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2017 Eaglet Information Table

Last Updated December 26, 2017

the symbol ~ is used to mean about or approximately; the symbol ≤ is used to mean on or before
times are local time at the nest; gender with a ? means likely but not proven with blood tests

If the cam doesn't look into the nest bowl, the hatch date for the first eaglet is based on the behavior of the parents and that of subsequent eaglets is based partly on an assumption of about 3 days between hatchings and partly on the number of days between sighting of the first chick and sighting of subsequent chicks; nests may only be checked once a week after fledging, so the fledgling may have been around for several days after it was last seen on cam by us.

I use 35 days from the date the egg was laid as a time to begin to look for a hatch; the first egg often hatches 37-39 or even 40 days after it was laid; the middle egg of three is often 36-38 days; and the second of two or third of three is often 35-36 days - but 34-40 days is not unlikely, and 33-41 might be possible.

Please check About the Nests for more information about the history of the various pairs and pictures of the nests.

  Notes

1st egg likely

Eggs Laid Hatchings Fledgings Last Seen
on Cam

Alaska
Glacier Gardens

Link

Cam online April - September

 

late Apr

 

seen
Jun 1

by Aug 26

left area Sep 4

Alaska
Kenai

Link

Cam online May 23

Chicks about 6 and 8 days old on June 2

mid Apr

2 eggs

~May 25

~May 27

Aug 8

Aug 13

cam off
Aug 18

British Columbia
Delta 2

Link

Spirit
Jewel

 

~Mar 3-28

Mar 5
3:19 pm

Mar 8
2:56 pm

Apr 14
maybe
6:06 am
(40 days)

Apr 14
9:35 pm
(37 days)

Jul 8
8:54 am
(85 days)

Jul 10
6:09 am
(87 days)

both
July 25
shortly after 5 am

British Columbia
Harrison Mills

Link

Mr & Mrs Honeycomb

Bunker
Divot

This was a challenging year - there was an intruder in the area while they were incubating but the Honeycombs were able to protect the nest - and their two eggs hatched a day and a half apart, rather than the 4 days that had been seen here in the past, which made it easier for the chicks, named Bunker and Divot, to compete for food - though Bunker made it clear that she or he was the boss! Things went fairly smoothly for the first five weeks - then Dad disappeared, and people in the area reported seeing a aerial fight in which at least at least one adult may have been injured; he had brought food and fed the chicks around 5 pm on June 10, and we only saw him once after that, when he visited the nest briefly a couple of times on June 20; he did not appear injured - but it seems that whatever happened during the previous 10 days disrupted his nesting instinct (or he may have lost the fight for the territory - the human in me likes the idea of his stopping in to say goodbye, but I know it's more likely this was part of a final attempt to regain the territory, after which he moved on). With a bit of help, Mom was able to provide for her growing chicks (though there were some days without food which were hard to watch) - and they both fledged successfully and were seen in the area for a few days afterwards, which isn't always the case at this nest.

Mar 24 - Apr 4

Mar 28
7:50 pm

maybe late
Mar 31
seen
Apr 1
9:16 am

May 4
2:55 pm
(37 days)

seen
May 6
2:01 am
(36 days)

Jul 28
~11:13 am
(85 days)

Aug 4
1:13 pm
(90 days)

Bunker
Aug 8

Divot
Aug 14

British Columbia
Hornby Island

Link

Pa and Em

The long-time female of this nest disappeared in spring 2015 after a fight; the male was seen with a new female that summer, and I believe observers think the same female was with him in 2016, but they did not nest. Observers are calling her Em (not sure why).

