$10,000 Reward Offered For Information About 13 Dead Bald Eagles
Maryland DNR is looking for information about thirteen dead bald eagles found recently on a Caroline County farm. “Please help us solve a mystery. Thirteen dead bald eagles were found Saturday on a farm and in a woods in Federalsburg. It is the largest concentration of dead bald eagles in Maryland in three decades. The investigation is a joint effort with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. There’s a $10,000 reward being offered for information leading to the resolution of this incident. Please call 410-260-8888 or 800-635-6124 if you have a tip that can help us. And please share this with friends, family and neighbors. Thanks. ”
This is the largest amount of dead bald eagles Maryland has had in over 30 years. The last was in 1980 and involved 8 birds. Federal authorities and a group of nonprofit organizations are offering the reward. The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust offered a reward of up to $5,000. The Phoenix Wildlife Center Inc., a wildlife rehabilitation center for raptors, songbirds and small mammals, and federal wildlife authorities are each offering $2,500. All of the birds found are being tested for a cause of death.