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Court rejects bid to declare Sonoran Desert bald eagle endangered

A federal court has rejected a bid to declare the Sonoran Desert bald eagle an endangered species, saying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service acted properly when it determined the birds were no different than other bald eagles.... Read more»

35 years of keeping eye on Az bald eagle nests

The bald eagle is no longer endangered, but government, private and tribal groups are keeping alive the Arizona Bald Eagle Nestwatch Program, which is marking 35 years of keeping an eye on nests around the state. ... Read more»

Embattled bald eagle pair breeds in man-made nest

The Arizona Game and Fish Department created two artificial eagle nests along the Verde River to replace an old nest in an effort to help baby eagles survive. Although this is not a permanent solution, it has allowed two nestlings to be raised to fledglings this year.... Read more»

Feds: Bald eagles on the road to recovery in Arizona

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed bald eagles in the Sonoran Desert from the list of endangered and threatened species Friday. The long-expected move came a day after the state reported record numbers of bald eagle eggs laid, breeding areas occupied and eaglets taking flight.... Read more»