She’s fledged!

Eagle after flight

She's fledged! Our young eagle was 11 weeks old on the 1st of July and she marked her birthday by leaving the nest around 7:15pm the evening before. We didn't actually see her fly off and, indeed, a young white-tailed eagle's 'first flight' away from the nest is often more a case of hopping and flapping from branch to branch, and short glides to other trees. In the two days prior to leaving she had been clambering further and further...

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