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Bald Eagles Build a New Nest

Local eagles have rebuilt after they lost two nests in the past decade

Two bald eagle eaglets in their family’s nest on June 6, 2016.
Two bald eagle eaglets in their family’s nest, which overlooked the Zumbro River, on June 6, 2016. © 2022 Randy Runtsch.

Almost daily, I pass a bald eagle’s nest near home. The eagles built it high up in a cottonwood tree along the bank of the Zumbro River in my city of Rochester, Minnesota. Over the years, the eagles fascinated me as they raised their chicks in the tree.

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