Eagles

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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In this undated image released by PBS, a brown bear catches salmon at Brooks Falls Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a live nature series set in Alaska this July, where cameras will attempt to capture bears, eagles, wolves and whales in their natural habitat.  (Gareth Wildman/PBS via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch bears, wolves, eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat in Alaska. "Wild Alaska Live" will air over three nights on PBS on July 23, 26 and 30. Cameras placed in the...
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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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