Egg Watch: Will There Be a Third Egg?

Screen Shot 2016-02-24 at 7.57.00 AMThe first egg of the season arrived Thursday around 4:30 p.m. The second egg of the season arrived Sunday around 4:30 p.m.

Since the female of a Bald Eagle pair tends to lay two or three eggs, there is a possibility that a third egg could arrive today, most likely in the afternoon.

The egg counts for the Duke Farms nest for the past 11 years have ranged from one to three. As recently as 2014, the adults have incubated three eggs.

Here are some earlier posts that might be helpful (click on the topic to go to the link):

Eagle Egg Essentials

Don’t Worry Too much about Unattended Eggs

A Short History of Eagle Eggs in New Jersey   (Alas, think DDT)

— Jim Wright

 

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