The Pennsylvania Game Commission says it received a call from a person who heard a gunshot and found the injured eagle Wednesday night near Andreas. The eagle died shortly thereafter.
A Bald Eagle from the Elmwood Park Zoo will be raising awareness about wildlife conservation at every Philadelphia Eagles home game starting Sunday.
The commission says Wednesday that its Bureau of Wildlife Management is recommending the birds be upgraded to “protected” status because their numbers, and the number of places they can be found in the state, have been steadily increasing.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to determine who fatally shot a bald eagle in Pennsylvania earlier this month.
There are more than 100 nests scattered across the Garden State.
If you’ve never seen a Bald Eagle in the wild, there’s an easy fix for that. You can see Bald Eagles — lots of them — a little more than an hour’s drive from Center City.