Golden eagles are typically long-lived, if they can survive those early months.
So far only the banded female has been positively identified, but the thought is that this is the same pair that has occupied the nest for the last five years.
In addition to the eagle language, House Bill 1204 reduces the age from 16 to 12 for individuals to qualify for an apprentice hunter validation license, and allows youth who turn age 11 before the end of the calendar year to receive a whitetail doe license valid for only the youth deer hunting season.
It was part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fifth annual “Eagle Day’.”
Streaming video from Hanover, Pa., nest available again at Game Commission’s website
Under the new rule, wind companies and other power providers will not face a penalty if they kill or injure up to 4,200 bald eagles, nearly four times the current limit.