Banding the West Newbury Eaglets

On June 8, 2005, a team from the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
banded Bald Eagle nestlings at a nest site in West Newbury.

Here's the adult female on the nest in a White Pine

There's an eaglet head poking up just in front of the adult

One of the adults commenting on the day's activities

Climbing the tree

At the nest

One eaglet in the bag and on the way down

A fine young female

Getting ready to band

Affixing the Federal band

Eaglet #2, another fine female bird


Affixing a State band

Showing off growing primary flight feathers

One last check

Waiting for the ride back home

The ground crew watches the eaglets on the way back to the nest

Home safe and sound - nice view!