How many bald eagles?

Birdwatchers count bald eagles. PHOTO - ARLEN REDEKOP, PNG, THE PROVINCE

Birdwatchers count bald eagles.
(Photo: Arlen Redekop / PNG, The Province)

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Volunteers count bald eagles.

They count them every year. It is an annual event.

The birds gather near Brackendale, BC.

Seventy people looked for the birds.

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A bald eagle sits near the Squamish River. PHOTO - ARLEN REDEKOP, PNG, THE PROVINCE

A bald eagle sits near the Squamish River.
PHOTO – ARLEN REDEKOP, PNG, THE PROVINCE

They went out on rafts and kayaks.

They hiked 40 kilometres of trails.

They found 1000 bald eagles.

Bald eagles gather to eat salmon.

They gather in January.

A bald eagle catches a fish. PHOTO – W4ND31OST / CC, FLICKR

A bald eagle catches a fish.
PHOTO – W4ND31OST / CC, FLICKR

Brackendale is near Squamish. It is on the Squamish River.

It was a perfect day for counting. It was sunny and warm.

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