MDIFW: Four Eaglets On Swan Island Mark A Maine First

**MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE** 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com]( http://www.mefishwildlife.com) Main Number: (207) 287-8000 **MEDIA: For more information, call Wildlife Biologist** Kendall Marden at (207) 547-5300 *July 28, 2011* ##Eaglets Provide Rare Sight At Swan Island Wildlife Management Area **RICHMOND, Maine -** A pair of nesting bald eagles at the Swan Island Wildlife Management Area have produced the first documented occurrence of four eaglets in a single nest in the history of the State of Maine, according to wildlife biologists from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. “This pair has produced a new milestone for eagle recovery in Maine,” said MDIF&W wildlife biologist Kendall Marden, who manages Swan Island. “After two years of unsuccessful nesting attempts, this year the pair successfully hatched four eaglets.

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MDIFW: Four Eaglets On Swan Island Mark A Maine First