Steve Patterson of Oglesby was accused of illegally taking the federally protected birds from a spot near his home in June 2013 and arranging for their rehabilitation at a Barrington wildlife center even though conservation officials told him to leave them alone.
This season’s annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, which continues through Monday, already has produced some interesting numbers.
When you think of birds flying south in winter, you probably don’t think they’re headed to Chicago, but if you’ve spotted any bald eagles in Illinois lately, you know different.
Bald eagles have returned to a Cook County Forest Preserve south of Chicago for the first time in 100 years.
In news that may have been a century in coming, a nesting pair of bald eagles is visible to the public in Cook County.
The Chicago Police Department confirmed Monday that it was dropping plans to install an outdoor shooting range on the Far Southeast Side, following environmental concerns over the bald eagles that have been seen nesting near the site.
Experts say the city will at least have to seek a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before it can go ahead with construction.
The eagle has landed – several of them, in fact – in the Fox Valley.
Two bald eaglets that tumbled down with their storm-damaged nest in Kane County this spring are now juveniles and ready for the real world.
Instead of throwing a bon voyage party for two orphaned American eaglets, rehabbers are making them work for their supper so they will be ready to return to the wild.
The head of a wildlife group says it’s still not clear what’s going on with two baby bald eagles that were placed in a rebuilt nest two days ago on the Mooseheart home property.
Two six-week-old bald eaglets that were tossed out of their nest by storms in Kane County over the weekend are back in a newly reconstructed nest.
A family of bald eagles near the Mooseheart home in Kane County has lost its home–but Mooseheart and wildlife groups are trying to rebuild it.
BATAVIA, Ill. (STMW) – A group of bald eagles have been sighted in west suburban Batavia, perching near the Fox River. Ron Dickenson of Batavia said he has seen as many as six of the […]
Some new visitors have been spotted in downtown Elgin. Once threatened, now flourishing, bald eagles have been seen not far from the public library.