Three's Company: Holly Hill nest has rare trio of eagle chicks

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ENVIRONMENT WRITER
Published: Monday, February 4, 2013 at 3:25 p.m.
News-Journal/CHRISTOPHER BOYER
Parent eagles watch over young eaglets feeding in their nest at Centennial Park in Holly Hill on Monday.

 

HOLLY HILL — An unusual trio of bald eagle chicks may soon fledge from their nest in Holly Hill's Centennial park, but in the meantime observers are enjoying seeing three fuzzy babies in the nest.

Bald eagle parents usually average hatching and rearing two chicks, said Dianna Flynt, rehabilitation coordinator for the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland. Three chicks is "very unusual."

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