The Duke Farms eaglets are now approximately a month old. The first eaglet hatched Saturday, March 26. The second hatched Monday, March 28. The young birds stay in the nest for approximately 10 to 12 weeks, until they are large enough and strong enough to leave (fledge). This is typically toward late June Scroll down for other recent posts. Our free on-line Bald Eagle e-book -- packed with cool links, videos and info -- is here. The chapter on nestlings is here. The chapter includes a link to a video of a fawn bring brought into the Duke Farms nest seven years ago. Click the Duke Farms logo at right for our home page.
Tomorrow: An interview with CWF's Larissa Smith, who is spearheading the citizen-science project on the Duke Farms eaglets' diet.