National Eagle Repository - Resources

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The National Eagle Repository (NER) has temporarily changed its operations in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

The majority of Repository staff will temporarily be moving to telework in accordance with Department guidelines. During this time, please use email as a primary source of communication. (

We will continue to process eagle shipments, however processing may be slower. If you feel there is a critical need to send something to the Repository during this time, please contact NER staff at >>

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Eagle feathers. Credit: USFWS.

Fact Sheets

Learn everything you need to know about the transportation of eagle parts and feathers.

Bald eagle in flight. Credit: George Gentry, USFWS.

Laws & Regulations

Here you will learn all you need to know about the laws and regulations concerning the protection of Bald and Golden Eagles.

Greater Sage-Grouse distribution map. Credit: USFWS.


Frequently asked questions, procedures for obtaining eagle parts and feathers, photos, statistics, and more.