Migratory Birds of the Great Lakes University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
 about habitat birds + science 20 birds
aerialist raptors
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There are 1-2 Bald Eagle eggs in a nest.

Bald Eagle — Nest & Eggs, page 2

Nests typically overlook the open habitat of coastlines, lakeshores or river edges, and often are used for a decade or more. They are usually built in an upper, broken fork of a large tree, and are made of branches and large sticks. Nests can increase a foot in depth each year as the birds add materials throughout the breeding seasons.

Both parents spend about 35 days incubating 1 to 3 dull bluish-white eggs. The chicks fledge from 72-80 days after hatching.

ML Reeb writer: Laurence Wiland design: T. Yao