Bald Eagles Shift Change

This morning began the ritual of swapping out turns sitting on eggs at one of the eagles nests I watch. It is sort of like a shift change at a job. The eagles seemed to celebrate it yesterday. Both eagles screeching and shouting to the sky. I thought the pair might mate again as they will sometimes after starting to sit on eggs but did not while I was there. Now begins a 35-36 day task of incubating eggs until they begin hatching. The eagles may swap out a varied amount of time on the nest. Don’t know what dictates the number of hours each sits each day but it varies. If all goes well another generation of eagles will arrive. Worth shouting to the skies about….

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2 Responses to Bald Eagles Shift Change

  1. Nice shots! I hope they don’t get rained or snowed on, but they probably will.

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