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By: Pat B (online) on Friday, October 01 2010 @ 06:19 PM EDT (Read 6196 times)  
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Deschutes National Forest, Oregon - Bald Eagle Cam

http://www.fs.fed.us/outdoors/naturewatch/eaglecam.html
This is a streaming cam with a 3-minute limit; there's a brief intro before you get to the cam.

The cam is located in Willamette Pass in Deschutes National Forest in central Oregon. The Deschutes National Forest Bald Eagle Cam is provided by the Oregon Zoo, AT&T, the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, and the USDA Forest Service's NatureWatch Program. The area was first identified as an occupied territory in 1974, and has been successful in producing fledglings in 21 of the years since then. They raised one chick in 2006, and had early nest failures in 2007 and 2008. They laid one egg in 2009 (I don't actually remember any other pairs that laid only one egg in a nesting season), and it hatched, and the eaglet fledged; the eaglet (named Pengra Cescent) did not return to the nest after fledging, but two adults and a juvie were seen flying in the area a few days later, so we're optimistically assuming it was Pengra and her parents. They laid 2 eggs in 2010, but it was very snowy during the incubation period, and perhaps that is why, in spite of excellent care by the adults, the eggs did not hatch. The eagles do appear to have an alternate nest as well as the one with the camera, so we'll have to wait to see which one they use this year.

2010-2011 Season:

  • very snowy year; as far as we know, they did not nest - or if they did, the nest failed




(2008 screen cap of the female incubating an egg in the snow by Marcia;
information mostly collected by Marcia on the Maine Bald Eagle Cam Forum - more details and references here.)

link to thread for the 2008-2009 nesting season



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By: Pat B (online) on Friday, October 01 2010 @ 06:21 PM EDT  
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Would you kindly let me know if any of this information needs changing/updating?



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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Monday, October 25 2010 @ 01:16 PM EDT  
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10:10 am,
Snowing at the nest.
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OR58 at Willamette Pass - Odell Lake
Temp: 31.7F
Dew Point: 27.1F
Rel. Humidity: 83%
Wind Direction: N
Wind (Avg.): 0 mph
Wind (Gusts): 0 mph
Precipitation: 0.1 in.
Last Updated: 10/25/10 09:46 am
Weather: http://www.tripcheck.com/Pages/RCMap.as ... 5#stations





       
   
By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Thursday, November 11 2010 @ 01:00 PM EST  
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Hello Deschutes,

Grin Looks like a bowl of ice cream.
9:48 am,
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Current weather at the pass.
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Thursday, November 18 2010 @ 10:25 AM EST  
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Grin Good morning Deschutes,
The white stuff is really coming down this morning. Take care.
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Sunday, December 12 2010 @ 03:07 PM EST  
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12:02 pm, No snow! Amazing.
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Tuesday, December 14 2010 @ 04:57 PM EST  
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Smile Hello Oregon,

Nice view of the lake.
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Willamette PassODOT
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"South Central Cascades, Siskiyous & South Cascades - Weather Alert - Winter Storm Warning"

*NOAA Issue Date: 12/14/2010 2:45 AM Remains in effect until 4 Pm Pst this afternoon above 4000 feet... a Winter Storm Warning above 4000 feet remains in effect until 4 Pm Pst this afternoon. * snow accumulations: snow will accumulate 7 to 14 inches. The highest accumulations will be on state highway 62 near Crater Lake. State highway 138 near Diamond Lake and state highway 130 near the junction of highway 138. Along highway 140 snow will accumulate 5 to 10 inches. * elevation: above 4000 feet. * timing: rain early this morning will turn to snow mid to late morning and become moderate to heavy at times through the afternoon. * locations include: Howard Prairie...Siskiyou Summit...Crater Lake...Crescent Lake...Diamond Lake * impacts: snow may create hazardous driving conditions on highway 62 near Union Creek and Crater Lake...highway 230...highway 58 at Willamette Pass...highway 138 at Diamond Lake Summit...interstate 5 at Siskiyou Summit...highway 140 near Lake of the woods...and highway 66. Precautionary/preparedness actions... a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency."

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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Sunday, December 19 2010 @ 04:25 PM EST  
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A "White Christmas" - Happy Holidays Deschutes!

1:17 pm PST,
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Willamette Pass - ODOT,
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"WILLAMETTE PASS EAST
Severe Weather Hazard
Weather Condition: Overcast
Road Surface: Packed Snow
Chain Restrictions: Carry Chains or Traction Tires
Current Temp: 28 F
High Temp:
Low Temp:
Precipitation:
New Snow: 3 in.; Roadside Snow: 30 in.
Last Updated: 12/19/2010 10:26 am"





       
   



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