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Bald Eagles in Illinois and Iowa

 

Three bald eagles flying over a water control structure.

Photo courtesy of Veronica Starcevich/USFWS

 

Bald Eagle

Photo by Veronica Starcevich/USFWS

Bald Eagle Permits

The bald eagle is protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Regulations provided under that Act allow the Service to issue permits for activities that may harm or disturb bald eagles and their nests.

Follow these links for information about Bald Eagles, eagle management and permits.

Midwest Eagle Permits

Midwest Bald Eagle

National Bald Eagle

If you need additional information about bald eagles, activities that may disturb or harm eagles, or how to obtain a permit, please contact:
 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Ecological Services Field Office
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, ILĀ  61265

Phone: 309-757-5800


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