Winter weather conditions in Ohio provide exceptional opportunities to view bald eagles, our national bird, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Look for these majestic birds of prey roosting along rivers, sitting on frozen lakes, or even in open farm fields. Eagle nesting behavior is also apparent now, including carrying sticks to reinforce their famously large structures. An eagle’s large size and dark body is easy to identify against the snow and ice.
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