Sad loss of the 3 day old youngest eaglet at Harrison Mills – Critical Watch Alert!

Sadly it appears that the younger of the two eaglets hatched just last week at the HWF Harrison Mills eaglecam nest has perished.  It is unknown what happened.  There was no particular aggression seen between the two, just that for some reason the littlest one stopped trying to get food and now has not been seen moving for many hours.   The Critical Watch Alert is, as always, so that viewers can determine whether to watch over the next few days as the deceased chick is disposed of.  This can take a number of forms, from the parents removing the chick, to it being buried and absorbed by the nest materials, to the parents feeding and consuming the remains.  RIP little one.  We wish you were here with us longer.  ((hugs))

4 thoughts on “Sad loss of the 3 day old youngest eaglet at Harrison Mills – Critical Watch Alert!”

  1. Have these parents raised more than one chick in the past? Clearly, something wrong with baby – nature is not often wrong about survival….

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