JANUARY 2021 EAGLE COUNT RESULTS

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



Eagle counters getting their counting packages Jan. 6, 2019 at the BAG.

35TH ANNUAL BRACKENDALE EAGLE COUNT 2021, January 3
Area Bald Eagles Other
Counters
# Identification Adult Immature Unclass Total  
1 Elaho  57 10 1 68 1 moose
4
2 Upper Squamish 115 21   136 1 heron, 2 goats
5
3 Ashlu 20 8   28  
2
4a Ashlu to Pilchuk - Road 19     19  
2
4b Ashlu to Pilchuk - Raft 39 2   41 2 swans
5
5 Pilchuk to Cheakamus - Raft 21 7 2 30 1 seal
5
6 IR Bluffs to Cheekye Bridge 49 5   54 1 heron
2
7 Judd Slough to IR Bluffs 8 2 1 11 Swans
3
8 Judd Slough to Easter Seal 32 1   33 Barred owl 
3
9 Mamquam to Easter Seal 25 2   27 1 heron, 1 otter
3
10 Training Dyke to Mamquam 13 4   17 1 blue heron
2
11 Downtown 3     3  
2
12 Railway - Art Gallery 1 1   2  
4
13 Stawamus River 5 1   6  
2
14            
 
15 Mamquam River 27 9   36  
3
16 Upper Cheakamus 53 13   66  
3
17 Lower Cheakamus 31 12   43  
3
18 Dump/Airport 149 59   208  
2
19 Baynes Island 12 6   18  
 
20 The Old Channel           
 
22 Garibaldi Way to Depot Rd 1 1   2  
1
             
 
Totals 680 164 4 848  
56
Conditions: 4˚C, overcast, calm breeze, river level high, light to steady rain, trees partially obscurred. Participants characterized conditions as "dismal".
More detailed and anecdotal information at
SQUAMISH ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY

TOTALS FOR ALL YEARS
Annual Brackendale Eagle Counts
YEAR ADULTS JUVENILES UNCLASS. TOTAL
2021
680
164
4
848
2020
589
151
7
747
2019
821
309
25
1157
2018
581
364
17
962
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
896
412
55
1364

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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