This period of exploration outside of the nest precedes fledging. Please check the box below to grant HDOnTap permission to contact you: You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. 14 January 2019: Incubation of two eggs continues. While it is not possible to know for certain which eagles visited the nest, it is widely speculated that the adults included Freedom, Lucy and Liberty. Learn Clutch of two eggs, one hatch, no fledges. The 2012-2013 season was the 1st year in which the Eagles nested at this “new” nest location. The following resources will help you get resolution: Most issues are solved by clearing your browser cache. 5 February 2019: Waiting for the first egg to hatch! In Partnership with Pennsylvania Game Commission & Comcast Business  • Powered by HDOnTap. Adult Bald Eagle visiting the nest during the off season. Bald eagles live along the coast and on major lakes and rivers where they feed mainly on fish. 16 January 2018: After a short break, an eagle returns to resume incubation. 14 February 2020: Since our last update on the 10th, the remaining egg was incubated less and less, and has essentially been abandoned at this point. 29 January 2019: All appears well at the nest, with incubation of two eggs continuing. The photo below is from this nest in 2013 when the owl laid 2 eggs alongside an eagle egg that had failed to hatch. 26 April 2019: The eaglet has been branching recently, as shown here. And a photo of turning the egg for incubation. 26 October 2020: The camera was hit by lightning some time ago, causing an outage. March 22, 2018 - The "extra" adult eagle (now being referred to by viewers as "Lucy" and distinguishable by black markings on the tail wing tips) and the resident male made several visits to the nest throughout the day, both alone and together. 2020 IP Video Specialists, Inc. dba HDOnTap, Yes, I want to receive emails from HDOnTap. This is right on time for the expected hatch date of February 6 or 7 1 April 2019: A little bit of gray down is still present on the chick along its back, as visible here, but the dark brown juvenile feathering is now almost complete. A female bald eagle's body length varies from 35 to 37 inches; with a wingspan of 79 to 90 inches. A bald eagle's skin is protected by feathers lined with down so they are very tolerant to cold temperatures which they experience in Pennsylvania! An eagle's average weight is ten to fourteen pounds. This project also focuses on conservation, habitat protection, and the dangers that eagles still face in the wild. 24 April 2019: The egg is gone, after being seen with a hole in it last week (see April 16 photo below). 13 March 2019: It is a wet day at the nest! About the Decorah Eagles cam. If the egg is going to hatch, it should happen later this week. Eagles sit at the top of the food chain, making them more vulnerable to toxic chemicals in the environment, since each link in the food chain tends to concentrate chemicals from the lower link. As a matter of fact, this “new” nest is located about 500ft east of the old one, located right next to Trout creek, the nest is about 70ft up in the fork of a cottonwood tree. All eyes will be pealed for the first pip or breakthrough of the egg sh… 7 January 2020: A second egg was laid today! 17 February 2020: A prey item that appeared to be an American Coot was taken to the nest and eaten this afternoon. Their feet are cold resistance, consisting of mostly tendon. 3 January 2019: The first egg is here (as of yesterday), on a cold and rainy day for incubation! On March 4, 2020,  an intruder arrived at the Hanover Bald Eagle Nest. Before long, one of the adults flew in to aggressively displace the intruder! If your issue is not resolved by following the troubleshooting tips above, please click here to run a speed test and share your results in a support ticket. 2120 Jimmy Durante Blvd. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. First of the raccoon basking in the sun in mid-afternoon, and later the eagle inspecting the new hole in the bottom of the nest, as well as the raccoon partially emerging from the hole. 27 March 2019: A subadult eagle landed on the nest and began eating leftover food. click to enjoy this collection of “greatest hits” images from Sequoyah NWR in previous seasons. 4 January 2019: Two adults at the nest with one egg. Learn 7 January 2019: A second egg was laid the evening of January 6! This live video feed has been granted a Special Permit by the Pennsylvania Game Commission for educational purposes. 26 March 2020: The raccoons are still present. 