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Eagle Survey This Weekend at Pipestem


The ninth annual eagle survey of the Pipestem area of southern West Virginia is taking place on Saturday.

Professional birders will work with beginners during the four-hour survey.

Pipestem Resort State Park Naturalist Julie McQuade, former Naturalist Jim Phillips and others will organize survey teams and leaders with volunteers.

The 2015 spring survey confirmed 24 bald eagles, and the 2016 winter survey in January confirmed 33 bald eagles and four golden eagles.

Past surveys are maintained for public record at .