From Cam Page:
Monday morning 5/29/2017. After our happiness last evening about a hatch for the Hornby Eagles, we were dismayed to learn this morning that the eaglet had not survived the night. There was no feeding, and both eagles were found on the Baby-sitting Tree. They do not appear to be incubating a second egg. We do not know what happened

Mar 19-30

by Apr 21
10:23 am
(incubation observed)

Apr 23
9:05 pm
(egg-laying behavior observed)

May 28
7:54 pm
37 or 35 days)

other egg didn't hatch

   

British Columbia
Lafarge

Link

Pa and Lady Lafarge

Houdini

Pa Lafarge and his new mate Lady Lafarge used their 2015 nest in 2016; it looked as if they laid eggs, but they didn't hatch.
Before March 28, we often saw both adults perched on the rail of the artificial nest at the Lafarge site; starting on the 28th, we're only seeing one there, and local observers are seeing one in the Pandora nest most of the time - so we're guessing an egg was laid right around then.
Feeding motions were observed May 4, suggesting a hatch May 3 or 4;
the eaglet wasn't seen until May 21, and wasn't seen often for another few weeks, leading local observers to suggest the name Houdini for the elusive chick.

Mar 10-24? Mar 28?
May 4?
July 29
morning
(~86 days)

Houdini
August 19
9:50 am

British Columbia
Port Moody

no cam

Nothing new on this nest – gemini spoke with the local observer on July 8, he has not seen any nest activity in either of the nests previously used. Considering the new skytrain from Vancouver to Coquitlam passes extremely close to both the nests, it’s likely the pair have moved to a new location.          

British Columbia
Sidney

back to
former nest in 2015, then another nest in 2016

no cam since 2011

As of March 28, it looks as if the pair is not nesting this year. There has been a lot of development in the area which has resulted in the loss of perch trees, and it looks as if another pair is nesting at one end of what was once their territory - but there is still time, so we shall see.

The pair didn't nest, and as of May 6 observers saw Ma and Pa defend their territory against at least two other eagle pairs - hoping for the best for next year.

Mar 1-22        

British Columbia
White Rock

Link

New cams were installed after the 2016 nesting season, focused on the new nest they used - and the eagles are back and have been spending time at the nest - fingers crossed....

Mary
Oscar

~Mar 13-25

Mar 6
2:41 pm

Mar 9
7:09 pm

Apr 13
3:07 pm
(38 days)

Apr 15
6:10 am
(37 days)

Jul 6
8:23 pm
(84 days)

Jul 11
7:45 am
(87 days)

both
July 25

California
Anacapa Island
Oak Canyon

no cam

A21(M) & A11(F)

nest fate undetermined (no access to island)

early March

       

California
Big Bear

Link

As we start the 2017 nesting season, one of the IWS tagged eagles is putting in an appearance - K83/Star (Two Harbors 2008). A week or so later, a young adult was seen there - and I'm not seeing any more visits by K83. Two young adults were there January 24, trying to work on the nest in the snow (it's harder when you can't see the sticks!); they didn't lay eggs this year, but spent a lot of time fixing up the nest and getting to know each other.

late Dec

       

California
Catalina Island
Empire Quarry

no cam

adults K51(M) & K03(F)

Pair not found in area

~Mar 17

 

     

California
Catalina Island
Middle Ranch

no cam

K08(M) & A37(F)

K08(M)/Scout-Seal Rocks 2011 has apparently replaced K00 as the male here; they did not nest in 2017

Feb 8 - mid-March

       

California
Catalina Island
Pinnacle Rock

no cam

adults K88(M) & maybe K56(F) (no tags visible)

banded May 20
orange band 07/A (F)/Maxiwo Eneq
(name means Eagle Woman in Chumush)

Feb 14 - Mar 3 2 eggs by Mar 7 April by
July 6
unknown

California
Catalina Island
Rattlesnake Canyon

no cam

adults K80(M) and K47(F)

banded May 18
K71(M)/Dyami
(name is native American for eagle)

Feb 16 - Mar 17   Apr 4 by
July 6
unknown

California
Catalina Island
Seal Rocks

no cam

adults K25(M) & K34(F)
(no wing tags after 2011)

2016 nest tree apparently blown down in major storms; moved back to a former nest, and laid eggs about 3 weeks late (no eggs seen Mar 7 - nest failed)

Feb 3? - Mar 5 at least
1 egg
     

California
Catalina Island
Twin Rocks

no cam

K00(M) who was at Middle Ranch last year appears to be back; new female is K95 (Pinnacle Rock 2010)