23 January 2020: The eagle pair roosting with heads tucked after sunset. Clutch of two eggs, no hatches, no fledges, Season Summary: The intruder was apparently repelled both times, but at the cost of one egg, which had significant damage, and was eaten about 25 hours later by the adult on Sunday evening. September 2018: We have replaced the broken camera at Sequoyah NWR in preparation for the 2019 nesting season. A second egg has been laid at the Hanover nest! The egg(s) is visible multiple times in this clip. May 4, 2018 - Cameras turned down for the season, December 28, 2016 - Cameras turned on for the season, July 3, 2017 - Cameras turned off for the season, December 17, 2015 - Cameras turned on for the season, March 30, 2016 - Hatchling deceased, perhaps injured by a branch being moved in the nest, May 23, 2016 - Unhatched egg removed from the nest by one of the adults, June 1, 2016 - Cameras turned off for the season. Get support for issues with comments (including log in issues) by emailing If the eagles do move to another nest site, there is always the possibility of something else trying to move into the nest, as we saw in February of 2013 when a Great Horned Owl attempted to nest here after the eagles failed. • The live stream is a Multi-Cam Player. Click for Bald Eagle Nesting Information Nest updates for 2021. © It may occasionally return in the next few weeks, but also don’t be surprised if it leaves soon and isn’t seen again on camera. The smaller male bald eagle has a body length of 30 to 34 inches; with a wingspan ranging from 72 to 85 inches. One picture shows both adults at the nest, while the other shows one bird preening after taking over incubation duties while the second bird flies off to a nearby branch for a break. The chick has grown substantially in the past week, and can spend a little more time uncovered, even with the chilly weather. We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. 5 February 2020: It looks like the first egg has pipped! 3 February 2020: Incubation must be easier on February days like this when the temperature reaches 70 degrees F! You may also report by creating a comment and tagging "@hdontap" to notify us directly. 18 January 2019: Another mild day at the eagle nest, but it is about to turn colder tomorrow. We hope so, but there is never a guarantee that they won’t choose an alternate nest site. And food is arriving! Historically, Mr. President & The First Lady lay two eggs … 15 January 2019: Here is an action shot of one adult leaving while the other takes over incubation. 21 February 2019: While the majority of time is spent brooding the young chick at this stage of the nesting cycle, the chick is fed a number of times each day, which provides good viewing opportunities. 10 February 2019: The new arrival has more fish than it can eat for quite some time! In coordination with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, HDOnTap visited the nest site to perform maintenance on the existing cameras as well as install a new PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) camera. Life in the wild is never dull, even if the act of incubating eggs for over a month looks sedate most of the time. Hanover Bald Eagle female "Liberty" laid her first egg on February 13th at 6:02 pm EST. A number of people have commented on how infrequently the mate returns to the nest. A bald eagle's lifting power is about 4 lbs.. Generally, they do not feed on domestic livestock or pets, but they will make use of available food sources. for the first egg. The camera views = 4K Cam & PTZ • NO Chat. It's possible for bald eagles in the wild to live longer than thirty years, but the average lifespan is fifteen to twenty years. 4 January 2020: The first egg was laid this afternoon! Bald Eagles begin incubating when the first egg is laid. #124 • Del Mar, CA • 92014, October 24, 2019 - “Freedom” & “Liberty” spotted in Sentinel tree, October 28, 2019 - “Freedom” visits nest (, November 2, 4-6 & 9, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree, November 14, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree, seen flying in distance, November 15, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree (, November 16, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree, November 17, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree, November 18-19, 2019 - One eagle in Sentinel tree, November 23, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree, November 25, 2019 - One eagle seen in Sentinel tree multiple times, November 26, 2019 - One eagle in Sentinel tree, November 29 - 2019 - One eagle seen in Sentinel tree two seperate times, November 30, 2019 - One eagle in Sentinel tree, December 3 - 4, 2019 - Both eagles seen in Sentinel tree, December 5, 2019 - One eagle in Sentinel tree, December 7, 2019 - One eagle in Sentinel tree, December 9, 2019 - One eagle in Sentinel tree, December 10, 2019 - Both eagles in Sentinel tree, January 16, 2020 - Liberty & Freedom "Exercising" on Nest (, February 18, 2020 - Second Egg Laid @ 6:11pm EST (, March 29, 2020 - Incubation Day 46 for egg # 1 -  "Liberty" consumes egg, December 3, 2018 - Cameras turned on for the season, February 26, 2019 - First egg laid at 5:08pm EST (, March 1, 2019 - Second egg laid at 6:23pm EST, April 4, 2019 - First hatch @ 9:20am Eastern (, April 6, 2019 - Second hatch @ 9:30am Eastern (, June 18, 2019 - "Star" is knocked off the nest by Liberty (, June 23, 2019 - "Star" returns to the nest (, January 3, 2018 - Cameras turned on for the season.