Bald eagle lays egg in San Bernardino National Forest

Source: By Associated Press • Posted: Monday, January 11, 2021

A bald eagle has laid an egg in a Southern California nest and nature lovers will watch for the hatching via an online live feed.

Mother eagle Jackie delivered the egg Saturday afternoon near the mountain community of Big Bear east of Los Angeles.

The group Friends of Big Bear Valley, which installed the web cam, says the egg is expected to hatch around Valentine’s Day.

More than 1,800 people were viewing the video feed late yesterday morning. It showed an eagle nestling on the egg as light winds blew through the San Bernardino National Forest.

A previous egg laid last week by Jackie was lost after it was attacked by ravens. — Associated Press