SWFL Eagles ~ M15 Arrives With A Celebratory Squirrel In Honor Of E18 Fledging! ???? 4.21.21

4/22/2021 2:14:03 PM

Lady Hawk - Dad always seems so know when to bring in that special meal in celebration for one of their offspring fledging! Today he brought in a squirrel and both kids were seen below the nest right before he arrived with it. E17 will fly off first and land on a pasture snag and M lands on the nest. E17 flies back and quickly claims the squirrel before E18 can get back over! E18 lands on the nest and mantles but E17 has the prey. E17 starts to eat the squirrel and E18 watches and bides her time until that perfect steal opportunity presents itself! E18 will steal the prey and claim the squirrel gift from Dad ?? E18 is funny and dances around the nest with the squirrel in its beak before swallowing it all down! Good job E18! When finished, E18 will feak her beak and perch on the veranda! Today there were 2 squirrels and a piece of pelt and a bird brought in as food! Both E's ate well. Congratulations to E18 on a beautiful fledge and return to the nest! Thank you for watching! Video captured & edited by Lady Hawk Thank you SWFEC , hosted by Dick Pritchett Real Estate, for allowing us the opportunity to view these amazing eagles. Link to cam: https://dickpritchettrealestate.com