SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A bald eagle is on the road to recovery after being found near a construction site in Sumner County. 

The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy was notified about the injured bird near the construction site of Liberty Creek Middle School on Friday, Oct. 20.

Authorities reported the deputy contacted wildlife officers with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) before it was transported to a rehab facility. 

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According to the sheriff’s office, the bald eagle will be released back to its habitat once it recovers at the rehab facility.

There is no word on the extent of the eagle’s injuries. News 2 has reached to the TWRA for more information.