NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The owl found in the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is almost ready to fly back into the wild.
On Monday, workers found the saw-whet owl tucked away in the tree’s branches. One of the workers got it out and put it in a box.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Intense Manhunt For Suspect; Sources Say Police Locate Discarded Clothes Nearby Scene
It was then taken to the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center in Saugerties.New York Weather: Sunday 5/9 Mother's Day Evening CBS2 Weather Headlines
The center says the bird, which has been named Rocky, is now in an outdoor area, getting used to the weather.
Workers are scouting locations to release him, possibly as early as Sunday.MORE NEWS: Prosecutors: Juan Ixcotoyac-Tiu, 25, Sexually Assaulted 8-Year-Old Girl In Bloomingdale, N.J.
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