Big Bear News - Big Bear City, CA - Shortly before 4:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to a report of a Ring video that captured what appeared to be an armed male subject walking around the back yard of the residence, shooting into trees. Multiple patrol units responded to the house in the 300 block of S. Brewer Way in Big Bear … [Read more...] about Ring Video Captures Images of Male Subject Shooting Into Trees
Pets & Wildlife
Big Bear, CA - At 6:19am this morning, Big Bear's baby eagle Simba, who seemed reluctant to leave the nest, spread his wings and flew gracefully from his perch. On March 6th, Jackie, an eagle also born in Big Bear, laid the egg that Simba would hatch from on April 14th. He survived winter storms, earthquakes, and the loss of his eagle brother, Cookie. He thrived and grew strong … [Read more...] about Big Bear Lake’s Young Eagle “Simba” Takes Flight
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A 10-week-old bald eagle made famous by hatching live on a webcam earlier this year has yet to take his first flight, prompting San Bernardino National Forest officials to extend a closure around the nest on the north side of Big Bear Lake. Juvenile bald eagles typically take their first flight 10 to 12 weeks after hatching. “He turned 10 weeks … [Read more...] about Big Bear Bald Eagle Area Closure Extended
After more than 125 people fanned out across Southern California’s Inland Empire to participate in the last public bald eagle count of the season, a bald eagle in Big Bear laid a second egg at a nest where a live webcam is placed. It was laid at approximately 5:25 p.m. The first egg was laid on Wednesday, March 6. The incubation period for bald eagle eggs averages around … [Read more...] about Eagle Update: Second Egg Laid! Baby Eagle in Our Future?
Special thanks to Friends of Big Bear Valley. Bald Eagle fledgling information courtesy of Learner.org. The young will stay in the nest about 11 to 12 weeks. By this time their downy feathers are replaced by juvenile feathers. At the end of this time the adults will start encouraging them to fly. First flights are often rather awkward and up to half of fledgling … [Read more...] about Bald Eagle “Stormy” Fledgling Facts