Doug Stotz, a leading conservationist in Chicago, who is thrilled about the news, said, “They’ve made a pretty impressive comeback." And since their wingspan can reach up to 6 feet, it is pretty easy to spot them. They especially like to be near rivers, like Fox River.
The Illinois Audubon Society says, "America’s bald eagle recovery is truly an American conservation success story. And it shows our collective action can and does make a difference!"