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First Eaglet Arrives on DNR's EagleCam

March 09, 2017 04:31 PM

According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the bald eagles that are featured on their EagleCam have welcomed their first chick of 2017.

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DNR officials said in a press release that the first egg hatched on Thursday.  Another egg shows a hole that is getting larger.  Scientists call this a pip, which is a hole made by the beak of the chick.

Officials say the eagles may have three chicks by the weekend.

The EagleCam is a project of the DNR's Nongame Wildlife Program. To learn more, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/eco/nongame/index.html

To watch the live video stream, visit www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html


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