Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Breeding bald eagle pairs reach a new high in Massachusetts

The farmer said he believes the water in Murtaugh Lake took longer to warm up this spring, meaning fewer carp in the lake were available to the eagles to eat as part of the normal diet. (Windigo Images)BOSTON — Wildlife officials say there were more territorial breeding bald eagle pairs documented in Massachusetts in 2017 than any other year since…