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Man pleads guilty in eagle ‘killing spree’ on reservation to sell feathers on black market

Mar. 20, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Washington state man accused of helping kill thousands of birds pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to shooting eagles on an American Indian reservation in Montana and selling their feathers and body parts on the black market. Travis John Branson...

Hatch watch is underway at a California bald eagle nest monitored by a popular online camera feed

Feb. 29, 2024 16:06 PM EST

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Hatch watch is underway in Southern California mountains. Three bald eagle chicks could emerge this week from eggs laid in a nest monitored by nature lovers via a popular online camera feed. The mother, Jackie, laid the eggs in late January atop a tree...

Man to plead guilty in 'killing spree' of eagles and other birds for feathers prized by tribes

Feb. 27, 2024 18:39 PM EST

A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds — including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation — then illegally selling their carcasses and feathers intends to plead guilty to illegal wildlife trafficking and other criminal charges, court documents show. ...