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The need for continued conservation.
need to be very careful that we do not harm any bald eagles. If you
happen to find a bald eagle that is hurt or dead you need to call The Game
Commission of your state and report it. An example about how we need
to look out for our bald eagles and still be very careful that we do not
harm them is in a newspaper article that someone gave to me that is about
two men that were practicing for a fishing tournament at Lake Ouachita.
They saw a lump of feathers and went over to see what it was and it was
a dead adult bald eagle. They called The Arkansas Game Commission
on their cell phone and reported what they had found. Then, a wildlife
officer came out and picked up the bald eagle and told them that this eagle
was in the same cove where they had found another dead bald eagle the week
before. The wildlife officer took it to National Wildlife Health Center
which is in Madison, Wisconsin for an examination. This is the eleventh
eagle that has been found dead at Lake Quachita this winter. One
Eagle was found to have died from a gunshot and the case is being investigated
by enforcement officers. Two eagles died of AVM, avian vacular myclinopathy.
AVM has killed more than 60 Arkansas eagles since Thanksgiving Day in 1994.
So, like I said before, if you find a bald eagle that is hurt or dead you
need to do something about it!