Twitchers in a flap as historic black eagles get ready for a second eaglet
Much excitement as pair at Joburg’s Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens preps its nest for a new arrival
The famous black eagles at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens have given Johannesburg bird watchers something to look forward to – a potential new eaglet.
On Friday the Black Eagle Project Roodekrans (BEPR) announced that, judging from her behaviour, the female Verreaux’s eagle laid an egg on April 21 or 22.
“The second egg should be laid four days later, and then we must wait 44 days of incubation. If all goes well, the first egg should hatch on June 4 or 5,” said BEPR monitor Dougie Crewe...