Brackendale, in the Squamish watershed is world famous for Bald Eagle and home of the bald eagle wildlife reserve. They are easy to recognise with their white heads and tails curved beak and eye. Each year bird watchers from all over the world take part in the annual eagle count. Hundreds of resident and migratory eagles arrive in the late fall and winter to feast on runs of salmon. These magnificent birds can be seen in huge numbers on the beaches and in the trees, along the squamish river.