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  • Bird watchers rescue eagle after geese attack

    04/09/2017 5:38:00 AM PDT · by bert · 31 replies
    Kingsport Times News ^ | April 5, 2017 | Matthew Lane
    KINGSPORT — Bird watchers helped rescue a bald eagle from the South Fork of the Holston River this week after witnesses say the eagle was attacked by Canada geese defending their nest. The feathered skirmish took place Monday evening along the riverfront section of the Kingsport Greenbelt, starting on land near a goose nest below Riverfront Seafood. Witnesses say the eagle fell into the river after being attacked by a flock of geese, with the geese continuing to attack the eagle in the water. Birding Kingsport — the local bird watching club — had been out along the Greenbelt and...
  • Parrish Man Grabs Bald Eagle From Alligator’s Grip

    02/10/2017 2:27:18 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Bradenton Herald ^ | 2/10 | Hannah Morse
    In a battle between America’s symbolic bird of prey and Florida man’s nemesis, a Parrish man said not on his watch. A male bald eagle sat at the edge of a pond behind his home in the Copperstone subdivision when the alligator clamped its jaws on the bird Wednesday. “It’s our bald eagle. It’s our treasure,” Anderson, who is also going through chemotherapy, told Fox 13. “It stands for who we are and what we are.” A neighbor called Justin Matthews of Matthews Wildlife Rescue and he arrived clad in a cowboy hat and camouflage cargo shorts. The eagle’s legs...
  • Bald Eagle Euthanized After Being Shot in Chambers BCounty

    01/11/2017 3:24:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    Ckick2Houston ^ | January 10, 2017 | Erica Young
    If you spend any time in Anahuac, you’re bound to see tons of birds. “We have birders come in from all over the world,” Sheriff Brian Hawthorne, of Chambers County, said. You might even spot an eagle’s nest, which is a good sign. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, eagles have bounced back from a DDT scare. In the 1970s, eagles were endangered, and it wasn’t until 2007 that they were taken off that list. “They’re making a great comeback in our area. To see something like this, something injured that severely, it was extremely sad,” Sharon Schmalz,...
  • Final wind-turbine rule permits thousands of eagle deaths

    12/14/2016 11:51:46 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 129 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 12//14/16 | Matthew Daly - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized a rule that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years — even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles. Under the new rule, wind companies and other power providers will not face a penalty if they kill or injure up to 4,200 bald eagles, nearly four times the current limit. Deaths of the more rare golden eagles would be allowed without penalty so long as companies minimize losses by taking steps such as retrofitting power poles to reduce the risk of...
  • Bald eagle stuck in storm drain lead to Florida road closure

    11/10/2016 4:33:10 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 10 replies
    WHIO ^ | 10 Nov 2016
    Portions of a road in Orlando, Florida, have been shut down in after an eagle became stuck in a storm drain... About 25 minutes into the rescue attempt, the eagle appearing to protect the trapped bird became agitated as a rescurer came too close and few away. The trapped eagle fell into the drain as it attempted to get away. After about an hour into the process, workers were able to rescue the bird that fell into the drain after removing part of the structure.
  • Bald Eagle Rescued From Car Grille After Matthew Passes

    10/10/2016 7:55:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | Sun October 9, 2016 | Andreas Preuss
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew's path through Florida, it may have been the oddest call to 911 operators: a bald eagle had gotten stuck in the grille of a car. A posting on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page Saturday reported the odd emergency request from a driver in the area near Jacksonville. Pictures showed the national bird of the United States stuck in the precarious position. Clay County officials said the bird was pulled out and turned over to an organization in nearby Talbot Island, Florida, called B.E.A.K.S. -- Bird Emergency Aid and Kare Santuary.
  • I am Smiling!

    07/04/2016 2:03:40 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 12 replies
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  • Conowingo Dam Bald Eagles

    04/01/2016 3:53:40 PM PDT · by XEHRpa · 15 replies
    Vimeo user-posted video ^ | January 2016 | Mike Lemery
    Share This film was a Finalist for the Nat Geo Wild to Inspire competition and screened at The Sun Valley Film Fest. One of four finalists of 350 entries. For more info email Mikelemery@yahoo.com or go to mikelemery.com “Conowingo Dam Bald Eagles” shows the resurgence of the bald eagle population at the Conowingo Dam in Maryland, where hundreds of bald eagles fiercely fight for the stunned fish that make it through the dam’s turbines.
  • Donald Trump Holds a Real Bald Eagle Named Uncle Sam in His Office for Photo Shoot

    08/21/2015 4:27:20 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 33 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 20 August 2015 | JOSH GARDNER
    Another day, another Donald Trump interview: only this time the country's favorite Republican presidential hopeful was in the fitting company of an all-American bald eagle. The Donald posed for a TIME photo shoot in his Manhattan office overlooking Central Park on Tuesday alongside a captive bird of prey named Uncle Sam. And while the wild raptor proved difficult to keep in line, photographer Martin Schoeller admits Trump and his signature 'blue steel' gaze remained unchanged in every single frame.
  • Federal court throws out scheme allowing windmills to kill bald and golden eagles for the next

    08/13/2015 9:57:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/13/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    At last, a federal court has taken a move to limit the slaughter of our national symbol, otherwise protected by law, in the headlong rush to produce expensive, unreliable wind power, based on the unproven theory that carbon dioxide emissions lead to global warming, or climate change, or something really, really bad, sometime in the future, even if not right now.
  • Sea gull challenges bald eagle for the life of second gull

    07/16/2015 4:57:27 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 23 replies
    upi ^ | July 15, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    VALDEZ, Alaska, - A photo shared by the U.S. Department of Interior shows a brave sea gull attempting to take on a bald eagle that had another sea gull trapped in its talons. The Department of Interior, which shared the photo on Facebook, said photographer David Canales witnessed the struggle while kayaking on Prince William Sound in Alaska. The department said the "epic aerial battle" came to an end when the sea gull gave up on trying to save its friend and the eagle flew off with its prey. Canales posted a second photo on his Facebook account that appears...
  • Awesome photos of a bald eagle under snow...

