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This week's CdA eagle count: 117

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- BLM biologist Carrie Hugo counted 117 bald eagles in the Wolf Lodge Bay area of Lake Coeur d'Alene during her weekly count on Wednesday. 

The 117 birds -- 85 adults with white heads and 32 immature birds -- is up from 89 counted last week.

Last year at this time, BLM surveyors counted a total of 97 bald eagles.

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