BRIGHTON — More than 100 bald eagles were counted in just minutes at a state park near Brighton Monday morning, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Officials said 116 bald eagles were counted at Barr Lake State Park during a 5-minute scan.

Fifty-three of the bald eagles counted Monday morning were adults, and 63 were immature, CPW said.

The birds can often be seen near large reservoirs and along major waterways including the South Platte, Arkansas, Rio Grande, Yampa and Colorado rivers.

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