SL1, a Standley Lake eaglet that hatched the very first week in April to a great deal acclaim in Westminster, perished past month soon after the cottonwood in which the nest was found break up. The nest fell to the floor and SL1’s entire body was observed a handful of toes away. (City of Westminster, Standley Lake Eagle Cam)

A famed Standley Lake bald eagle few will be allowed to grieve in peace subsequent the death of their initially offspring together.

That is the intent of the rangers who deal with the Standley Lake Regional Park and Wildlife Refuge, at minimum. An eaglet that hatched in April was killed very last thirty day period just after a tall cottonwood holding their nest split down the center, sending the nest crashing to the floor. The eaglet known as SL1 was too young to fly when the tree collapsed and did not endure the tumble.

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Now it seems the grownup pair, acknowledged as Father and a female acknowledged as F420, is building a new nest somewhere else in the park. That’s about all officials are stating about it, however.

“The location of the nest will not be disclosed at this time to permit the eagles to re-set up with minimum outside interferences,” stated Ryan Hegreness, communications manager for the City of Westminster, by using e mail. “Disturbances inside the space in the course of this sensitive rebuilding time could compromise the eagles re-setting up themselves at Standley Lake. Staff will continue to watch the eagles and their nest building from afar and will share subsequent actions when additional info is offered.”

Standley Lake eagles have experienced a huge subsequent considering the fact that a video clip camera centered on the nest was put in 4 yrs ago. Their fame grew past yr when F420 arrived on the scene and attacked a woman who had been living with Dad. That feminine, named Mother, fled and has not been observed considering the fact that.

For the time staying, the Standley Lake eagles will be dwelling off camera, as it were being.

“The Eagle Cam is cherished in the Westminster community and beyond,” Hegreness claimed. “We would enjoy to go on to provide this academic opportunity. Assuming the eagles efficiently build a new household at Standley Lake, workers will examine the feasibility, timing and logistics to reinstate an Eagle Cam with minimal interference. I have no approximated time for when this might occur.”

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