Monthly Archives: March 2016

You Can Participate: Eagle Food Observations

Now that the two chicks are chowing down, you can help Conserve Wildlife Foundation keep track of what they are eating. Larissa Smith, CWF eagle biologist and friend of this blog, wants to know what the parents are feeding the … Continue reading

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Meet the Nestlings — What’s Next?

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Our story thus far:  The first egg hatched on Saturday, March 26. The second eaglet arrived Monday morning, March 28. Both adults were feeding the chicks this morning at … Continue reading

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Photos from a Windy Night

The hatched chicks first night in the nest was a windy one. Duke Farms’ Charles Barreca took these images — thanks to the new cam’s infra-red feature. Writes Charles: “Note the female has very ruffled feathers. Apparently around 7-8 p.m. … Continue reading

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11:12 a.m., Monday: 2nd Eaglet Totally Out, Changing of Guard

Great view of the two eaglets as the second one wriggled free of its shell.

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8:40 a.m. Feeding Time; 2nd Eaglet Almost Out

Parent (likely Mom) fed the older eaglet small pieces of fish, Second eaglet more than half out of shell. Just before that, parent ate part of an egg shell (below).

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2nd Hatch Underway , Monday 8 a.m.

Parents off the egg briefly to reveal hatch well underway in a light rain. (Likely changing of the guard.) Yes, fish is on the menu.

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10:10 a.m. Sunday Feeding: Pip in 2nd Egg Visible

Both parents were at the nest around 10:15 a.m. The pip in the second egg is clearly visible and will become more pronounced as day progresses.

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All About the Hatch

One eaglet still has to hatch, possibly as early as today. Everything you wanted to know about the hatch is here.

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One Eaglet Has Hatched; One To Go

The first eaglet of the nest’s season arrived at 4:55 p.m. today, unofficially. It took its sweet time. :- ) The great news for cam viewers was that Mom was facing the right way for us to see the little … Continue reading

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No Hatch Yet but Soon?

Eagles had a changing of the guard around 4 p.m. Could see both eggs — one hatch is fairly far along, with egg moving on its own.   — Jim W.

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