BIG BEAR, Calif. — One eagle hatched — one to go!
The primary of two Bald Eagle eggs in Massive Bear hatched overnight Saturday with the other chick expected to make an appearance any day now. Friends of Big Bear Valley have a livestream set up for anyone who needs a nest-degree view.
The nest is in San Bernardino Nationwide Forest land and has been in lively use since fall of 2013, officials say. The encompassing space is closed to the general public throughout nesting season to protect the eagles, as the birds are recognized to abandon nests if disturbed by humans.
Historically, bald eagles solely wintered in Huge Bear Valley to seek out other sources of food that weren’t obtainable further north, park officials explain. However lately, a pair took up yr-round residence. This is the “couple” presently utilizing the nest.
KTLA posted video of the most recent hatchling Sunday: