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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Eagle Cam



I found this link on another blog. 

Today it is windy and they are hunkered down.  I thought the nest would be more like a bowl, but it appears to look more like a platform.



click on above link to see live camera feed


The twin chicks are named "Hope" and "Honor".  The parents are Ozzie and Harriet.


They also have a Facebook page



History of chicks at this nest….2011/12-1 chick, 2010/11- 1 chick, 2009/10-1 chick, 2008/09-2 chicks

The eagles have had their names ever since they moved onto the property in 2006/07. Ozzie and Harriet

The nest resides 60 feet above the ground, in a Slash Pine tree. The camera faces South East
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Nesting season begins here in South FL Oct. 1. The eagles stay until late April or May.

These bald eagles have been coming to this nest for the past 6 years. They reside in this nest between the months of October and April. Before building this nest in 2006/07, the pair had a nest on the opposite side of Bayshore Road. This location is now known as Eagle Landing. These mature, mating pair continue to make Southwest Florida their winter home.

This year, DPRE is excited to have a live look into their Southwest Florida nest. They have installed a camera that will film the birds 24/7 and stream live video directly to this site. The camera is positioned 6 feet above the nest. It is attached to a tree limb using no screws or nails in order to preserve the tree. The camera's night vision is an infrared light which emits no actual light. Nor does it make any noise. The birds do not see or hear anything coming from the camera.

The objective of this camera is to bring these beautiful birds into our homes. The goal of DPRE is to foster appreciation, admiration and respect for these magnificent creatures. Our intentions are to learn from these birds so we may better understand them and their habits.

This nest is labeled LEO26B of the Florida State Monitoring Program. It has been monitored for 5 years at its current location. The pair relocated the nest in 2006/07 to its present location.

There are 133 nests in a 25 mile radius.

Closet nest is one mile.




4 comments:

  1. Don't you think that Laguna Atascosa needs a Screech Owl cam pointed at that drainage tile that the Screech Owl lives in??

    Mark

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  2. Thank you for sharing.
    How is your remodel going?

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  3. Thanks for the link to that! What fun to watch once in a while.

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  4. Great link!!! Thanks
    Box Canyon Mark

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