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If you happen to see a bald eagle nest while paddling the river or from across the lake, you will probably first notice the size. They are massive nests constructed of sticks. more
During the winter, the resident bald eagles have been enjoying their time off from breeding activities for the most part. Some banded eagles, documented as part of territorial pairs in the … more
Even though Valentine’s Day has passed and spring has yet to commence, the call of the wild has been heard here in the mountains, and many creatures have already begun the mating dance. It … more
Those of us who have lived in the area long enough probably remember that once there were not as many bald eagles seen here as there are now. We may have seen some wintering eagles from Canada and … more
There isn’t an abundance of peregrine falcons here. They are not as common in the region as the bald eagle is at the present time. Both species were thriving during the 1800s and into the … more
The past few decades have seen a resurgence of bald eagles in the region, thanks to the banning of DDT, as well as efforts by state wildlife agencies to re-introduce the species during the 1970s to … more
It’s hard to believe that summer is already upon us, especially for those of you who are new to the region and thought that winter would never end. On the flip side, spring was particularly … more
In the early 2000s, when I first started tracking bald eagle nests in the upper Delaware River corridor, there were about 10 nests between Port Jervis, NY and Hancock, NY. This was an encouraging … more
Bald eagles in Canada have been making their migration trip south to areas with open water in order to dine on their favorite food, fish. The Delaware and Mongaup river systems, along with … more
The background Today, it’s not uncommon to venture near a river or waterway and see a bald eagle—frequently, you can spot more than one. They’re usually seen soaring overhead or … more
Some species of birds have started their migrations south. In fact, some species, such as the wood thrush, have started several weeks ago. Near the end of August, some raptors have started to … more
If you have been listening in the woods, or even in your backyard, you have probably been listening to a lot of singing—bird songs, to be exact. Spring is the time of courtship for most species … more
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