Friday, February 12, 2021

Bald Eagle Fatally Shot near Hamburg; PA Game Commission Investigating

The PA Game Commission investigating the killing of a bald eagle in Berks County last month.
According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Southeast Region, game wardens are seeking information related to the illegal taking of a Bald Eagle that was found on State Game Lands 110, located in Tilden Township, in Berks County, on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021.

The state game warden’s investigation indicates the eagle was killed and then transported and discarded at the State Game Lands 110 parking area along Mountain Road. An x-ray of the eagle revealed projectile 
fragments consistent with a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to report it to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Southeast Region at 610-926-3136 or the Operation Game Thief Hotline at 1-888-PGC-8001 or online at http://bit.ly/PGCOGT.

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