Eau Claire (Lewis Farm) - The Lewis Farm is on northwest corner of Eau
With a menagerie of animals on this hobby farm there is usually a
spring baby expected. The last one was a miniature donkey last April.
Someone said last Sunday "What? No new baby this spring?" and we
said "We don't think so."
I just happened to be taking some pictures of our goats, that walk across a
bridge 12 feet in the air, early Tuesday morning and decided to take a look at
the eagle's nest over the driveway. I was shocked! There was our
Then 20 minutes later I glanced at the nest and there was baby being fed his
"red meat" lunch.
The next morning I heard the eagle squawk while drinking morning
coffee. I stepped out on the deck and looked up; there was mom and dad eagle
sitting very close together enjoying the morning sunshine and breeze.
I kind of wondered if they were breathing deeply, enjoying each other's company
saying "Whew! Finally a little together time while our precious baby
We have observed the eagles building this nest for about 4 years. It
really feels like an honorthat they trust us enough to
build right over our driveway less than 50 feet from our house.
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