Bald eagles nesting at the National Arboretum (Photos)

March 14, 2015 6:21 PM

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Bald eagles nesting at the National Arboretum (Photos)

WASHINGTON — For the first time in nearly 70 years, a pair of bald eagles is nesting at the U.S. National Arboretum.

Staff first noticed the nest in January in the arboretum’s azalea collection. Early on, they watched the pair make trips back and forth from the nest. Toward the end of the month, the eagles’ behavior changed — one would remain on the nest at all times while one went in search of food, according to ...

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