X-rays show nearly three dozen shotgun pellets in the head, neck, body and both wings of a large female bald eagle found injured on the beach last month, and now investigators want the public's help to identify the person who shot the bird.
The killer foam that hit Northwest seabirds has subsided but conservationists are worried about a death toll they say numbers in the thousands. The foam has been linked to the bloom of an algae that hasn't posed a problem in the Northwest until now.
Deliberately trying to kill a federally protected bird is a serious offense and it's happened along the coast twice within a week. The first case happened in Long Beach, Washington and now comes a report that it's happened north of Seaside, Oregon.