Friday was a good day for bird watching in the Quad Cities.
Eagles could be seen everywhere, and lots were spotted near Credit Island.
Local 4 News Chief Photographer Bryan Bobb captured several sightings of the nation’s bird Friday afternoon in conjunction with the start of Bald Eagle Days.
Learn more about where you can catch a local glimpse of bald eagles in their natural habitat here.
Exclusive Bald Eagle Bus Tours are being offered this month and next month in Jo Daviess County.
BALD EAGLE FACTS
- The birds live about 20 to 30 years in the wild.
- Their nests can weigh up to a ton.
- They can fly up to 10,000 feet.