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Native American Tribe Granted Permission To Hunt Bald Eagles
2012-03-19 10:34:32

The US government for the first time has granted a Native American tribe in Wyoming permission to kill two bald eagles for a religious ceremony, opening the door for future negotiations for native tribes to claim more of the nationally honored birds for their long-suppressed religious freedoms, the tribe said. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) granted the Northern Arapaho Tribe a permit on March 9 allowing it to either kill or capture and release two bald eagles this year. The permit...

2011-04-23 00:00:32

Biodiversity Research Institute Announces new Webcam to Monitor Bald Eagle Nest Gorham, ME (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 BioDiversity Research Institute (BRI) today announced the installation of the newest video webcam provided by NextEra Energy. The video camera is set up to monitor the nest of a pair of bald eagles in Maine's mid-coastal region. This webcam is one of two cameras NextEra currently sponsors that captures the breeding activity of these raptors in real time. Visitors to BRI's...

2011-02-02 09:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to Pennsylvania's Nature Inn at Bald Eagle in Centre County can enjoy an up-close experience with nature, no matter what the weather. "The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle provides a cozy place to rest, while offering visitors a sampling of what the great outdoors has to offer in the winter and early spring months," PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of State Parks Director John Norbeck said. Opened...

2010-06-25 08:35:00

State threatened species continues its ascent By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The bald eagle's amazing recovery from the brink of extinction in this state continues at a heartwarming pace as America prepares to celebrate the birth of its independence, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. So far this year, 192 bald eagle nests - in 50 counties - have been recorded in...

2010-04-23 13:03:00

PITTSBURGH, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steeler Country is now home to the Eagles! No, not the cross-Commonwealth rival Philadelphia Eagles; a pair of American bald eagles. "While bald eagles are not an uncommon sight as they hunt for fish in the Three Rivers area of Pittsburgh, this is the first confirmed nesting pair of bald eagles in Allegheny County," said Gary Fujak, Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer for western Allegheny County. "The nest is in Crescent...

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2010-03-09 10:32:05

Researchers from the Center for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) have demonstrated, using a map of the potential distribution, the alpine marmot's capacity for adaptation in the fields of the Pyrenees. Its quick proliferation makes it a successful example of species introduction. At the end of the Pleistocene (10,000 years ago), the increase in temperatures brought an end to the alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) in the...

2009-08-15 12:57:22

Britain's oldest known wild golden eagle has died on the isle of Jura at age 22, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said. The bird was banded on the isle of Mull in 1987 when it was still a chick, said Roger Broad, the society member who tagged the bird. It's actually very nice to hear about a bird that's had such a long life, and to be told about it in a situation like this when there are absolutely no suspicious circumstances whatsoever, Broad told the BBC in a story aired...

2009-08-13 22:35:34

A Hardin, Ill., man pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle and a reward is being offered for information on another dead eagle, federals official said Thursday. Jerry Kronable, 26, told a U.S. District Court judge in Springfield, Ill., he shot a bald eagle as it fed on a deer carcass. He was sentenced to pay a $5,000 fine, serve one year probation, and forfeit the .22 caliber rifle he used. The eagle fell in a road where it was discovered, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in a...


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2006-03-01 15:01:34

The Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) is a large hawk found on the prairies and open country in mid-western North America. In the central part of their range, they are permanent residents. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States and Mexico in winter. Adults have long broad wings and a broad grey, rusty or white tail. The legs are feathered to the talons, similar to the Rough-legged Hawk. There are two color forms: Light morph birds are rusty brown on the upper parts and pale...

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2006-02-27 14:52:52

The White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae found throughout India and through southeast Asia to Australia on coasts and major waterways. This large eagle is very distinctive with its white head, breast underwing coverts and tail. The upperparts are grey and the black underwing flight feathers contrast with the white coverts. The tail is short and wedge-shaped as with its relatives, the Bald Eagle and White-tailed Eagle. The...

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2006-02-27 14:26:20

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey native to North America. It is most recognizable as the national bird of the United States. This species was near extinction late in the 20th century but has since recovered and now has a stable population. Because of this it is in the process of being removed from the U.S. federal government's list of endangered species. The distinctive appearance of the adult's head is the reason for this bird's common and scientific names. Bald...

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2006-02-26 16:27:34

The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. Like all eagles, it is part of the family Accipitridae. There are five noted subspecies of the Golden Eagle: Eurasian Golden Eagle (A. c. chrysaetos) American Golden Eagle (A. c. canadensis) Spanish Golden Eagle (A. c. homeryi) Japanese Golden Eagle (A. c. japonica) Russian Berkut (A. c. daphanea) Distribution Previously the Golden Eagle lived in temperate Europe, North...

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2006-02-26 14:56:24

The Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) is a bird of prey or raptor that belongs to the family Accipitridae. It is is one of the rarest, largest and most powerful birds in the world. When it was discovered in 1896 it was named the Monkey-eating Eagle, based on reports from natives saying that it preyed only on monkeys. Studies on the bird's feeding ecology later revealed, however, that they diet is more varied. Preferred prey includes colugo, civets, large snakes, monitor lizards,...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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