JANUARY 2017 EAGLE COUNT RESULTS

Cam & Paul and very large hoof print, Area 20, 2016. Photo: Paul Nilsson

31TH ANNUAL BRACKENDALE WINTER EAGLE COUNT 2017, Sunday January 8th
Area Bald Eagles Other Counters
# Identification Adult Immature Unclass Total  
1
Elaho (m30N)
 
 
 
0
 
 
2
Upper Squamish
87
27
3
117
 
4
3
Ashlu
8
2
0
10
 
2
4a
Ashlu to Pilchuk - Road
3
2
0
5
pileated woodpecker, American dipper, red-breasted sapsucker
4
4b
Ashlu to Pilchuk - Raft
 
 
 
0
no raft
 
5
Pilchuk to Cheakamus - Raft
 
 
 
0
no raft
 
6
IR Bluffs to Cheekye Bridge
37
26
0
63
blue heron, american dipper
2
7
Judd Slough to IR Bluffs
28
10
0
38
kingfisher, blue heron
2
8
Judd Slough to Easter Seal
30
3
0
33
2 herds of elk crossing Squamish River (34ttl)!
4
9
Mamquam to Easter Seal
18
2
0
20
1 hawk (sp?)
2
10
Training Dyke to Mamquam
22
12
0
34
4 heron, heard red-winged blackbird
2
11
Judd Slough
6
0
0
6
 
 
12
Railway - Art Gallery
13
4
1
18
 
2
13
Stawamus River
6
1
0
7
 
2
15
Mamquam River
41
15
0
56
 
3
16
Upper Cheakamus
10
5
1
16
mink, American dipper,
blue heron, varied thrush
3
17
Lower Cheakamus
66
44
 
110
 
6
18
Dump/Airport
44
20
0
64
100s of crows, no seagulls,
fresh wolf tracks
2
19
Baynes Island
14
14
0
28
 
7
20
The Old Channel 
6
2
2
10
 
1
21
Tenderfoot Creek/BCR Channels
33
20
7
60
 
3
22
Garibaldi Way to Depot Rd
3
0
0
3
 
3
Totals
475
209
14
698
 
54
Conditions: 0 deg, overcast, wind calm but picking up, "Wind warning and Snow Warning in Effect"

TOTALS FOR ALL YEARS
Annual Brackendale Eagle Counts
YEAR ADULTS JUVENILES UNCLASS. TOTAL
2017
475
209
14
698
2016
261
149
1
411
2015
420
207
10
637
2014
633
376
608
1617
2013
509
279
16
804
2012
448
194
13
655
2011 432 183 12 627
2010 692 254 10 956
2009
524
217
14
755
2008
618
253
22
893
2007
1126
617
14
1757
2006
1124
497
63
1684
2005
1045
840
90
1975
2004
839
845
25
1709
2003 118 423 36 577
2002
1479
461
7
1947
2001
1461
570
4
2035
2000
1801
587
78
2466
1999
1309
463
75
1847
1998
1004
315
31
1350
1997
977
338
4
1319
1996
1174
445
240
1859
1995
1777
799
21
2597
1994
2422
1133
214
3769
1993
1050
510
14
1574
1992
1158
491
26
1675
1991
626
177
72
875
1990
555
172
10
737
1989
965
529
66
1560
1988
1507
941
83
2531
1987
646
260
46
952
1986
408
115
14
537
Average
924
433
61
1418


Dave Humphreys photo: Eagle Count rafters on the Squamish River, Jan. 4, 2015. Need we say more!

Special treat for rafters 2013! Photos: Glenne Campbell.

Photo: John Buchanan, 2014 (Elaho, Upper Squamish)

Pique Magazine, Jan. 5, 2014

ShawTV, Nicole Fitzgerald: January 2013

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