Surfers asked to help keep eye on Ocean Park eagles
Monday, October 11 2010 @ 01:39 AM EDT
Contributed by: karenbills
The activities of a pair of bald eagles that have long enraptured Ocean Park residents will soon be viewable online.
David Hancock of Hancock Wildlife Foundation confirmed last week he installed two eagle cams at the top of a tall evergreen on a private Ocean Park property Sept. 16.
The cameras are expected to go live with a high-definition feed on the Internet “toward the end of October.”
While reluctant to go into too much detail about the site – as the property owner is out of town – Hancock said concerns raised by area residents about recent heavy-equipment activity near the nest are unfounded.
“We weren’t destroying it. Quite the contrary,” he said of workers seen hoisted by crane to the nesting site. “It’s all part of a fairly big project, and our long-term project, of helping eagles recover in this area.
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