NewsRegion C Palm Beach County

Actions

Eagles seen hanging out near West Palm Beach

WPTV-BALD-EAGLES-.jpg
Posted at 12:46 PM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 12:48:00-05

Here's a sight that city dwellers don't usually see.

WPTV photographer Eric Pasquarelli recorded not one, but two bald eagles hanging out in Palm Beach County on Thursday.

He discovered them sitting on tree branches hanging over a lake near the Palm Beach County Jail.

Florida has one of the densest concentrations of nesting bald eagles in the lower 48 states, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Click here to view the location of eagle nests in the state.

The Audubon Society has volunteers who monitor and protect volunteers Florida eagles.