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  • A brown eagle with a very sharp curved beak flying through the air.
    Golden eagle. Photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS.

    Bald Eagles and Golden Eagles

    Bald eagles and golden eagles and their nests are protected from take, including disturbance, under the federal Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.  Learn more...

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  • A brown eagle with a very sharp curved beak flying through the air.
    Golden eagle. Photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS.

    Golden eagles in the Southern Appalachians

    March 21, 2012 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. We came to a stop on the shoulder of the dirt road, got out of the car, crossed the road, and the driver pointed to a spot near the top of a rocky cliff. It was a golden eagle nest, and on it was the first golden eagle I had ever seen. But that was Montana. Golden eagles are well-known in the West, where populations number up to 35,000 birds, however, there‚Äôs a much smaller, and lesser known Eastern population estimated at between 1,000 and 2,500 individuals, which was essentially unknown to ornithologists until the 1930s.  Learn more...

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