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?
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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
The Los Angeles Times recently reported that the coyote is one of nature’s ultimate survivors. They have the ability to adapt and eat just about anything as omnivorous canids including gophers as seen in these shots recently taken during a rainy afternoon in the Stanfield Marsh. It’s believed these three coyotes were attracted to rodents forced close to the surface by … [Read more...] about The Coyote one of Natures Ultimate Survivors
Big Bear, CA, 3/26/18- Since the eggs were laid in early January and the first baby eagle hatched on February 11th, Big Bear has been amazed and excited to view the eagle's nest cam installed by the non-profit group, the Friends of Big Bear Valley. With the second egg hatching on February 12th, and through our series of late winter storms, viewers watched in anticipation … [Read more...] about Big Bear Saddened by Loss of Eaglet
Big Bear, CA - The second chick hatched at approximately 12:20 p.m. Monday. Credit of images/videos goes to Friends of Big Bear Valley. Big Bear, CA - With all eyes glued to a live streaming “nest cam,” viewers from all over the country watched as a bald eagle chick worked its way out of the egg at approximately 9:57 a.m. on the morning of Feb. 11, at a nest in Big Bear. … [Read more...] about Bald Eagle Chicks Hatch in Big Bear
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Last week, a bald eagle near Big Bear Lake laid two eggs, just in time for the public January bald eagle count on Saturday, Jan. 13. The eagle and her mate are year-round residents of the area. The eggs should hatch after about 35 days – around Feb. 10. Because bald eagles will abandon nests if disturbed, the Forest Service has closed the area to all … [Read more...] about Big Bear Bald Eagle Lays Two Eggs – Area Closed to Public – Eagle Count 1/13/18