Bald eaglets

We were excited to see a young eaglet sitting on the edge of a nest in a tree along the Mississippi River.  A second eaglet could be seen lower in the nest, stretching its wings.  Eventually one of the parents came back to the tree and sat in the shadow of a branch above them, dutifully keeping watch before settling back into the nest.

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”  ~ Helen Keller

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  1. Oh that would excite me too Rebecca. How lucky you went by just then and saw them and their mom. Occasionally I hop onto to see the web cams of different birds and animals. I was on there over the weekend since it is “baby time” and they have two different sites where there are eaglets. I have been watching this webcam in California with two eaglets. The camera angles sometimes just show the mom and other times just the eaglets. We get a bird’s eye view if you’ll pardon the pun. I shared this link with Wayne – I knew he would like watching it, as will you. Here is the link to the eagle cam I’ve been following:

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