E7 returned the next day, E8 did not & feared dead.
SWFEC has worked with wildlife officials and local biologists to insure the eagle’s safety and will not interfere or intervene with any natural events in the nest.
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The first egg (E5) was laid November 19 and hatched (37 days) Dec. The 2nd egg (E6) was laid November 22 and hatched (35 days) Dec. (CROW) for evaluation after showing signs of disorientation and injury.
After 97 days of care to recover from a broken left clavicle and a broken left coracoid bone, Ozzie was released back into the wild near the nest.
Camera #1 is positioned six feet above the nesting tree and is equipped with night vision or infrared light, which emits no actual light. The birds do not see or hear anything coming from the camera.
Camera #2 is located approximately 60 feet from the nest and has the ability to capture images of the nest action outside the view of Camera #1.Pursuant to state and federal law it is illegal to "take, feed, disturb, possess, sell, purchase or barter, or attempt to engage in any such conduct, any bald eagle or parts thereof, or their nests or eggs.All violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." If you are viewing at night, please note Cam 1 is equipped with night vision or infrared light (IR).The young eaglets continued to thrive and develop into juvenile eagles, fledging the nest on April 16th (E7) and May 3th (E8).But as the nest started to deteriorate, the eagles were attacked by an owl on May 7.Unfortunately Egg #1 was not viable and did not hatch. Being the only eaglet in the nest, E9 thrived and grew on schedule.