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Sharp talons and a hooked beak help an eagle survive. Eagles may lay multiple eggs, but start the incubation process after the first egg arrives. Many winter in the region, finding abundant food sources. (Steve Maanum / For the Enterprise)

It's time to watch eagles soaring, building nests

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Owls and eagles are among the first birds to be nesting in northern Minnesota. Some of our eagles stay here all winter and those that migrated are returning to claim their territories. When you see an eagle soaring overhead, it's worth taking time to watch and when you see two eagles, you might be lucky enough to witness an aerial dance.


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