Covered in down, a month-old eaglet dozed in his cage, recovering from a fall from its nest that broke its wing.
A Gamaliel woman found the baby bald eagle on Tuesday when she noticed one missing from its nest, said U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ranger Alan Griffin.
The woman — whose name officials do not know — had been taking pictures of the nest by the state Highway 101 bridge, and when she got back later that day, noticed two eaglets instead of three, Griffin said. Area birders say the highly visible nest has been in the area about three years...
Monday, April 19, 2010