Category: Eagles

Trump’s Administration Increases risks of Poisoning Bald Eagle.

  In January, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new policy to phase out the use of lead ammo and fishing tackle on more than 150 million acres of national wildlife refuges and other agency lands and waterways. Lead is a deadly toxin—one we’ve known about for ages—and it’s killing eagles around the […]

Friday March 24th, 2017 in Birds, Captain Eagle, Eagles | Comments Off on Trump’s Administration Increases risks of Poisoning Bald Eagle.

Obama’s regulation on wind turbines will kill up to 4200 bald eagles per company.

Bald and golden eagles may be legally killed or injured in the thousands by high-speed turbines (reaching speeds up to 170 miles per hour), under new regulations released Wednesday by the Obama administration. The rules, which affect individual wind-energy companies that plan to operate the technology for up to 30 years, allows up to 4,200 […]

Monday December 26th, 2016 in Articles, Birds, Captain Eagle, Eagles, News, Wind Power Technology | Comments Off on Obama’s regulation on wind turbines will kill up to 4200 bald eagles per company.

Bald Eagle Attacking an Osprey Nest

The attack came yesterday at dusk. With both Osprey parents away from their nest of three chicks, the Bald Eagle sweeps in from over the water. One of the Osprey parents suddenly enters the frame in tow and ready to defend the nest, but it can’t match the speed and power of the eagle, which manages to snag one of […]

Thursday November 3rd, 2016 in Birds, Captain Eagle, Eagles, News, Raptors, Video | Comments Off on Bald Eagle Attacking an Osprey Nest

Bald Eagle Stuck in a Moving Car’s Grille

In life, sometimes you’re the grille, and sometimes you’re the Bald Eagle. Alright, so that’s not exactly how the saying goes, but it turned out to be true for an unlucky Bald Eagle in Florida this past weekend. According to a Facebook post by Florida’s Clay County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, a Bald Eagle had to be rescued from the grille of a Saturn after the bird collided with the […]

Friday October 28th, 2016 in Birds, Captain Eagle, Eagles, Florida, News | Comments Off on Bald Eagle Stuck in a Moving Car’s Grille

Where are Golden Eagles the most Abundant?

Golden eagles may be more abundant in elevated, undeveloped landscapes with high wind speeds, according to a study published August 24, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Ryan Nielson from Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc., USA, and colleagues. Better understanding of golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) abundance and distribution across the developing western United States is needed […]

Tuesday September 20th, 2016 in Alps Eagles, Articles, Birds, Canada, Captain Eagle, Eagles, Research | Comments Off on Where are Golden Eagles the most Abundant?

Bald Eagle Soars Free After Rehabilitation

State environmental workers this week set free a bald eagle that had been found severely injured and was rehabilitated by veterinarians for more than a month. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife officials brought the bird of prey to the Wachusett Reservoir in Central Massachusetts Tuesday, where it spread its massive wings and took flight from […]

Tuesday March 15th, 2016 in Alps Eagles, Articles, Birds, Cape Cod Eagles, Captain Eagle, Eagles, Massachusetts, Raptors, Video | Comments Off on Bald Eagle Soars Free After Rehabilitation

Bald Eagles Nesting

A bald eagle couple that has made the National Arboretum their home is nesting for a family this month. The eagles laid two eggs in the past week, and now you can watch as they await their eaglets thanks to two well-placed, live-streaming nest cams. Read more…

Tuesday February 16th, 2016 in Captain Eagle, Eagles, Maryland, News, Research, Virgina | Comments Off on Bald Eagles Nesting

Airports Have Wide Latitude to Kill Birds

The operator of New York City’s airports has the legal right to kill migratory birds when necessary to protect planes, a federal appeals court said Tuesday as it rejected a challenge from an animal advocacy group. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was within […]

Wednesday January 27th, 2016 in Birds, Canada, Captain Eagle, Dr. Hoots, Eagles, Lieutenant Habicht, New York, News, Owls, Red-tail Hawks | Comments Off on Airports Have Wide Latitude to Kill Birds