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First Two Eagles Nests Removed at Norfolk Botanical Garden

THE FIRST TWO EAGLE NESTS AT NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDEN ARE REMOVED.

Nest #2 by Linda Vetter

Nest #2 by Linda Vetter

Nest #1 Courtesy of Norfolk Botanical Garden Eagle Cam

Nest #1 Courtesy of Norfolk Botanical Garden Eagle Cam

WVEC coverage of NBG eagle nest removals.

“Federal, state and local wildlife officials said one complete nest and a partial nest had to be taken down because of the danger to wildlife and aircraft coming and going from nearby Norfolk International Airport.

http://www.wvec.com/eaglecam/news/Eagle-nests-coming-down-Thursday-172532661.html

WTKR coverage of NBG eagle nest removals.

“By the time we were allowed inside the gate, the nest was already gone.”

http://wtkr.com/2012/10/05/bald-eagles-nest-removed-at-norfolk-botanical-gardens

Virginian-Pilot coverage of NBG eagle nest removals.

“Bald eagles spent many months perfecting an intricate nest lodged about 95 feet high in a pine tree at the Norfolk Botanical Garden. It took mere minutes for a local tree service to pry it loose.”

http://hamptonroads.com/2012/10/eagle-nests-removed-norfolk-botanical-garden