2019 Bald Eagle Fledgling Summary for Jordan Lake
There were 13 bald eagle nests that produced 22 fledglings for 2019.
YAY!!!!
Here is a summary of the 3 nests that I monitored.
First Nest
fledgling Cacao
fledgling Caramel
H&G Nest
fledgling Light
fledgling Brownie
Ranger Cove
Ranger Gal
Ranger Guy

H&G Nest
Bald eagle chicks are hatched with their arrogance and aggression present from the moment of breaking out of the shell.
These are the 2 fledglings from the H&G nest.  Siblings.
They fought for dominance in the nest, and even though they only began flying 3 weeks ago, the desire for dominance is on display.
Upside down.  Inside out.  All over the sky they flew and practiced the skills they would need in 5 years in order to win a mate.

Bird Lecture and Exploration

“Really? The bald eagle has 2 focal point in each eye? Whoa! There is a relative of the desert roadrunner that visits Jordan Lake each summer! Come and explore with Doc Ellen some of the most interesting, odd and take home facts about the birds at Jordan Lake. Be dressed for the hot weather and bring binoculars as the second half of the program will be outdoors as we look for eagles and oddities.”

For more information contact Doc Ellen via FB https://www.facebook.com/docellen/ or please email steve.mcmurray@ncparks.gov.

Free admission.  Family friendly.

Date of Event:
Saturday, June 29, 2019 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
Start Location: 
Jordan Lake State Park Visitor Center, directly off of Hwy. 64., 280 State Park Road, Apex, NC
Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Easy less then 1/2 mile