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Local Photographer Captures Bald Eagles On I&M Canal

A local photographer snaps images of the bald eagle along the I&M Canal. The best time to view the bald eagle is in January. Jimmy Johnson joined the Scott Slocum show and says the best place to view bald eagles is from Channahon to east of McKinley Woods. To see pictures go to our website at

Bald Eagle on the I&M Canal/photo/Jimmy Johnson

This weekend you can walk the paved paths at McKinley Woods in Channahon to view bald eagles and other birds wintering at the preserve during the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s “Eagle Watch on the River.” The program will be held from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, and Saturday, Jan. 5. To hear the interview with Jimmy Johnson click below.

Bald Eagle/I&M Canal/photo/Jimmy Johnson
Bald Eagle/I&M Canal/photo/Jimmy Johnson

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