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Bald Eagle Watching in Pennsylvania



The recovery of the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has been one of the great wildlife conservation stories in the history of both Pennsylvania and the nation. Equally as moving is seeing a bald eagle in flight or tending its nest. It's something every Pennsylvanian should experience. Given the incredible comeback of this species, the chances of seeing a bald eagle in the wild now are greater than they have been in Pennsylvania for the past 100 years. So if seeing a bald eagle sounds appealing to you, then read on. This feature was developed to help people enjoy the recreational benefits of eagle watching. In many cases, they're closer to your home than you would think. So maybe it's time to plan a daytrip! Experience the return of bald eagles. It's an exciting and inexpensive way to spend a day!

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Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797