    03/06/2015 7:26:18 AM PST · by tanuki · 28 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 03/06/15 | Twitchy Staff
    America, defined!
  • Rare sighting in the Suburbs- Our National Bird

    01/13/2015 8:07:59 AM PST · by mabarker1 · 35 replies
    Personal ^ | 12/13/2015 | Self/Friend
    Good Morning!This Pic was sent to Me from My Bestest Friend in Denton, TX yesterday. He took it at the Water Plant. Two Bald Eagles by the Basins. There are Bald Eagles that live on Lake Buchanan, 230 (+/-) miles South & West and there are Guided Bald Eagle Boat Tours there I have been on 25+ years ago and saw 15+ of them in a few hours.But I would never expect to see any by Denton- just North of DFW.Anyway I figured this was too Awesome and Cool to not share. Hey George?What Mable?Did you know that the Turkey...
  • Bald eagle fends off raccoon from nest

    02/28/2014 6:42:36 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 17 replies
    WTAE ^ | February 27, 2014
    PITTSBURGH —A female bald eagle defended her nest and the three eggs inside it from an intruding raccoon late Wednesday night. PixController, which is providing a live-stream camera of the nest, captured the close call near the Monongahela River in Hays. (Mobile users: Click here to watch the video) The video showed the eagle being startled by the raccoon before she sprung up and spread her wings. After only a few seconds, the raccoon fled the nest and the mother settled back down. It's not believed any of the three eggs inside were harmed. The 5 1/2-year-old female laid the...
  • I saw an amazing sight this morning.

    12/22/2013 12:10:02 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 81 replies
    12/22/'13 | Self
    On the way back from the store this morning, I saw a fully grown, wild bald eagle sitting in the middle of a field near where I used to live. This is absolutely the very first wild bald eagle I have ever seen in my life (I saw a captive one at school once). Unfortunately I didn't have a camera, but . . . wow! You know, sometimes when everything is going to pot and I'm tempted to just give up, something like this happens. It's a reminder that however totalitarian the left becomes, they can't control or social-engineer nature....
  • President Obama Will Sacrifice Bald Eagles To Fight Global Warming

    12/17/2013 12:11:37 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 29 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/14/13 | James M. Taylor
    The Obama administration announced last Friday that it will grant industrial wind farm operators 30-year permits to kill legally protected bald eagles and golden eagles without fear of legal repercussions. U.S. wind turbines already kill 1.4 million birds and bats each year, including many endangered, threatened and protected species such as California condors, bald eagles and Indiana bats. The Obama administration claims this annual bird and bat slaughter is necessary to fight global warming. Sources very close to the President have leaked to me the text of the following presidential speech on the topic, which President Obama will deliver later...
  • Sigh: Indiana man faces possible jail time for nursing bald eagle back to health

    06/20/2013 8:14:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/20/2013 | MARY KATHARINE HAM
    Fighting to save Freedom can be fraught with danger, and not just from the IRS: Local officers seized a bald eagle from the home of Greencastle, Indiana man, Jeffrey Henry and charged him with unlawful possession of the bird. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received an anonymous tip that Henry was keeping the eagle in his apartment, an action punishable by up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine. Bald eagles have been federally protected since 1940 when Congress recognized the need to guard the species’ diminishing population. The “Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act” prohibits hunting,...
  • Man Rescues Bald Eagle, Could Face Jail Time

    06/19/2013 7:34:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 19, 2013 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Man Rescues Bald Eagle, Could Face Jail Time An Indiana man was charged this week with the unlawful possession of a bald eagle, which the man says he cared for and rescued from the mud pit in which it was trapped. The former Department of Natural Resources employee, Jeffrey Henry, could face up to 60 days of jail time and a $500 fine as part of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Yahoo reports: As reported by WISH News 8, Henry had the bird in his home for 11 hours after several weeks of caring for the sick animal...
  • Reward in slaying of 4 bald eagles up to $14,000

    01/18/2013 7:46:54 PM PST · by Altariel · 19 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | January 18, 2013 | AP
    The reward for information to help convict the person who killed four eagles near Granite Falls is now nearly $14,000. The Stillaguamish Tribe, Humane Society of the United States and Conservation Northwest are offering money to help state Fish and Wildlife investigators. The dead birds were found Jan. 9 floating in a lake and were apparently shot.
  • IRS wants $29 million in estate taxes for bald-eagle sculpture that … can’t legally be sold

    07/24/2012 8:29:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/24/2012 | AllahPundit
    That's one way to increase tax revenue from the rich. If you can't get Congress to pass the Buffett Rule, why not just start taxing phantom income instead?They want their money, even if you don't get yours. The object under discussion is “Canyon,” a masterwork of 20th-century art created by Robert Rauschenberg that Sonnabend’s children inherited when she died in 2007.Because the work, a sculptural combine, includes a stuffed bald eagle, a bird under federal protection, the heirs would be committing a felony if they ever tried to sell it. So their appraisers have valued the work at zero. But...