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Update On Big Bear’s Bald Eagles: Jackie & Shadow’s Second Clutch

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Jackie and Shadow’s second clutch was laid in early February.  They will incubate the two eggs for approximately  35 days.  In mid March pip watch began on the first egg.  A pip is the first small hole in the egg when the chick is working its way out.  The chick was working on hatching, but stopped moving.  Sadly, the chick in the first egg did not make it through to hatching, reasons unknown.   Both Jackie and Shadow are still tending to the nest bringing in food to each other while incubating the second egg.  They also continue to carry in twigs, grasses, and branches to the nest.  Jackie and Shadow both take turns sitting on the egg.  The window of possibility for egg #2 to hatch is less likely with each passing day.   As of March 25th egg #2 was in its 42nd day.  They haven’t given up even though there’s been no signs of hatching.  It is unlikely that will happen.  They will most likely continue to care for the egg for the next several days or even weeks.

To follow the progress of Jackie and Shadow go to:                                                                        friendsofbigbearvalley.org  

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