More Bald Eagles Have Died Mysteriously
The deaths of five birds in Delaware follow the recent loss of 13 in Maryland.
While we watched the live cam in awe as a bald eagle hatched two babies at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., over the weekend, a mysterious bald eagle tragedy was unfolding a hundred miles away in Delaware.
On Saturday, someone phoned state officials after finding five disoriented eagles in a farm field in Sussex County. Three of those birds died in transport after resuscitation efforts failed, and the other two were transferred to a rescue center. Another dead eagle was found a mile away. On Sunday a fifth bird was discovered dead and another injured when investigators went back to the field for a follow-up look.
This comes about a month after 13 bald eagles were discovered dead—not