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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- The American kestrel falcon responsible for knocking out power for 28 thousand Utah Power customers in Davis and Salt Lake counties Tuesday morning appears to be recovering from her injuries.
Bird rehabilitator DaLyn Erickson of the Ogden Nature Center says she's still alive, but is pretty burnt.
Utah Power spokesman Dave Eskelsen on Tuesday reported that an unknown bird had caused Utah Power's longest outage from a bird mortality. But later that day, the falcon was brought to the Nature Center.
Erickson says the bird is spunky and is getting better. She doesn't want to get her hopes up, but she believes the falcon eventually may be able to return to the wild.
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