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Pennsylvania Bald Eagles

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Thank you for joining us in celebrating a thriving bald eagle population in Pennsylvania. A third year of peeking into the lives of a bald eagle family in Hanover, Pennsylvania has concluded. We are grateful to HDOnTapComcast BusinessCodorus State Park and our other partners for their involvement in the success of the 2017 Hanover Eagle Cam project and look forward to future possibilities.


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During the nesting season, bald eagles are sensitive to disruptions such as loud noises and sudden movements. The Pennsylvania Game Commission encourages eagle watchers to stay at least 1,000 feet from bald eagle nests to reduce stress on the nesting eagles. Before visiting an eagle nest, please review bald eagle nest etiquette.



Donations to the Game Commission and proceeds from all sales bolster the Game Commission's efforts to preserve, conserve and manage Pennsylvania's wildlife resources and habitats. You might enjoy the Birds of Pennsylvania Field Guide among other books, calendars, patches, apparel and more.



The bald eagle's history in Pennsylvania is a precarious one. Only 30 years ago, we had a mere three nests left in our entire state. With the help of the Canadian government, several agencies including the Pennsylvania Game Commission brought bald eagle chicks back to their states to reintroduce bald eagles to the Northeast. Today, Pennsylvania boasts more than 250 nests. This 22-minute documentary is the story of that success.

Pennsylvania Bald Eagle YouTube film 

Pennsylvania Bald Eagle Webinar - recorded March 25, 2016 (37:25)
Bald Eagle Identification Tips 
Bald Eagle Fast Facts 
Bald Eagle Watching in Pennsylvania 
Bald Eagle Nest Viewing Etiquette 
Bald Eagle Wildlife Note 
Pennsylvania Bald Eagles poster (PDF)
Educator's Guide to Celebrating Pennsylvania Bald Eagles and Elk (PDF) and more resources for educators.