Wyoming Game and Fish wildlife biologist Tim Thomas uses a power drill to remove the metal band from a golden eagle Friday at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Sheridan. The golden eagle was found dead last March 19 on Soldier Creek Road and was wearing a small metal identification band on its leg. The eagle is more than 30 years old, making it the second oldest golden eagle to be identified in the United States.Wyoming Game and Fish wildlife biologist Tim Thomas uses a power drill to remove the metal band from a golden eagle Friday at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Sheridan. The golden eagle was found dead last March 19 on Soldier Creek Road and was wearing a small metal identification band on its leg. The eagle is more than 30 years old, making it the second oldest golden eagle to be identified in the United States.

30-year-old golden eagle from Sheridan second oldest in US

SHERIDAN — A golden eagle from the Sheridan area has entered the record books as the second oldest golden eagle found in North America with an identifying leg band. The eagle was found on March 19 on Soldier Creek Road by a local resident who saw the dead bird and alerted Wyoming Game and Fish Read More

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