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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Bald Eagles Come to Utah for Winter

Bird enthusiasts will be interested to know that "Utah is a winter hot spot for bald eagles" (read article) according to the Provo Daily Herald. A symbol of the United States of America for more than 200 years, these eagles visit Utah during winter months to feed on carp and other fish. The Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area held its annual "Eagle Day" celebration on Saturday, February 11, but the birds will be in the area through mid-March. Incidentally, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday announced a plan to remove the bald eagle from the official list of endangered species (read article).

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