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The Eagle has Landed!

The Eagles have returned to the Black Hammock! After heading out of Orlando for the summer, the Bald Eagles are beginning to return to Lake Jesup for fall migration.  Eagles are a common sight in fall and winter on your Black Hammock airboat ride.  Many airboat ride goers have reported that an Eagles nest has been spotted in the center of Bird Island on their tour.   Bird Island is a treasure trove of wildlife where guests can witness many feathered inhabitants as they circle the coastline on their airboat tour. Many of you Continue reading →

Eagle Migration in Central Florida

You may be wondering why you have not seen the iconic American Eagle on the banks of Lake Jesup before departing for your airboat ride.  Don’t worry!  These magnificent creatures will be returning soon in Autumn!  Earlier in the year you may have seen adult eagles with their young during your airboat ride as you pass by Bird Island.  These new adolescents were the first to travel North for Spring Migration with the adults traveling sometime after. Adult bald eagles begin fall migration when the Continue reading →