04/21/17 8:00am
RICK KEDENBURG PHOTO | An eagle and flight pursued by smaller birds.

RICK KEDENBURG PHOTO | An eagle in flight pursued by smaller birds.

After nearly a century of absence, bald eagles are once again nesting on Long Island. On Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. the North Fork Audubon Society will offer a presentation about Bald Eagles on Long Island. The talk will take place at Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane, Peconic.

Mike Scheibel will cover various aspects of natural history, the former abundance of bald eagles in New York, and how our national symbol was restored to grandeur.  (more…)

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03/19/14 11:11am
DEREK ROGERS COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island’s Mashomack Preserve is home to bald eagles, first spotted there in early March with their presence confirmed this week. Preserve staffers intend to keep the public away from the nesting site where it’s expected two more eagles could be hatched this spring.

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Shelter Island’s Mashomack Preserve is home to bald eagles, first spotted there in early March with their presence confirmed this week. Preserve staffers intend to keep the public away from the nesting site where it’s expected two more eagles could be hatched this spring.

 

Shelter Island’s Mashomack Preserve is home to a pair of nesting bald eagles — attention, men, both males and females  share the nesting responsibilities — and within weeks, could hatch two young  eagles. (more…)