The AEF is forever grateful for the effort and professionalism these volunteers have shown during the season.And, we thank our loyal viewers, whose support and advocacy for our mission encourages and sustains our efforts.Through the years, the nest has grown considerably in size and weight (likely weighing close to a ton).
The nest is located about 80′ up in a Longleaf Pine tree, and was built by the resident eagles approximately eleven years ago.
Honor then followed with her fledge on June 22 at 12 weeks 1 day old.
Berry College’s bald eagle couple first appeared on the main campus in the spring of 2012.
In 2014, a pair of mated Bald Eagles chose the most idyllic of nest sites within the United States’ National Capital (Washington, DC), nestled high in a Tulip Poplar tree amongst the Azalea Collection at the U. National Arboretum, which is operated by the United States Department of Agriculture.
This is the first Bald Eagle pair to nest in this location since 1947. President’ and ‘The First Lady.’ The American Eagle Foundation, in cooperation with the USDA, ARS, Alfred State, Department of Energy & Environment, the USF&W Service, and PIKSEL has provided 24/7 live streaming video for 2 years, and we expect the third season to be just as memorable as the first two have been.