Updated 1:28 am, Monday, May 7, 2018 PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a bald eagle found near a West Virginia highway has died. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports state police and sheriff's deputies found the injured male eagle last week next to U.S. Route 460. Mercer County sheriff's Cpl. J.C. Long says the eagle was transported to a veterinary clinic in Princeton. Executive director Wendy Perrone of the nonprofit Three Rivers Avian Center near Hinton says an examination and X-rays revealed the eagle had lead poisoning and a fractured leg. ___ Information from: Bluefield Daily Telegraph, http://www.bdtonline.com … [Read more...] about Bald eagle found along West Virginia road dies
In another week or so, the giant nest will be lost behind the leaves.That's probably best.A breeding pair of bald eagles picked some bold real estate for their nest — about 50 feet off the Davenport bike path.Mike Jones, of Bettendorf, sent an email Tuesday, attaching a couple of cell-phone pictures, along with a fairly detailed description of where he spotted the nest. Taking his cues, I parked at the Marquette Street boat ramp and headed downstream. A few hundred yards past the railroad bridge, a flash of white caught my eye.Sure enough, there it was.One adult landed on a branch just outside the nest, and the other was inside. I called photo editor Kevin Schmidt and asked him to bring his longest lens. I'm no bird-of-prey expert, but I know enough to give wild animals space, especially when offspring are involved.I wasn't sure whether it's cool to give away details about the whereabouts of the nest, so I called Iowa Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist Curt … [Read more...] about Ickes: Pair of bald eagles nest along Davenport bike path
click to enlarge The eagle was barely moving and lying across a railroad track. But Tim Ward knew what to do and where to take him. Ward, an officer with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), found the bald eagle in March near Ripley, north of Memphis between Millington and Dyersburg. “He was in bad shape when I found him,” Ward said in a statement. “I knew the first few days were the most critical, so after I dropped him off, I kept checking in with the Memphis Zoo team for updates.” The Memphis Zoo said it helps rehabilitate an average of three bald eagles a year. Once the rehabilitation process has been completed, the eagles are returned to the location where they were originally found. click to enlarge Dr. Felicia Knightly, a veterinarian at the zoo, examined the eagle Ward found in Ripley. She found a blockage in its throat. Knightly removed the blockage, and kept an eye on the eagle. After a week, the bird began eating its normal diet. … [Read more...] about Memphis Zoo Rehabs, Releases Bald Eagle
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Bald eagle babies at home at DTE plant Researchers band and give checkup to eagle chick. member of second brood at Belle River site. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Bob Gross, Times Herald Published 4:24 p.m. ET May 1, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE CHINA TWP - There are three bald eagle chicks in a nest on DTE Energy's Belle River Power Plant property, but only one of them got a checkup and a leg band Tuesday. The other two were just too young and too small to make the trip from the top of the nest tree to the bottom. Bald eagles are part of the scenery at the power … [Read more...] about Bald eagle babies at home at DTE plant
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Bald eagles Mr. President, First Lady welcome eaglet at National Arboretum in D.C. The egg hatched Monday, the American Eagle Foundation reports, and the eaglet appears healthy. The new bird was named DC6. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 1 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs USA Today Network Ashley May, USA TODAY Published 10:46 a.m. ET May 1, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 1 COMMENT EMAIL MORE A pair of bald eagles at the National Arboretum just welcomed a new eaglet. The egg hatched Monday, the American Eagle Foundation reports, and the eaglet appears healthy. The new bird was named DC6. As with any new … [Read more...] about Bald eagles Mr. President, First Lady welcome eaglet at National Arboretum in D.C.