Skip to comments.Bald Eagle Camera
Posted on 02/21/2014 11:10:25 AM PST by 12th_Monkey
A pair of bald eagles joined the Alcoa Davenport community in Iowa in 2009. They built their 7-foot nest on our 400-acre facility in a tree near the Mississippi River. In the spring of 2010 they fledged a pair of eaglets and later that year we installed our first Eaglecam. Employees and the community helped name the eagle pair Liberty and Justice. Since the spring of 2010, Liberty and Justice have fledged eight eaglets from this nest.
Since the camera was installed nearly 20 million visitors from around the world have tuned in to witness an American icon, the bald eagle, developing live within this unique eco-system. In the fall and winter the eagles use the nest to eat and prepare the nest for the next season. Eagles nesting in Iowa typically lay eggs in mid-late February and the eggs hatch in mid-late March. The eaglets grow quickly and are ready to fly fledge in late May or early June. Alcoa is proud that our unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability is helping conserve our precious natural resources.
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Thought some of you might enjoy it too. ( I don't think any wind farms are around the area )
Seeing Bald Eagles in Alaska was one of the most beautiful things I’ve seen.
I went to NASA in Florida a few years back and seen some from the road nesting in tree’s, it was pretty awesome. Didn’t see them up close, but even from a distance they seem pretty big.
Last year watching then nest, I couldn’t believe what they caught and brought up to the babies in the nest. They’ve got some mean looking talons.
The eagle is eating right now
Last year I caught them feeding the babies fish. They were ripping into that fish like Michelle Obama at a free buffet.
Bump for later.
And he didn’t even have to kill the possum.
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