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Eagle’s Nest

Went on a new trail specifically to spot this nest and hopefully see the residents. Apparently there are eaglets there, however  there was no activity when I came .Perhaps  my timing was off-would be worth another trip. Just to see the size of the nest was awe-inspiring and it was the most I have walked in a long time 4 km return. It doesn’t sound far but I couldn’t even make it one city block a few months ago. It was actually hot outside , a true summer’s day.

©Jane Chesebrough


10 responses

  1. Excellent Jane~ so proud!!

    July 1, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    • Thanks Robyn, I was wiped the next day but it was worth it.

      July 1, 2012 at 5:59 pm

  2. That’s an excellent look at the nest Jane. Those nests can be huge – some weigh several tons.

    July 1, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    • very exciting to see it in an opening in the forest

      July 2, 2012 at 2:40 pm

  3. Wow that is enormous!!! Congrats on your walk too!!!

    July 2, 2012 at 6:34 am

    • Yes, the size startled me -must go back and check for residents

      July 2, 2012 at 2:42 pm

  4. Wow. Your photo is great. I have never seen eagle nest, although I walk in the nature.

    July 2, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    • i have seen eagles occasionally , usually just glimpses when i am driving but never a nest before this.

      July 3, 2012 at 1:02 pm

  5. Sorry that you didn’t get to see the eagles, but the photo of the nest in itself was interesting. It looks huge.

    July 3, 2012 at 6:10 pm

  6. Great eagle nest capture, Jane! Now it is a must that you return time and again to watch this nest grow and the family within. 🙂 An eagle’s nest can grow to an impressive size of 10 feet in diameter, 12 feet deep, with a weight of up to 2 tons as they add to it year after year. I have been photographing for three years now an eagle’s nest that I spotted on our local Wye River from our boat. I still request a drive-by when asked where do I want to go boating, and get excited every time we go pass it!

    July 4, 2012 at 7:55 pm

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