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Eagles: Federal Regulations Links

USFWS Bald and Golden Eagle Management Page:
A collection of information and key documents the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uses with partners and stakeholders to manage bald and golden eagles under those laws.

USFWS National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines:
These guidelines provide information regarding the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA), the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), basic bald eagle biology, and recommendations for avoiding disturbance.

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA):
This act outlines the federal prohibitions regarding the "disturbance" of bald or golden eagles, including their parts, nests, or eggs.

Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA):
This act outlines the prohibitions regarding the "taking" of any migratory bird or any part, nest, or egg, except as permitted by regulation.