Bald Eagle Couple in Virginia Has Two Eggs

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 4 (UPI) — A botanical garden in Norfolk, Va., said a pair of bald eagles nesting in the park has two eggs to watch over in their nest.

The Norfolk Botanical Garden confirmed in a release the eagles welcomed their second egg of the season Thursday, following the pair’s first egg being laid Sunday in the park they have called home for seven years, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot said.

During the years the eagles have nested at the botanical garden, they have managed to raise 12 eaglets.

On three occasions, the pair even raised three eaglets simultaneously instead of the two offspring typically raised at one time by members of the species.

The Virginian-Pilot said the eggs, which must maintain a temperature of 105 degrees until they hatch, should hatch within 37 days of being laid.

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