Baby milky eagle-owl arrives in Idaho

A baby Milky eagle-owl recently came to the World Center for Birds of Prey from Zoo Atlanta in Georgia. Visitors can see it each day at 1 p.m.

BOISE -- The Peregrine Fund World Center for Birds of Prey has welcomed a fuzzy, feathered baby.

It's a Milky eagle-owl, also known as a Verreaux's eagle-owl.

The owl is about six weeks old, and will be named either Oliver or Winnie -- it's too early to tell for sure!

It arrived Thursday night from Atlanta, Georgia.

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The World Center for Birds of Prey will show the baby bird to visitors each day at 1 p.m., between feedings and nap time.

The Milky eagle-owl species is native to sub-Saharan Africa. The Peregrine Fund has been working to conserve that owl and other raptors in Kenya. The new Milky will help connect visitors with those projects.

The World Center for Birds of Prey is located at 5668 West Flying Hawk Lane in Boise, off of South Cole Road. Construction on South Cole currently requires the use of a detour to reach the center. More information about visiting is available here.