WILDLIFE – Bald eagle numbers in Coeur d’Alene have dropped this week as expected. Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist counted 179 eagles (141 adults and 38 juveniles).
Hugo counted 372 bald eagles at the last full count on Dec. 7. That was a record number of eagles. The Coeur d’Alene eagle population usually peaks the third week of December.
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