bald eagles

Bald eagle in flight, photographed by Jim McCollum

Cleared for Landing

A bald eagle slows to land in a nearly leafless tree near Maryland’s Conowingo Dam. Photographed by Jim McCollum of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Eight Wild Animal Species the Pilgrims Ate—and How They Are Today

[br] The Pilgrims’ first thanksgiving celebration (which lasted three days) probably took place in mid October 1621, after an unexpectedly bountiful harvest. The newcomers invited local Indians—who had given them …

Young Eagle Sees Dog As Prey

A Jack Russell Terrier recently had a run-in with a young bald eagle and, it seems, got the worst of the encounter. HometownAnnapolis.com reports: Trubee and Jurchison (dog’s owners) suspect the …

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into …

In Search of Urban Critters

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature …

Turkey Facts for Turkey Day

As you gobble down your Thanksgiving feast, here are a few turkey tidbits for the dinner table conversation… Wild Turkey Facts: The wild turkey was a contender for America’s national …

Administration Could Weaken Eagle Plan

Check out NWF senior counsel John Kostyack on NPR this morning: “Bald Eagle May Leave Endangered List” by Elizabeth Shogren, National Public Radio Morning Edition, February 7, 2007 – The …

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