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Bald Eagles Nesting Photos, British Columbia, Canada, Canadian Wildlife Stock Photos

Bald Eagle Eggs CM11-02

Bald Eagle Eggs CM11-02

Description : Bald eagles build their nests in large trees near rivers or coasts. A typical nest is around 5 feet in diameter. Eagles often use the same nest year after year. Over the years, some nests become enormous, as much as 9 feet in diameter, weighing two tons. Even when a nest tree falls or a strong wind blows a nest down, the established pair usually rebuilds at or near the site within a few weeks if it is near the breeding season. The nest may be built in a tree, on a cliff, or even on the ground if there are no other options available.

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