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Public Asked to Report Bald Eagle Nesting Activity
December 08, 2004
Annually, wildlife biologists from the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division monitor every known nest for nesting success by conducting aerial surveys in the winter and early spring. During the spring of 2004, 53 nests were monitored in
Often, the first report of a new nest is by members of the public, usually hunters, fishermen, or birdwatchers. These reports are extremely valuable in locating new eagle nests and assisting with overall monitoring efforts.
During the winter, it is not uncommon to see bald eagles on any large body of water in
Anyone seeing a bald eagle nest or an eagle carrying nesting material in Alabama is encouraged to contact the Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division. Eagle nests should be reported to Mark Sasser, Nongame Wildlife Coordinator, at 334-242-3469 or by email at: