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Love Birds: Bald eagles return to residence in the heart of Algiers

Two bald eagles have returned to their residence in Algiers. (Source: John Snell) Two bald eagles have returned to their residence in Algiers. (Source: John Snell)
ALGIERS, LA (WVUE) -

A pair of bald eagles have taken up residence in the heart of Algiers again this year.

One of the eagles decided to go for a fly, but its partner needed a little persuading before tagging along.

The eagles have both returned to Wall Boulevard in a Volkswagen sized nest just a couple blocks from General DeGaulle Drive.

Among southern states, only Florida has more bald eagles than Louisiana.

Last year, an LSU study found all of the state's eagles fly to Canada each year, but they generally spend October to march in south Louisiana.

Once on the verge of extinction, the national symbol expanding its range in the heart of the city.

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