Eagles Making a Home on Sheriff's Communications Tower

Wildlife News


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THE LEDGER
Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 4:55 p.m.
RICK RUNION | THE LEDGER
An eagle joins others on a communication tower near the Polk County Sheriff's Office operations center Monday in Winter Haven.

 

WINTER HAVEN | Bald eagles are a relatively common sight in Polk County, but they're a really common sight around the Polk County Sheriff's Office Operations Center.

This fall as many as 60 of these large birds of prey have been roosting at night atop the 190-foot-tall communications tower near the building.

Reinier Munguia, president of Lake Region Audubon Society, noticed the roost a few weeks ago.

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