DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) -- Delaware officials say they're investigating the deaths of four bald eagles.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said in a statement Sunday that one eagle was found dead near Dagsboro on Saturday morning. Three other birds were found disoriented in a farm field in Sussex County. They later died. The three birds were found about a mile away from where the first eagle was discovered.
Wildlife officials say other eagles flew from the area before they could be captured and have their health evaluated. Officials are asking the public to report any eagles that appear to be sick.
Sgt. John McDerby of the Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police said in a statement that they do not know what caused the eagles to become sick and die.