By Staff

CONROE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A wildlife group based in Montgomery County is taking care of an eagle they picked up in Polk County.

The average eagle needs between ½ and 1 pound of food each day. However, eagles do not need to eat daily. (courtesy: Friends of Texas Wildlife via Facebook)

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The bird has a healing fracture near his right shoulder, according to a Facebook post from the group, Friends of Texas Wildlife.

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“He will require limited movement for 4-6 weeks before we can even assess if the wing will be functional. We do not know how he was injured. What a handsome bird he is,” the non-profit shared.

Asking for donations, the group said that eagles are extremely costly to care for due to their dietary needs.

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The eagle will remain in their care a minimum of 8-12 weeks. Staff