Suddenly Kate flung herself out of the nest. I couldn’t see a reason for her sudden leap.
I watched as she struggled against the gusting winds. Her head and body at an abnormal flight angle.
She regained the nest by jumping a limb that had fallen into the nest.
I think the falling limb had startled her badly enough for her to have momentarily left her chick(s).
Yes, I said chick(s) for it/they have hatched!
Everybody seems to be ok, whew!

WALK0560 02-18-16 @ 10-39-11 New Hope Kate out of nest

Fish for breakfast for Kate in 4 quick steps:
1) Kate sees Petruchio catching a fish and starts hollering for her food.
2) Petruchio flies into the nest from behind Kate,
flies over her back and drops the fish.
3) He pauses for a split second at the rim of the nest.
4) He is off again for more food.
time elapsed: 17 seconds

WALK7684 01-31-16 @ 09-32-03 New Hope Kate Petruchio

WALK7687 01-31-16 @ 09-32-07 New Hope Kate Petruchio

WALK7691 01-31-16 @ 09-32-11 New Hope Kate Petruchio

WALK7693 01-31-16 @ 09-32-20 New Hope Kate Petruchio

yesterday my friend and I were bundled top to bottom
wondering out loud why the heck we were at the water’s edge
wind dropping the temperature way below comfortable
when this eagle appeared
oblivious to the cold, only thought: fish

WALK9428 02-10-16 @ 15-59-15 Haw eagle fishing 1