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Haines Alaska Nest Back Again for 2009

Haines Alaska Bald Eagle Nest

The Haines, Alaska, bald eagle nest is once again back on our pages.

This nest has a single camera overlooking it, and due to the network bandwidth costs in this part of Alaska we're only able to bring you still frames every few seconds. We're about to bring you created video at 10fps from our archives - watch for it.

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Turtle Bay eagle cam may be off until next nesting season

Wildlife News

 

By Dylan Darling (Contact)
Originally published 02:21 p.m., June 9, 2009
Updated 02:21 p.m., June 9, 2009

Photo by Dylan Darling / Record Searchlight

Susan Weaver of Shasta Lake watches the Turtle Bay eaglets this morning through a field scope. Weaver was among about 25 people who turned out for a "Fledgefest." Another is set for 7 p.m. today on the paved bike path between the Monolith and Highway 44 at Turtle Bay.
Off the Internet for much of the last three weeks, the Turtle Bay bald eagle cam may not be back up until next nesting season toward the end of the year.

“We just can’t get it back,” Denise Yergenson, spokeswoman for the California Department of Transportation, said today.

For the rest of the story and a couple of videos/photographs, go here:

http://www.redding.com/news/2009/jun/09/turtle-bay-eagle-cam-may-be-until-next-nesting-sea/

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Turtle Bay eagle almost ready to fledge

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The north state's most famous winged trio could finally be flying soon, but ongoing signal problems with a webcam focused on their nest could keep the sight off the Internet.

"It's something to do with the feed to the Web," said Denise Yergenson, spokeswoman for the California Department of Transportation.

Having busted out of their shells 11 weeks ago, the three bald eaglets in the nest at Turtle Bay likely will take their first flights next week. If nature's clock matches up with what has been observed by scientists, the first eagle would fly Tuesday, exactly 12 weeks after it hatched.

Yergenson said it's unclear whether the fledging will be seen on the Web. While the camera has produced images for scientists monitoring the eagles - it can be seen on a computer screen at Turtle Bay Exploration Park's visitor center - she said the webcast continues to periodically go on the fritz.

Read the rest of the story here:

http://www.redding.com/news/2009/jun/04/turtle-bay-eagle-almost-ready-to-fledge/

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Tangled eaglet triggers pleas for help

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 Webcam drama ends happily

 
  

The smallest of three bald eagle chicks in a Sidney nest equipped with a webcam got tangled in wire Thursday evening, prompting some of those watching the drama to issue a plea for help.

The chick was able to free itself, to the relief of the Internet audience.

The entanglement occurred less than two weeks after a chick at a nest on Hornby Island, which is also wired with a webcam, died after getting caught in the mother's feathers.

There's nothing anyone can legally do when the bald eagle chicks appear to be in peril, said David Hancock, whose Hancock Wildlife Foundation operates the cameras.

Read the rest of the story here:

http://www.timescolonist.com/Technology/Tangling+drama+ensnares+another+eaglet/1623654/story.html

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Internet followers of eagle cam watch helplessly as eaglet dies in B.C. nest

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2009 | 7:19 PM PT Comments118Recommend62

An eaglet, known as Echo, got entwined around its mother's feathers on Monday and later fell to the ground to its death.An eaglet, known as Echo, got entwined around its mother's feathers on Monday and later fell to the ground to its death. (Hancock Wildlife Foundation)

The smallest of two eaglets in a nest on Hornby Island, B.C., that wildlife enthusiasts have been observing online via a webcam has died after getting caught in its mother's feathers and falling to the ground.

The nest, located on a tree top, has a webcam installed above it. Thousands of visitors to the site that hosts the webcam watched helplessly as the event unfolded around 8 a.m. on Monday, said Karen Bills of the Hancock Wildlife Foundation. The webcam is part of the foundation's efforts to promote the conservation of wild habitats through science and education.

Read the rest of the story here:

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/05/21/bc-trapped-eaglet-dies.html

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