bald eagle

Bald Eagle Found Dead
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that a dead bald eagle was recently found in Freeborn County. The eagle was found on Minnesota Department of Transportation property just south of Albert Lea.
The eagle was in a plastic bag, breasted out with its talons and a portion of one leg missing...
Bald eagle nest near Owatonna
Local bird enthusiast Darryl Hill told me recently that the bald eagle has made quite a comeback here in Southern Minnesota. The ban of DDT in 1972 helped get the ball rolling. Other conservation measures have really helped build back the population in these parts over just the past few years...