Bald eagles nesting again near the Potter Park Zoo in Lansing
In 2015, a pair of eagles built a nest in a tree on an island in the Red Cedar River, near the Potter Park Zoo. It was reported then that they were the first nesting eagles in Ingham County in over a century. That year there were no reports of eaglets hatching, but last year two eaglets appeared in the nest. And, according to the Detroit Free Press, the eagles are back. And it appears that there may be two new eaglets in the nest.
On a related note - the Potter Park Zoo will probably not be open this weekend, due to flooding on the Red Cedar. And if you're headed down Pennsylvania Avenue in Lansing in the next couple of days, make sure your outboard motor is tuned up and you have life preservers.
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