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Pigeon Forge, TN

Most pictures from the Hancock Wildlife Channel's
thread on the Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Bald Eagle Cam

Additional pictures are from the Maine Bald Eagle Cam Discussion Forum's
thread on the AEF Eagle Cam

Please visit the American Eagle Foundation at
for much more information about their captive-bred eagle release program
and the eaglet featured in these pictures.

Liberty and Justice, a pair of non-releasable Bald Eagles - female Liberty can only see out of one eye so lacks the depth perception needed to hunt in the wild, while male Justice was found with shotgun pellets in a foot and wing, resulting in permanent injuries that would keep him from hunting successfully. They bonded as a pair in 1993, and have successfully raised 14 of their own offspring and several foster chicks for release to the wild from hacking towers in Tennessee.

Pigeon Forge eaglet
JudyB's photo - May 9, 2008
Based on past experience, look for eggs in late March, chicks in early May, and fledging in mid to late July. The chicks will be removed from the parents at about 5 weeks of age and transferred to a nearby artificial nest in a hack tower, where they will be released a few weeks later as part of the American Eagle Foundation's captive release program.

Summary of 2009 Season:

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Information and pictures from the American Eagle Foundation are used with permission, all rights reserved.
Thank you for letting me use the images for this compilation.