Recovering Eagles Flock to U.S. in Winter

February 3, 2010

February is a good time to report on the fate of the bald eagle, which was removed from the endangered species list in 2007, but remains protected by a number of laws. Wintering eagles can be observed in almost every state, providing good opportunities to engage your audience.

As one tool for identifying eagle-observation locations, the National Wildlife Federation provides a couple of lists that pinpoint at least one spot in every state except Hawaii where the big birds can typically be found.

In addition to these locations, some states have many more hotspots. To track these down, contact your state wildlife agency.

For more background on the eagles, see: