A large wildfire that swept across Caroll Island on Tuesday got dangerously close to two Bald Eagle nests.
A proposed wind farm off Maryland’s shore could kill up to 20 bald eagles a year, according to federal regulators who have asked the developer to take steps to cut those numbers in a move that could affect developing the electricity source along the Eastern Seaboard.
When the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, bald eagles had nearly disappeared from most of the United States. The lower 48 states were home to barely 400 nesting pairs of bald eagles, due primarily to widespread use of the pesticide DDT.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is asking the public for information about two bald eagle deaths in Talbot County.
Maryland’s Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is home to one of the nation’s largest breeding populations of bald eagles and the refuge is hosting an eagle festival this weekend to celebrate the majestic birds of prey.
The bald eagle may be a national symbol, but when a bird gets in trouble, it takes local help to rescue.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says a bald eagle found dead near Cumberland last month died from natural causes, not a gunshot wound.
A startling discovery in western Maryland has Department of Natural Resources Police trying to find who killed one of the nation’s most protected birds.
Maryland’s Natural Resources Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a bald eagle near Cumberland.
A bald eagle has been killed by a train while enjoying breakfast on a stretch of train tracks near Abderdeen, Md.