The bald eagle population in NY has hit a 41 year high, and the outlook in Croton is for even more eagles in the future.
Croton resident Rob Armanini of Feed The Birds
reports that around 8-10 eagles are in the Croton area, and he says
that number is likely to improve: “Sort of like wandering teenagers,
eagles roam widely but tend to return to their natal territory.
This is why NY State had a decades-long effort to bring baby eagles
from Alaska and raise them on artificial platforms. As those eagles
mature, they come home to what they regard as their birthplace in New
Croton Mayor Schmidt noted that bringing the bald eagle
back from the brink of extinction in New York has been a result of many
people working for many years, beginning with federal legislation to ban
DDT back in 1972 and...read more here http://tiny.cc/hykqmy
SEE MORE EAGLE NEWS HERE, INCLUDING PHOTOS FROM RECENT EAGLEFESTS AND MUCH MORE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/07/nysdec-reports-eagles-in-ny-state-are.html
It's good to see their population growing. They are beautiful birds! (Rob)ReplyDelete
We're very lucky here in the Hudson Valley to have so many.ReplyDelete