Bald eagles

Maine’s bald eagle numbers continue to surge

(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…

Georgia coast: Where bald eagle nest numbers soar

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…

First egg for first eagles to nest in District of Columbia in 71 years

A screenshot Tuesday afternoon, March 27 from the eagle nest in D.C. (Image courtesy 2018 American Eagle Foundation, eagles.org)The bald eagle couple dubbed Mr. President and First Lady laid their first egg of 2018 on Sunday in Washington, D.C., according to eagle camera footage. They are the first eagles to nest in the District of Columbia in 71 years. Their…

Attacks and intrigue in Pennsylvania eagle nest drama

(Image courtesy of Pennsylvania Game Commission)Two bald eagles in York County, Pa., rose to social media fame four years ago after being featured on the state online eagle feed. Liberty and Freedom, as they were named by fans, quickly attracted a devoted following among wildlife lovers, who have watched, transfixed, as the eagle cam turned into a soap opera this…

Bald eagles nest in Cleveland for first time in more than 100 years

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo)CLEVELAND — Naturalists say bald eagles are nesting in Cleveland for the first time in more than 100 years. The Plain Dealer reports a historical interpreter for the Cleveland Metroparks spotted a pair of eagles last year carrying sticks into a tree on a bluff overlooking the Cuyahoga River. The interpreter, Karen Lakus, and others…