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Young DNR EagleCam Stars Now Sporting 'Blood Feathers'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Two of Minnesota's most famous high-flying residents are celebrating a big milestone.

The two eaglets followed in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' EagleCam hatched a month ago. They're starting to get new feathers, known as "blood feathers." Those are the darker, longer feathers growing on their wings and tails.

DNR EagleCam
(credit: MN DNR)

READ MORE: EagleCam Update: Mom Lays 2nd Egg

It will be another six to eight weeks until the baby birds will be ready to take their first flight.

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