First Bald Eagle Chick at Fort St. Vrain Nest!


The first bald eagle chick at the Fort St. Vrain nest has just hatched! In the first screen shots I took this morning, the eagles hadn’t even moved the egg shell out from under the adult!

Eaglet #1 is presented to the world.

According to the Excel website, the chick made it’s way into the world about 10:00 last night.

The eaglet is still a little wobbly on it’s legs, and has momentarily dropped out of sight.

Father cleaning up the nest.

Good comparison of father (left) with mother (right). In an earlier post, I said I thought the male was bigger, but the Excel Power biologist says it is the female (as is normally the case).

Mother and chick (and father) are all doing fine.

About coloradogeography

Amy Law is a second-generation Coloradoan with a passion for her native state. This translated into a Master’s degree in Natural Resources from Colorado State University, and continues as a lifelong fascination with how people and nature interact. From family vacations in the station wagon to travel for work, she's covered the state, and everywhere she goes, she finds new things to see and ideas to explore.
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1 Response to First Bald Eagle Chick at Fort St. Vrain Nest!

  1. How cool is it there ae pics of the new baby! Love it.

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