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Bald Eagle Spotted In Greater Numbers At Bear Lake Recently

Bald eagles aren’t a strange sight in Bear Lake this time of year, but the numbers showing up recently have caught the attention of park rangers.

“This has probably been one of the larger amounts that we’ve seen that’s come through in a long while,” said Bear Lake State Park Ranger Andy Stokes. “About 10 years ago, 11 years ago I remember seeing quite a few come through, but nothing like this.”


Stokes said on multiple days he’s counted more than 20 bald eagles, ranging from adults to juveniles. The birds are most active along the eastern half of North Beach Road in mid- to late morning. They’re most often spotted in the trees or power poles along the road, Stokes said. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.