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Articles

  • Three fluffy grey birds appear sleeping in a nest.

    A young life saved

    April 30, 2018 | 5 minute readWas that fishing line in the nest? A worried eagle watcher clicked on the website’s email link and started writing. Then, a second time: click! The email went winging. It landed in Al Cecere’s inbox. He read it and turned to his computer. Cecere called up the site where two cameras offered unblinking looks at three eaglets born in the top of a Tennessee oak tree. Yes, monofilament. And that meant the 3-week-old bald eagles or their parents were in danger of swallowing the line – or, worse, ingesting a lure or hook. Learn more...

    The eaglet and its siblings live in a tree not far from Sevierville, Tennessee. Photo by American Eagle Foundation.

  • A sandy beach with a tuft of vegetation following a jetty.

    A sanctuary for at-risk birds

    July 12, 2017 | 3 minute readWolf Island National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia – It rained heavily the night before, and the puffy white clouds on the horizon presaged more storms heading for the Georgia coast. At 7 am., with the tide receding, Tim Keyes hustled the Carolina Skiff into the Altamaha Sound where the same-name river meets the sea. Destination: the low-lying barrier islands off limits to the public, but teeming with at-risk, threatened and endangered birds. Learn more...

    Wolf Island. Photo by Nicole Vidal, USFWS.

News

  • A mature bald eagle with white head and dark brown feathers perched on a dead tree limb just over a giant nest.

    Federal and state officials request assistance in investigation of bald eagle nest destruction

    July 20, 2017 | 2 minute readThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) are requesting assistance with an investigation of the destruction of a bald eagle nest. An active bald eagle nest was destroyed in Berkeley County, South Carolina, in June 2017. The nest was in an area of woods being logged near the junction of Crowfield Boulevard and Corporate Parkway in Goose Creek, S.C. The Service is offering a reward of $1,000 for information that leads to successful prosecution in this case. Read the full story...

    Bald eagle perched at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by USFWS.

  • A large grey bird flying in front of a bright blue sky.

    May 19th is Endangered Species Day

    May 19, 2017 | 4 minute readEndangered Species Day was created by a Senate resolution in 2006 to encourage “the people of the United States to become educated about, and aware of, threats to species, success stories in species recovery, and the opportunity to promote species conservation worldwide.” It has since been celebrated in more than a dozen other countries as well. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is proud to celebrate this annual day, and to honor the recovery work being done under the Endangered Species Act, (ESA) which protects endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend, and helps them recover. Read the full story...

    Brown pelican. Photo by Jon. D. Anderson CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

  • An adult bald eagle soars in front of a bright blue sky

    Service offers $2,500 reward for information in death of bald eagle in Centre, Alabama

    March 10, 2017 | 1 minute readWildlife investigators are offering a reward of $2,500 for information related to the shooting death of a bald eagle in Cherokee County, Alabama. The bald eagle was found in a community east of Centre near the intersection of County Roads 13 and 637. The Service is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to a conviction. To provide information, contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Law Enforcement, in Wetumpka, Alabama, 334-478-7900. Read the full story...

    A bald eagle in flight at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS.

  • Two veterinarians hold and measure an injured bald eagle.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers reward for information in Tennessee bald eagle deaths

    February 14, 2017 | 2 minute readThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot two bald eagles in the Tennessee River Valley recently. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Service are investigating the shootings. There is a separate reward for each eagle. “We are especially angered by these actions because it is nesting season,” said TWRA Wildlife Sergeant Chris Combs. Read the full story...

    Dr. Patrick Sullivan, Avian and Exotics Resident, and fourth-year veterinary student Timothy Pearson from the Avian and Exotic Animals Service at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center examine a bald eagle that was shot. Photo: Avian and Exotic Animals Service at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center.

  • A dead, juvenile bald eagle.

    Wanted: information about a bald eagle killed in Hamilton county, Tennessee

    May 12, 2016 | 1 minute readA bald eagle was found dead by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Officers on March 9, 2016, in the Lost Lake Subdivision area of Hamilton County, Tennessee. Investigators believe the bald eagle was shot sometime between March 1 and March 9, 2016. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for this unlawful act. Read the full story...

    Dead juvenile bald eagle found in Hamilton County, TN. Photo by USFWS Forensics Lab.

  • A bald eagle perched with its wings spread.

    $7,500 reward offered for information in death of a bald eagle in Boligee, Alabama

    April 29, 2016 | 2 minute readThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of $2,500 to help find who shot a bald eagle in Boligee, Alabama. The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are adding $5,000 to the reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. The bald eagle was found on private property, north of the intersection of County Road 138 and U. Read the full story...

    A bald eagle prepares for flight. Photo by Richard Keen / RMA.

  • Reward offered for information on bald eagle found dead in Banks county, Georgia

    October 8, 2015 | 1 minute readThe U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement in Atlanta, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division are investigating the death of a bald eagle in North Georgia. A farmer found the eagle on a farm in Banks County, south of Baldwin, Georgia, on August 7, 2015. A $2,500.00 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and successful conviction in this investigation. Read the full story...

Podcasts

  • An adult bald eagle soars in front of a bright blue sky

    Eagle shooting

    February 16, 2016 | 2 minute readTranscript The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of an bald eagle in east Tennessee. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for wounding the eagle. The eagle was discovered around last Thanksgiving in Monroe County, southwest of Knoxville, at the intersection of Mt. Pleasant Road and Citico Road. Learn more...

    A bald eagle in flight at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS.

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