LIVE: Female eagle Milda guards her eggs as she waits for her missing partner Raimis
Reuters, 03 Apr 2021
Female eagle Milda faces a tough choice after her partner Raimis failed to return to the nest and stopped providing food. Milda, sitting on three eggs, cannot do the job alone, incubation or heating of small cubs cannot be combined with forage. Although Raimis’ return to the nest cannot yet be ruled out, his absence indicates that the bird is either dead or seriously injured.