Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nest Update, February 29

So far, so good — two eggs, both due to hatch toward the end of March (35 days after each arrived). Tomorrow and Wednesday, we’llĀ  post some photos of the Duke Farms Bald Eagles away from the nest. Such photos … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

The female Bald Eagle produced an egg on Thursday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. 21. Both parents have been incubating the eggs. Since three days usually lapse between egg arrivals, it appears that the eagles will incubateĀ  two chicks this … Continue reading

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Cool Article about the Duke Farms Eagles and Cam

Mike Deak wrote an informative article for mycentraljersey.com about about the Duke Farms Bald Eagles and the new nesting season. The article also covers the new nest cam, the two eggs, the new e-book, lesson plans for teachers and more. … Continue reading

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Oh, What a Night!

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation An incredible storm with high winds passed through Hillsborough last night, and folks watching the nest after dark got quite a show, including the nest tree swaying in the … Continue reading

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Egg Watch: Will There Be a Third Egg?

The first egg of the season arrived Thursday around 4:30 p.m. The second egg of the season arrived Sunday around 4:30 p.m. Since the female of a Bald Eagle pair tends to lay two or three eggs, there is a … Continue reading

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Announcing Duke Farms’ Bald Eagle e-book (It’s Free)

Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation are pleased to announce that their new e-book, “Duke Farms’ Bald Eagles,” has arrived. The free, photo-rich e-book — viewable online on any computer or tablet — provides everything you need to know about … Continue reading

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Eagle Egg Essentials

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation For those new to the blog and the Duke Farms Eagle Cam, here are some egg basics. Don’t worry if the eggs are left alone for a little while. … Continue reading

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By the Light of the Silvery Moon

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Happened to check on the Eagle Cam around 2:45 a.m. today, and saw Dad on the nest, sound asleep. He awoke at 3 a.m. and the turned the eggs, … Continue reading

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Second Egg Is Here

Quite a bit of activity around 4:30 p.m., then female seemed to be breathe deeply many times — just about three days to the minute she laid the first egg. Then waited 40 minutes to (unknowingly) show the world, in … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry Too Much about the Bald Eagle Egg(s)

The two most dramatic parts of a Bald Eagle nesting season are the arrival of the eggs (typically three days apart) and when the chicks begin to hatch (typically 35 days later). But for sheer anxiety, it’s tough to top … Continue reading

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