The Eagle has Landed

Saturday, February 5, 2011
Photo courtesy Douglas Danhour An eagle sits by its nest in a tree northwest of Greencastle.

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  • Beautiful!!

    -- Posted by putnammom on Sat, Feb 5, 2011, at 12:00 AM
  • I saw him/her yesterday evening. Back again to raise another young one. Must be getting close to 10 years that they've been using this nest. Lots of fun to watch them.

    -- Posted by local-yokel on Sat, Feb 5, 2011, at 8:31 AM
  • What is the location of this nest? I would like to see it.

    -- Posted by rdale4life on Sat, Feb 5, 2011, at 10:30 AM
  • Some out a Mansfield Lake, can be seen from the parking spot east of the bridge on 36

    -- Posted by Trying hard on Sat, Feb 5, 2011, at 10:44 AM
  • Where exactly is this nest, I would like to get some pictures for my grandchildren and maybe take them to see it.

    -- Posted by Youdontknow on Sat, Feb 5, 2011, at 12:37 PM
  • I would like to know where this is at too, but I have to say that I wouldn't want the location posted on the internet. This is an endangered species and the less people that know where it is, the better.

    -- Posted by chaas013 on Sun, Feb 6, 2011, at 5:53 AM
  • Please do not post the location of this nest! Please just leave them alone!

    -- Posted by phetbanz on Mon, Feb 7, 2011, at 4:09 PM
  • I agree that for the double digit IQ knowing the location might be too much to resist. However maybe if they read that it is a federal offense to kill or harm an American Bald eagle they will resist the urge to "bag me one." Even the possession of a feather is illegal. Most Americans feel very strongly about the protection of these awesome creatures and would report any offenses.

    On a more pleasant note, we have enjoyed more sightings in recent years. In early spring we see them a lot along Big Walnut at McCloud Nature Park hunting around the thawing creek. Growing up in Indiana there was no chance to see one in nature. Now to enjoy the privilege of seeing them soaring right over you is an exciting sight to behold. Let's treat it like the gift it they are.

    -- Posted by ladyinthewoods on Fri, Feb 11, 2011, at 8:31 AM
  • What people don't understand, is they don't leave this area. My husband drives by their nest twice a day to and from work and any given day can see one all from time the babies leave the nest and throughout the winter. This eagles nest is south of 36 turning at Union Chapel Church following blacktop till reaches gravel road then the nest is on right after third curve before little bridge. Its amazing the amount of photographers and people that come and enjoy the birds as they nest and watch for the babies to poke their heads up from the nest.

    -- Posted by baffledbeyondbelief on Sat, Feb 12, 2011, at 3:46 PM
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