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Constructing bald eagle nests with natural materialsAuthor(s): T. G. Grubb
Source: Res. Note RM-RN-535. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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DescriptionA technique for using natural materials to build artificial nests for bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and other raptors is detailed. Properly constructed nests are as permanently secured to the nest tree or cliff substrate as any eagle-built nest or human-made platform. Construction normally requires about three hours and at least two people. This technique is simple, effective, physically and aesthetically unobtrusive, and free of material hassles.
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CitationGrubb, T. G. 1995. Constructing bald eagle nests with natural materials. Res. Note RM-RN-535. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p.
Keywordsbald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, artificial nests, nest construction
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