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Arizona's Bald Eagles Break Breeding-Season Records Again


October 1, 2016

Arizona's bald eagles continue to impress biologists with their upward growth trends and year-after-year breeding records.

Key productivity records that were broken in 2016 include number of: breeding areas, occupied breeding areas, eggs laid, active breeding areas, successful breeding attempts and young hatched. All of these measures are important indicators of the species' health.

The most notable: a record minimum of 93 bald eagle eggs were laid by a record 65 pairs of adult eagles with 78 young hatched.

"Bald eagles in Arizona continue to surprise us and surpass all expectations. The popul...

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