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May 25, 2007

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Bald Eagle Number Soaring in Latest Count

According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s latest estimates, there are now 9,789 breeding pairs of bald eagles in the lower 48, the highest number since World War II.

Here’s the breakdown of the top 3 states:

--Minnesota: 1,312 pairs
--Florida: 1,133 pairs
--Wisconsin: 1,065 pairs

Comments

Walt smith

The bald eagle is a beautiful majestic raptor, to see its numbers rise is a direct insight that our enviroment is indeed improving.

adam resseguie

what about alaska?

SD Bob

The more eagles the better! They are a pass shooting snow goose hunters biggest ally! Nothing warms your day more than seeing ole baldy at the other end of the field slowly flying near to make the entire flock of snows lift up and fly over trying to get away.




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