Nature Photographer Acquitted On Charges Of Taking EagletsSteve 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.
Annual Audubon Bird Count Makes Unusual SightingsThis season's annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, which continues through Monday, already has produced some interesting numbers.
Bald Eagles Flock To Illinois And Iowa To Find Food This WinterWhen 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 Expected To Stay In Forest PreserveBald eagles have returned to a Cook County Forest Preserve south of Chicago for the first time in 100 years.
A Rare Sight: Nesting Eagles Spotted In Palos Township Forest PreserveIn news that may have been a century in coming, a nesting pair of bald eagles is visible to the public in Cook County.
Police Drop Firing Range Plan Because Of Nesting EaglesThe 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.
Nesting Eagles Could Scuttle Plans For Police Shooting RangeExperts 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.
Bald Eagles Spotted Outside Library In ElginThe eagle has landed – several of them, in fact – in the Fox Valley.
Eaglets Rescued In Kane County Ready To Go Into WildTwo bald eaglets that tumbled down with their storm-damaged nest in Kane County this spring are now juveniles and ready for the real world.
Rehab Center Prepares Orphaned Bald Eaglets For Return To The WildInstead 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.
Wildlife Group Monitors Health Of Baby Bald EaglesThe 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.
Eaglets Get Their New HomeTwo 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.