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Bald Eagle Family Expand Their Nest In California

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In the California’s San Bernardino Mountains a remarkable event is being captured – a bald eagle family expanding their nest. Thus drawing the gaze of nature enthusiasts worldwide. Two majestic Bald Eagles, known as Jackie and Shadow, have captivated audiences as they embark on a journey of parenthood in the rugged wilderness. Amidst the towering pines and crisp mountain air, a new chapter begins for this devoted pair as they prepare to welcome not one, not two, but three new additions to their family.

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The Watchful Eyes of Big Bear Valley

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For the nonprofit organization Friends of Big Bear Valley, these eagles are more than just magnificent creatures; they are symbols of resilience and hope. With a keen eye and unwavering dedication, they track Jackie and Shadow’s every move, utilizing a 24-hour solar-powered camera to provide a live stream of their nest.

As the world tunes in, the anticipation builds, waiting for the moment when the first crack appears in the fragile shells.

A Tale of Devotion and Endurance

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Bald eagles build some of the largest nests of any bird species, often reaching up to 10 feet in diameter and weighing hundreds of pounds. Image by Andreas Barth via Pexels

In the midst of California’s recent storms Jackie has shown unwavering dedication to her precious cargo. With storms raging overhead, she steadfastly sat atop her eggs, ensuring their warmth and protection. 

Her mate, Shadow, dutifully takes his turn. Generally offering Jackie respite as she guards their future offspring. It is a testament to their bond and commitment, a love story played out against the backdrop of nature’s raw beauty.

The Charisma of Jackie and Shadow

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Bald eagle soaring through the air. Image by Stephen Meyers via Pexels.

Since their debut Jackie and Shadow have captured the hearts of all who have followed their story. Their playful antics are entertaining to watch. The tender moments exemplify the essence of Bald Eagle charm. Gentle nuzzles and synchronized flights – their bond is evident – reminder of the deep connections found in the wilderness.

The Video

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This video is pretty incredible – who would have thought this would be caught of camera for all to see. Additionally, we have embedded the video below, to share this romantic and educational sight.

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All eyes on bald eagle family as they expand nest, Source: ABC News, Youtube


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Jackie and Shadow never cease to amaze and inspire admiration, especially as the world waits impatiently for the arrival of the newest members of the Bald Eagle family. A legacy of fortitude, resiliency, and most importantly, love, is being created in their nest high above the forest floor.  

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