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Ron Fischer of Grand Forks has taken literally thousands of photos of the bald eagle nest near East Grand Forks. He photographed these two juveniles in the nest July 16. Monday night's storm blew the nest to the ground, and two of the juveniles have been seen close to the fallen nest. Observers speculate the third juvenile was old enough to fly away from the nests with the adults before the storm hit, and all three juveniles and both adults are believed to have survived.

BRAD DOKKEN: East Grand Forks eagles weather the storm

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Local birders say they’re optimistic three juvenile bald eagles survived Monday night’s storm after high winds knocked the nest to the ground north of East Grand Forks.


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Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken is editor of the Herald's Northland Outdoors section and also works as a copy editor and page designer. Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and joined the Herald staff in 1989. He worked as a copy editor in the features and news departments before becoming outdoors editor in 1998. He also writes a blog called Compass Points. A Roseau, Minn., native, Dokken is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 
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