Stories tagged: bald eagles
Sun., July 16, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Bald eagle threat: Lead ammo left behind by hunters
Bald eagles have made a remarkable recovery across the United States since the pesticide DDT was banned 45 years ago, but the majestic birds are still dying from another environmental …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:08 a.m.
Bald eagles make big comeback in San Francisco Bay Area
Endangered bald eagles are making a comeback in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of a national boom following decades of environmental investment.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Two bald eagles released in Pacific Northwest after rehab
A cold and steady rain fell Tuesday afternoon at McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge, where Lynn Tompkins and Samantha Castoldi arrived with two bald eagles in plastic carriers.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Inland Northwest’s eagles a wildlife success story
While the garden is hidden under snow, head to Lake Coeur d’Alene to see the bald eagles that come each winter to feast on spawned-out kokanee.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Washington changes protections for bald eagles, marbled murrelet
Washington state has removed bald eagles and peregrine falcons from the state’s endangered species list while increasing protections for lynx and marbled murrelets.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene Tribe opens Northwest’s first tribal eagle aviary
The first tribal eagle aviary in the Northwest is opening on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation, which will allow the tribe to keep captive bald and golden eagles and collect …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
Officer evicts Lake CdA eagle watchers
Bald eagle numbers continue to increase at Lake Coeur d’Alene in time for the annual Eagle Watch event that starts Saturday. However, an Idaho State Police trooper gave the boot …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
Bald eagles crowd Lake Pend Oreille
Santa isn’t the only white-headed caller from way up north swooping down to delight holiday revelers. Bald eagles, passing through as they migrate south, have congregated in large numbers on …
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
In brief: Bald eagle numbers grow on Lake Coeur d’Alene
The number of bald eagles has nearly doubled since last week for their annual gathering to feast on kokanee spawning in the northeast corner of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Carrie Hugo, …
Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Field reports: Three poachers at Banks Lake net 377 fish
FISHING – Three men illegally using gillnets caught 376 whitefish and a trout from Banks Lake before being apprehended on Dec. 8 by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police. …
Thu., Dec. 4, 2014
In brief: Free snowmobile-centered Avalanche Safety Course offered by Idaho Parks and Recreation
A free snowmobile-centered Avalanche Safety Course is being offered from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday in Liberty Lake. Preregistration is required. Contact Blair Geiger, email: Blair. Geiger@idpr.idaho.gov or call (208) 769-1511.
Sun., Nov. 30, 2014
Field reports: Wolf-shooting case in prosecutor’s hands
POACHING – A Whitman County wolf-shooting case has been turned over by state officers to County Prosecutor Denis Tracy. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife police delivered their evidence to …
Sun., Jan. 5, 2014
Field reports: Farmers raise fees, aid wolf control
PREDATORS – Idaho Farm Bureau Federation members have passed a proposal to raise the state brand renewal fee by $25 to increase funding for wolf-control efforts by Idaho Wildlife Services. …
Tue., Dec. 31, 2013, 10:21 a.m.
Bald eagle count climbs to 217 at Lake CdA
The bald eagle count at Lake Coeur d’Alene had climbed to 217 eagles on Monday, according to Carrie Hugo, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist.
Fri., Dec. 20, 2013
Migrating eagles put on a show
Bald eagles are congregating at Lake Coeur d’Alene to feast on spawning kokanee in Wolf Lodge Bay. On Wednesday, there were 129 eagles counted, said Carrie Hugo, a wildlife biologist …
Sun., Jan. 13, 2013
Out & About: New hunters bypass hunter ed in Idaho
OUTFIELD – To encourage potential new hunters, the Idaho Fish and Game Department is offering novices the opportunity to hunt for up to one year before completing a hunter education …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013
Out & About: 238 bird species tallied in Spokane County ‘Big Year’
OUTCOUNT – Unless there’s a stray report still to come in, Inland Northwest Birders and Spokane Audubon tallied 238 species in their 2012 Spokane County “Big Year” effort to spot …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012
Out & About: Schweitzer avalanche indicates ice layer
OUTSLIDE – Three skiers were buried, but quickly rescued by other skiers, in small inbounds avalanches on the Headwall at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on Dec. 7, Sean Briggs, resort spokesman, …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2012
Eagles soar over Wolf Lodge Bay
Bald eagles are congregating earlier and in larger numbers than last year for their annual feast of spawning kokanee at Lake Coeur d’Alene. Carrie Hugo, wildlife biologist with the U.S. …
Sun., April 1, 2012, 6:17 a.m.
Field reports: Hundreds of bald eagles wintered in Oregon
WILDLIFE – The Oregon Wildlife Commission took bald eagles off the state endangered species list recently, five years after the big birds were removed from the federal list. In 1963, …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2012
Out & About: More highlights in 2011 outdoors
OUTFIELD – Notable additions to last week’s 2011: The Year Outdoors:
Sun., Dec. 25, 2011
Out & About: Eagle Watch Week starts at Lake CdA
OUTSEE – There’s never been a better year to take in the annual Eagle Watch Week activities at Lake Coeur d’Alene. Bald eagles have been gathering in record numbers in …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2011
Eagle count at lake swells
Bald eagles are mobbing Lake Coeur d’Alene in record numbers this week. The annual eagle congregation to feast on spawning kokanee in Wolf Lodge Bay swelled to 259 on Friday, …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011
Landers: Bald eagles, kokanee show up in big numbers
Bald eagles and kokanee in North Idaho are bucking the worldwide trend of deficits and declines. Kokanee, those delicious land-locked sockeyes, are spawning in numbers higher than we’ve seen in …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, 9:03 p.m.
Landers: Bald eagles, kokanee experience boom time
Bald eagles and kokanee in North Idaho are bucking the worldwide trend of deficits and declines.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2011, 8:28 a.m.
Eagle numbers down sharply on Lake Cd’A
The annual gathering of bald eagles that feast on spawning kokanee at Lake Coeur d’Alene is getting off to a slow start.
Sun., April 24, 2011, 5:24 a.m.
Giving critters a second chance
The circle of life revolves around creatures dying so others can be nourished. But wildlife managers recognize that most people can’t ignore a critter in distress. This is where wildlife …
Sun., April 24, 2011, 5:24 a.m.
Bracing for the ‘baby season’
Wildlife rehabilitators are bracing for their busiest and saddest time of year as wildlife enters the nesting, fawning and calving season. Many of the wild animals brought to wildlife rehabilitators …
Fri., Dec. 24, 2010
Eagles set lofty record at Lake CdA
The winter gathering of bald eagles at Lake Coeur d’Alene soared to record numbers this week. “I can hardly believe it myself, but the total today was 254, well over …
Sun., Dec. 12, 2010
Out & About
20th annual Eagle Watch set at Lake Coeur d’Alene OUTFIELD – At least seven dozen bald eagles were congregated in the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d’Alene this …