FWC investigating reported birds shot by arrows in Lee County

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking for the public’s help to provide information related to injured birds in Lee County.

On Saturday, Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two vultures and possibly one bald eagle that had been potentially shot with arrows.

According to the FWC press release, the sheriff’s office notified FWC, and both agencies responded to the scene to investigate.

Officers searched the area for any injured or dead birds and did not find any.

The case remains under investigation.

FWC is requesting anyone with information to contact the Wildlife Alert Hotline at 1-888-404-3922.

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