Where are the most bald eagles in the world?
The world’s largest population of bald eagles is found in Alaska and Canada. Bald eagles live near oceans and generally feed on fish, but they will also catch small mammals or feed on carrion.
Where are the eagles at Mississinewa Reservoir?
Eagles winter along the Mississinewa River from the dam to the Frances Slocum Trail Road. They can be seen from trails along the entire length of Frances Slocum State Forest.
How common is it to see a bald eagle?
Most people only notice and care about the birds that they recognize, which are often big, conspicuous and common. Bald eagles are common now, but they used to be rare, having declined to such low numbers that scientists feared they would soon be gone. Their survival is an Endangered Species Act success story.
Where do bald eagles go in the winter?
Northern, non-coastal bald eagle populations including those in Alaska, generally migrate south for the winter between August and January. Bald eagles in the Great Lakes region and adjacent areas in Canada may migrate eastward to winter along the Atlantic Coast from Maine and New Brunswick to Chesapeake Bay.