Bald eagles have been poisoned May 13: reward offered
#Cosmoread: A group of 13 bald eagles found dead last month, a person may have been killed, a new autopsy shows. US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), which is now the person who killed the birds can lead to a $ 25,000 reward, is offered to anyone.
Eagles, has been found in Maryland, and did not die of natural causes, the analysis showed. Although the autopsy has not revealed exactly what the majestic bald eagle was killed, the analysis has ruled out trauma.
“A working theory is poison,” Candy Thomson, a Maryland Natural Resources police spokesman told the Washington Post. “We just do not know, which is why we are asking people if they’ve heard anything, if they have seen anything, we want to know about it,” said Thompson.
New necropolises showed that such craft avian influenza in birds, which circulates in poultry farms in the region did not die of natural causes.
Iconic birds, Federals-burg, Maryland, found an audience on February 20 after he said what he initially thought was a dead turkey gone by, The Washington Post reported. The man took a closer look, he found four bald eagle dropped. 13 Eagles that had died, three were mature enough to mate, featuring white “bald” head and brown feathers. Bald eagle die-off was one of the biggest in decades.
Before the national bird, the endangered species list in the 1960 s went on after the Eagles were nearly extinct. Many of them environmental, which the Eagles’ eggshells to make hard and brittle, which means the child cannot eagle chicks hatch from the pesticide DDT was used.
Since then, birds, bald eagle population rebounded and is no longer on the endangered species list. However, the national birds are still protected under two federal laws: Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940 and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, FWS accordingly.
Initially, investigators speculated that the Eagles might be poisoned carcasses of rodents, but the owner of the field, he did not use any pesticide recently, NBC reported.
People who have information about the bald eagle John LaCorte, Cambridge, Maryland, in the US Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement special agent, at 410-228-2476, or contact the hotline at 800 Maryland Natural Resources Police -628-9944 can.