Washington Wildlife: At Least 3 Bald Eagles Killed; Reward Being - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: $14,000 Reward In Shooting Granite Falls Eagles: WARNING: Graphic Photo Inside

Photo courtesy: KIRO TV Photo courtesy: KIRO TV

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The reward for information to help convict the person who killed four eagles near Granite Falls is now nearly $14,000.
    
The Stillaguamish Tribe, Humane Society of the United States and Conservation Northwest are offering money to help state Fish and Wildlife investigators.
    
The dead birds were found Jan. 9 floating in a lake and were apparently shot.
    
Wildlife Sgt. Jennifer Maurstad told The Daily Herald (http://bit.ly/Sej8bP) talons and feathers were not taken, so it appears the motive for the shooting was something other than poaching.
    
Killing an eagle is a federal misdemeanor and also a state crime with fines and up to 90 days in jail.
   

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