Camera Captures Eaglet Birth in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A camera set up by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has captured one of the season's first bald eagle births.
The birth was caught on video Tuesday by the department's EagleCam. According to the department, the first of three eggs was laid on Jan. 19 or 20, and it usually takes 35 days for eagles to incubate their eggs.
Although the nest is often covered in snow, the department says the eagles have adapted to the cold climate. It says the male and female take turns keeping the eggs warm and dry.
Officials believe the same pair of eagles has returned to the nest featured on the live stream for the past three years.