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It's Fledge Time at the Smith Rock Bald Eagle Nest

It's Fledge Time at the Smith Rock Bald Eagle Nest

Just after we joined the Bald Eaglets on Sunday for Happy Hour and watched them waiting on Mom and Dad for food, we saw them trying out their wings to join in the catch. Jeff Seaman of Bend followed up with subsequent daily visits and captured the moment for at least one of the pair.

THEY'RE BACK...THE EAGLES RETURN TO SMITH ROCK STATE PARK

THEY'RE BACK...THE EAGLES RETURN TO SMITH ROCK STATE PARK

It's that time of the year again when we watch the watchers. The eagle nest watchers that is. We now have an update on both the bald and golden eagles. Smith Rock is unique in that both species share a relatively small area each year to breed. 

Balds and Goldens are Back

Balds and Goldens are Back

It's nesting time again at Smith Rock State Park for both pairs of golden and bald eagles. Hiking trails remain open but some campsites and climbing route closures start February 17.

The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

That would be the bald eagle spotted in its nest in the giant ponderosa across from the rim at The Bivy campground. For the past few years, Smith Rock State Park has been the home of a pair of balds that share the park with golden eagles--not a usual event.