- The nest is 56 feet off the ground
- It is nine feet long at its longest point
- It is seven feet wide at its widest point
- It has a total area of 49 square feet
- It is about 5.5 feet high
- The eagles began building it in 2013.
Kike, a professional photographer and climber, found the following bones in the nest:
- Adult male turkey leg and and ilium
- Turkey polt leg.
- Fawn leg
- Adult raccoon skull
- Young raccoon skull
Quick note: The nest is located on private property and can't be seen from the road. We are asking everyone to respect the landowner's privacy (and cattle) and refrain from visiting the nest in person. Thank you.
|From above. Kike used his climbing helmet for scale|
|Another view. More than one person could fit quite comfortably|
|The nest from the side|
|The fawn's leg. Note how tightly woven the nest is.|
|The nest from above. Kike's shadow helps provide a little scale.|