Bald eagles

FILE- In this March 5, 2014 file photograph, a juvenile bald eagle flies over the western shoreline of Lake Champlain in Essex, N.Y. Vermont biologists say the number of bald eagles that successfully nested in the state, including on Vermont's eastern shoreline of the lake, set a modern-day record in 2017. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
October 12, 2017 - 3:03 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The number of bald eagles that successfully nested in Vermont and raised young set a modern-day record this year, advancing the state's years long effort to restore the bird, according to state biologists. The Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday that 21 adult bald...
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This photo provided by the Humane Animal Rescue shows the x-rays of a bald eagle. Pennsylvania wildlife officials say the bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded condition. The bird was letting people get close to it on a wildlife trail near Apollo over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports it was taken to a wildlife center in Saegertown, where blood tests confirmed it had lead poisoning. (Humane Animal Rescue via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 10:49 pm
APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania wildlife officials say a bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded condition. The bird was letting people get close to it on a wildlife trail near Apollo over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports it was taken to a wildlife center in...
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August 15, 2017 - 12:16 pm
APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania wildlife officials say a bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded condition. The bird was letting people get close to it on a wildlife trail near Apollo over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports it was taken to a wildlife center in...
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July 11, 2017 - 6:55 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle because he was upset that the bird was taking fish from his pond. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia says in a statement that 62-year-old Allen Thacker of Smithfield pleaded guilty Tuesday to...
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July 05, 2017 - 12:33 pm
COLUMBIA, Conn. (AP) — Independence Day was unusually quiet in one small Connecticut town as residents heeded a request to protect a family of bald eagles. Carmen Vance, the first selectman of Columbia, said nobody set off fireworks around Columbia Lake during the long holiday weekend. State...
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This July 1, 2017 photo provided by the Humane Rescue Alliance shows an injured bald eagle found in Washington. It was unable to fly, appeared lethargic and had labored breathing. (Humane Rescue Alliance via AP)
July 04, 2017 - 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A wildlife biologist says an injured bald eagle found in Washington is likely the male of a well-known pair that has nested for years near the D.C. police academy. Biologist Dan Rauch with the District's Department of Energy and Environment told The Washington Post on Monday that...
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This 2017 photo provided by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection shows a baby bald eagle in a nest in a tree in Columbia, Conn. Independence Day traditions in the small Connecticut town are clashing with an effort to protect an iconic symbol of the nation. Authorities are asking residents to forgo shooting off fireworks for the sake of a family of bald eagles. (Brian Hess/CT Deep via AP)
June 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm
COLUMBIA, Conn. (AP) — Independence Day traditions in one small Connecticut town are clashing with an effort to protect an iconic symbol of the United States. Authorities in Columbia are asking residents this year to forgo shooting off fireworks for the sake of a family of bald eagles. Last summer...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:58 am
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A popular bald eagle hatched at Virginia's Norfolk Botanical Gardens had to be euthanized after being shot. The Virginian-Pilot reports ( http://bit.ly/2qlXRo4 ) the 7-year-old male eagle named Camellia was shot Saturday in Chesapeake. Officials say the eagle had over 20...
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