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Outdoors: More and More Bald Eagles making Havre Their Home


Colin Thompson

A bald eagle soars through the sky just east of Havre earlier this spring. The great American birds are becoming more and more common around Havre, and all over the Milk River drainage.

Remember the days when a bald eagle sighting, especially in the Havre area, was a stunning and remarkable event? Remember when it was rare?

Well, thanks to the hard work of so many and, of course, federal protection, bald eagles haven't just made an incredible comeback in the United States over the last 30 years, the majestic bird, and the symbol of our nation, has also recovered to the point where the Havre area, and the entire Milk River drainage is now home to plenty of America's great birds.

In other words, sightings, while still exciting, are no longer rare.

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