American Bald Eagles taking a bath

Taking a bath can be one of the more relaxing things in life – even for bald eagles. Pausing briefly to give us a curious look, the eagle dipped its head into the cool water and fluffed out its feathers, sending droplets in all directions.

Birds of all sizes seem to enjoy time in the […]

American Birds need the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to survive.

Birds Need The EPA To Oversee Pesticides (And So Do We All) American ready for a return to the Dirty Sixties? Some in Congress seem to be!

The 1960’s was the decade of the Vietnam war, civil rights protests, and humankind’s first steps on the moon. But it was also a decade of pollution.

Among […]

Bald Eagles are back in California’s Channel Islands archipelago, buts what’s on their menu?

Now a team of American Scientists want to find out how these reintroduced Bald Eagles have managed to survive

Several years ago some people mused about the possibility of bringing extinct species back into existence, a process that’s been dubbed “de-extinction.” It’s an intriguing idea, but one important […]

Scientific research prove Bald Eagles are being contaminated by Flame Retardants.

Research on PBDE’s suggests the compounds might harm highly exposed birds. Michigan’s bald eagles are among the most contaminated birds on the planet when it comes to phased-out flame retardant chemicals in their livers, according to new research. The study, published last month in the Journal of Great Lakes Research, found […]

Contrast fines imposed for killing Eagles in the USA with those sometimes imposed in the UK!

The iconic bald eagle is America’s national symbol. Despite no longer being an endangered species as of 2007, this bird is still protected on a federal level.The Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act was put into place in 1940 and prohibits people from “taking” bald or golden eagles. The act defines “take” as “pursue, shoot, […]

Canadian Activists Target Wind Farm Installation.

Fisherville, Haldimand Cty, Ontario:

Six days after Ontario officials allowed Nexera Energy to remove a bald eagle’s nest by cutting down the tree holding the nest to make way for industrial wind turbines, one of those turbines has now been vandalized. You can read the original article here.

Active Bald […]

Only 57 Bald Eagle nests in Ontario Canada and yet the Government allows nests to be detroyed.

Fisherville, Haldimand Cty, Ontario:

Today 5th January 2013, at approximately 10:30am, Florida based wind farm company Nextera Energy was provided with approval to chainsaw down the tree limb (large cottonwood) holding a beautiful, active, bald eagle nest. (


Shooting (with a camera) Bald Eagles along Dallas Creek in Colorada

My wife Melinnia and I are avid raptor enthusiasts, and thank Raptor Politics for allowing us to share some photos taken in Colorado of a partial albino (leucistic) Bald Eagle along Dallas Creek by the town of Ridgway.