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Old 03-29-2017, 02:48 PM   #1
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This is the lone eaglet from the mating pair of bald eagles that nest in the Hughes Landing area of the Woodlands. It was born between Jan 6-9 of this year. Should fly very soon. It's already flying limb to limb.





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Old 03-29-2017, 03:03 PM   #2
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Old 03-29-2017, 03:10 PM   #3
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There has been a pair nesting on that side of the lake since before there was a single bit of construction so I don't know what that is almost 10 years? I wonder if the current pair are somehow related to the original pair. I was worried they would leave when they built all that stuff yet now 75 percent of that whole side is developed and they stuck it out. Must be too good of an area to pass up.
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Old 03-29-2017, 03:22 PM   #6
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Thanks guys.

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There has been a pair nesting on that side of the lake since before there was a single bit of construction so I don't know what that is almost 10 years? I wonder if the current pair are somehow related to the original pair. I was worried they would leave when they built all that stuff yet now 75 percent of that whole side is developed and they stuck it out. Must be too good of an area to pass up.
They seem to be unaffected by the attention. I talked to a gentleman when I was there taking these and he said there have been 3 different nest locations with this being the third and that has been over about a 20 year period, give or take. There are several in the area. Last years juvenile has tried to come visit this year but mom and dad let it know it isn't welcome. There are other juveniles as well as I have photographed them believing them to be hawks at first. Lifespan is about 20 years so this could be the original pair but I think it may not be. I just started really paying attention to this pair the last couple of years. There is suppose to be a nesting pair and nest in Carlton Woods as well.

I'm going to add a pic of dad as well to the OP.

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