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Thu Apr 16, 2020, 08:38 AM

Bald eagles, eaglets found nesting in arms of Arizona cactus

Source: Associated Press

Bald eagles, eaglets found nesting in arms of Arizona cactus

April 16, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — For the first time in decades, bald eagles have been found nesting in an Arizona saguaro cactus.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department revealed Wednesday that biologists discovered a pair of eagles and their eaglets in the arms of a large saguaro during a recent eagle survey.

Kenneth “Tuk” Jacobson, the agency’s coordinator of raptor management, said the eagles are on a cactus near a central Arizona reservoir.

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Wildlife biologists have looked for decades for a sighting of bald eagles nesting in Arizona saguaro cacti. According to Jacobson, the last known mention of such a site was a 1937 record.

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Read more: https://apnews.com/8acaa132b582e1c3d2d902b69c881b3b

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Thu Apr 16, 2020, 08:46 AM

1. And here are some photos:


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Thu Apr 16, 2020, 10:15 AM

2. Thank you!

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