Eagle nests in Anza Valley

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Eagle K-02 is seen hunting in Anza. Anza Valley Outlook/ Breana Schmidt photo
A bald eagle has been seen and photographed in the Anza Valley. The female, called K-02 because of the identification tag she wears, came from Santa Catalina Island as part of the captive breeding program headquartered there. When the orange wing tag with the No. 02 was spotted on the eagle, it didn’t take long to track her back to the program. According to Peter B. Sharpe, Ph.D., in his report to the Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Service Office, “Restoration and Management of Bald Eagles on Santa Catalina Island, California, 2006,” the bird’s history has been carefully documented. “Eagle K-02, fostered into the West End nest in 2000, was reported to be breeding at Lake Hemet, California,” according to t
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