JANUARY 2019 EAGLE COUNT RESULTS

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

33RD ANNUAL BRACKENDALE WINTER EAGLE COUNT Sunday January 6th 2019

More detailed and anecdotal information at SQUAMISH ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY



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

Area
Bald Eagles
# Identification Adult Immature Unclass Total Other Counters
1 Elaho (m30N) 8 8 Too much snow! 4
2 Upper Squamish 231 63 1 295 Up to km 21 3
3 Ashlu 46 30 76 4
4a Ashlu to Pilchuk - Road 15 8 23 2 heron 3
4b Ashlu to Pilchuk - Raft 13 4 17 2
5 Pilchuk to Cheakamus - Raft 19 1 20 6
6 IR Bluffs to Cheekye Bridge 48 18 10 76 5
7 Judd Slough to IR Bluffs 32 4 36 7
8 Judd Slough to Easter Seal 62 10 72 5
9 Mamquam to Easter Seal 26 6 32 2
10 Training Dyke to Mamquam 4 1 1 6 2
11 Downtown  5 1 6 4
12 Railway to Gallery 3 3 2
13 Stawamus River 1 3 12 16 1 heron 4
14
15 Mamquam River 23 28 53 2
16 Upper Cheakamus 46 20 1 67 6
17 Lower Cheakamus 29 8 37 4
18 Dump/Airport 192 102 294 2 heron 2
19 Baynes Island 9 1 10 6
20 The Old Channel  Not counted
22 Garibaldi Way to Depot Rd 9 1 10
Totals 821 309 25 1157 73
Conditions: 5˚C, overcast some fog, calm breeze, river level average, rain, sleet, snow on ground, trees clear.

TOTALS FOR ALL YEARS
Annual Brackendale Eagle Counts
YEAR ADULTS JUVENILES UNCLASS. TOTAL
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
944
429
60
1433


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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