Bald Eagles Flourish, as Tourists Flock to See Hundreds at a Time

Bald Eagles Flourish, as Tourists Flock to See Hundreds at a Time

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baldeaglewikipedia.jpgSince their comeback from the brink of extinction in the 1960’s, bald eagles have been flocking to this park every winter, attracting bird-watchers by the bus load.

300 to 1,000 eagles from California, Oregon and as far as the Northwest Territories of Canada arrive at Trinity Lake to rest and feed among old-growth ponderosa pines and Douglas firs.

The number of tourists to the Klamath Basin area swells during Presidents Day weekend and the annual Winter Wings Festival in January and February. They come to watch the national symbol, one of the most successful environmental comebacks of all time.

(READ the story in the Contra Costa Times)

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