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Bald eagle spotted in Lee Co.

A man in Leesburg witnessed an unusual sight over the weekend. (Source: Landon Holcombe Facebook post) A man in Leesburg witnessed an unusual sight over the weekend. (Source: Landon Holcombe Facebook post)
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

A man in Leesburg witnessed an unusual sight over the weekend.

It happened around 9:30 Sunday morning off Hwy 195 in Lee County.

Landon Holcombe spotted a bald eagle perched in the top of a tree.

He caught a photo of the bird and a video as it flew away.

Holcombe said it was awesome to see one in the wild and in his hometown.

"I'm glad the population has seemed to rebound over the years and I am fortunate to have this encounter with such a national symbol," said Holcombe.

Holcombe posted the photo and video to his Facebook page with the caption "Just spotted a beautiful bald eagle in Lee Co!!#luckyme."

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