Federal authorities are investigating the deaths of 13 bald eagles discovered Saturday on a farm along the Eastern Shore, according to The Baltimore Sun.

A man looking for deer antlers reported finding four dead eagles, and Maryland Natural Resources officers later found nine more dead birds, the newspaper reports.

Maryland officials submitted evidence to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, according to the Sun.

It’s unclear if the bald eagles were intentionally killed, officials said.

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