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Mountain-Prairie Region

News Release

Bald Eagle Shot Near Strandburg, South Dakota

For Immediate Release

November 12, 2013

- Reward Offered –


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the shooting of an immature bald eagle six miles south and two miles east of Strandburg, South Dakota.  The eagle was shot on or before October 31, 2013.

The eagle was transported to the Bramble Park Zoo in Watertown, South Dakota, where it had to be euthanized due to the extent of its injuries.

Bald Eagles are protected by both federal and state law.  Bald eagles are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.

Callers with information may remain anonymous.  Please contact one of the following:

  • Special Agent Ken Dulik, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 605.885.6403
  • South Dakota, Game, Fish, & Parks TIPS Hotline - 1-888 OVERBAG

– FWS –

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Office of External Affairs

Mountain-Prairie Region

134 Union Blvd

Lakewood, CO 80228


303-236-3815 FAX



Ken Dulik

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Last modified: November 12, 2013
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