Kansas Game Wardens announced that they were on the hunt for someone who killed a bald eagle in Kansas Wednesday morning. The bald eagle was shot and killed below the Marion Reservoir’s dam near Hillsboro, Kansas, which is north of Wichita. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced they need the public’s […]
Bald Eagles Come to the Big Apple
For the first time, the once-endangered Bald Eagle is nesting in New York City. A pair of Bald Eagles has shacked up and built New York City’s first eagle nest in at least a hundred years. The newcomers were spotted earlier this month by a tugboat captain, […]
An Illinois wildlife photographer is on trial for rescuing injured birds in a case that will decide just how far citizens can go to help protected wildlife.
This male eagle was released back into the Illinois wild on Jan. 1 after 18 months of care at Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation. (Photo: Sue Wren)
Two American teenagers are expected to face a number of charges after police say they intentionally shot and killed an American bald eagle.
The Bald Eagle is the National Symbol of the United States of America
Police say the two 15-year-olds shot the eagle from their car eagle while it […]
News from the United States this week demonstrated the best way to handle raptor killers, when a court Judge in Iowa handed down a jail term for the intentional killing of a bald -eagle. The sentence was immediately followed by a huge cheer from watches inside the court. The judgement handed down by the […]
The bald eagle may no longer be at risk of extinction, but the U.S. effort to protect the national bird became harder last week. A federal appeals court revived a religion-based challenge to a U.S. regulation that allows only members of Indian tribes recognized by the government to possess the birds’ feathers, so long as […]
Bridgeton, New Jersey – Animal advocates have offered an additional reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of all individuals responsible for shooting a bald eagle found seriously wounded in Bridgeton City Park in May.
The eagle being released after treatment
It has now been officially confirmed by state wildlife officials in Utah that a wintertime outbreak of West Nile virus has has been responsible for the deaths of more than two dozen bald eagles in Utah and thousands of water birds around the Great Salt Lake. […]
A growing number of bald eagle deaths in Utah have left state wildlife officials without any solid explanations as they continue to dig into the mystery in search of answers.
This month, 21 bald eagles have been found with a mysterious illness, of which 16 have died. Normally the state sees bald eagle […]