The Record: Soil cleanup could cost eagles a home

One of Bergen County's bald eagles landing in its nest overlooking the New Jersey Turnpike in Ridgefield Park.
Photo by Michael Karas

One of North Jersey's most flighty couples is back.

But the return of Al and Alice — as this duo are called — may not be smooth. Their neighborhood is being renovated.

Al and Alice are bald eagles, with 7-foot wingspans, distinctive white-feathered heads and an apparent affection for one of the noisiest spots in North Jersey — a tree in Ridgefield Park only a few hundred yards from the intersection of the New Jersey Turnpike and Route 46.


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