Eagles was found along the Milwaukee River in Fredonia near the Washington-Ozaukee county line.
Ordered to pay over $8 million in fines and restitution.
Total of 806 nests counted.
The amount of lead exposure varies regionally, with highest levels found in the Central Flyway, the new study found.
Man could have sentenced Smith to a year in prison and imposed a $5,000 fine, according to the plea agreement.
36th annual Bald Eagle Watching Days coming Jan. 15-16.
On average, eagles live about 20 years in the wild.
The farmer said he believes the water in a nearby lake took longer to warm up this spring, meaning fewer carp in the lake were available to the eagles to eat as part of the normal diet.
On April 23, Minnesota DNR received an anonymous tip about two dead bald eagles in a rural area near the Blackduck River in northwestern Minnesota.
The number of American bald eagles has quadrupled since 2009, with more than 300,000 of them now residing in lower 48.
These collective volunteer efforts greatly helped the Wisconsin DNR’s bald eagle monitoring and protection efforts in 2020 and are expected to do so again as bald eagles soon begin nesting in southern Wisconsin.
State regulators say it’s one of the longest running surveys of its kind in the country.
The eagle launched an aerial assault on a drone operated by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy – known as EGLE – ripping off a propeller and sending the aircraft into the lake.
Shows the leading causes of death for the iconic national bird are being hit by cars and lead poisoning.
Adult bird flew up into a tree afterwards and presumably survived.
Numbers increase across a majority of the state.
Find some open water along the Mississippi River drainage from the Twin Cities on south, and you’ll often see adult bald eagles.
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region)MANISTEE, Mich. — Michigan officials say a bald eagle was euthanized after being shot by hunters in Manistee County who said they mistook it for a goose. The DNR says local fishing guides saw the shooting Saturday in a wooded area on the Manistee River and called the agency’s poaching hotline. The 2-year-old female…
Pennsylvania Game Commission asks for public’s help to keep up with burgeoning numbers.
State and federal reports say predation of livestock by eagles is rare on the North Coast. Many people don’t report it or are not sure it’s a bald eagle that did the killing.
They remain the first-ever documented nesting pair in the county in modern times.
Nesting season for the big raptors getting underway.
As territories shrink, some fight to the death, while others are working together.
Nesting surveys conducted last year by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources revealed a record number of nesting birds, with 1,695 nests occupied by breeding adults.
(Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife)AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine’s bald eagle population continues to soar, increasing by 101 nesting pairs to a total of 733, an increase of 16 percent since the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife conducted the last bald eagle survey five years ago in 2013. Maine’s bald eagle population continues to grow in numbers across the…
The farmer said he believes the water in Murtaugh Lake took longer to warm up this spring, meaning fewer carp in the lake were available to the eagles to eat as part of the normal diet. (Windigo Images)SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Wildlife officials say Chatham County is No. 1 in the state again for the number of bald eagle nests…