Birds of Nebraska: Newspaper Accounts, 1854-1923

April 20, 1882. Forest and Stream 18:(18): 226.

A NEBRASKA EAGLE.—Fairmont, Neb., April 4.—On last Thursday, Messrs. Beecher and Nixon, while hunting ducks and geese, about five miles southwest of this town, killed a large gray eagle measuring seven feet and four inches from tip to tip of wings. It was donated by them to the museum of Doane College, at Crete, Neb.—D.B.F.