GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — Flying in to check on the kids raising a family is a full-time job for any parent but the Eagles at Gulf State Park usually have an audience.
“They’re flying in and out,” says Judy Johnston as she sits behind a camera. “It’s fun to watch them feed the babies and really from the naked eye you can see them now.” Some things you might not want to see.
For almost ten years now this pair of bald eagles have called this tall pine near the banks of Lake Shelby home.
“You don’t get to see little ones ever,” says Michael Guanella who stopped by while walking the trail. These two little ones are already testing their wings, getting ready to take off and start families of their own. “It’s nice to see them and nice to see they are in a protected spot,” adds Guanella.
The adult pair will return again, to the same tree, the same nest and raise another family. All under the watchful eye of those who appreciate seeing this national symbol in its natural surroundings.