Not incubating on March 16, so first clutch failed;
no second clutch

Feb 19 - Mar 6 1 egg by Mar 9      

California
Catalina Island
Two Harbors

Link

adults K81(M) and K82(F)

Moved to a new nest out of view of the camera

banded May 19
K72(F)/Washi (Japanese for eagle)

Feb 15 - Mar 2

at least
1 egg by Mar 10

in April

2 chicks suspected

by
Jun 26
unknown

California
Catalina Island
West End

Link

adults K01(M) & K91/Thunder(F)

Mixed news - the 400 pounds of batteries and solar array that run the closeup disappeared during a series of big storms - but they are incubating as of February, and can be seen in the distance with the overlook cam

banded May 19
K73(M)/Pascoe
(name is Cornish for child born at Easter)
K74(M)/Haku (Hah-koo)
(name means a friendly greeting in Chumash)

Feb 11 - Mar 14

by
Feb 24

likely feeding
Apr 1

both by
Jun 21

unknown

California
San Clemente Island
Bald Canyon

Link

adults K76(M) & A32(F)

banded May 27
orange band 01/A (F)/Keena (Irish for brave)
orange band 15/A (M)/Wrigley

 

Mar 5
6:09 pm

Mar 8
≤5:19 pm

Apr 11
(37 days)

Apr 13
(36 days)

July 2
10:27 am
(82 days)

Jun 28
5:47 am
(76 days)

cam down
July 27

California
Santa Cruz Island
Baby's Harbor
(aka Lady's Harbor)

no cam

adults A68(M)/Braveheart & A27(F)

banded June 11
A13(M)/Lucky
A14(M)/Andor
(name is Norwegian form of "Eagle of Thor")

 

incubating
as of
Mar 21

in
April
unknown unknown

California
Santa Cruz Island
Cueva Valdez
(aka Hazards or North Shore pair)

no cam

adult (untagged/banded) and 4th year A98 (Malibu(F)/Pelican Harbor 2014) seen ~3/8/17
(there were two chicks tagged A98 - not sure if it's Malibu or Glory/Fraser Point 2014)

did not nest

 

~Mar 13-17        

California
Santa Cruz Island
Fraser Point

Link

adults A64(M)/Spirit & A49(F)/Cruz

Well - IWS installed a cam for 2016 - and the pair was disrupted by a golden eagle in the neighborhood and didn't nest; we've been seeing A49 at the nest regularly, and the golden occasionally, but haven't seen A64/Spirit since spring 2016 - and am keeping fingers crossed that he'll pop up here or at another nest, as I saw him hatch, and he's near and dear to my heart.

as of 3/8/17 A49 has been seen - and so has the golden eagle

Mar 21 - good news! A64 & A49 have a new nest with at least one egg! They moved to another canyon to get away from the golden eagle - and it looks as if it's working!

banded in May
A02(M)/Henry
A03(M)/Theos (Greek for god)
A04(M)/Barrett (in honor ofa friend)

Feb 12-28 2-3 eggs at least 1 by
Mar 21
unknown unknown

California
Santa Cruz Island
Fry's Harbor

no cam

adults A46(M)/Stephen Jr. & unbanded female

banded May 24
orange band 09/A (M)/Leo

early Mar incubating
as of
Mar 7
in
April
unknown unknown

California
Santa Cruz Island
Los Piños
(aka Willows
but didn't nest there)

no cam

adults A45(M) & A51(F)

Not included in the Class of 2017 web page; A51 is at Smuggler's Cove with an unknown male - which might be A45 as he's not reported anywhere else.

≤Mar 27        

California
Santa Cruz Island
Malva Real
(aka
Carl Peak,
Carl/Maggie, Grasslands)

no cam

adults may be
A71(M)/Sauces Canyon 2010 & A35(F)

did not nest

Feb 5 - Apr 5

       

California
Santa Cruz Island
Pelican Harbor

no cam

adults K10(M) & K26(F)

banded June 4
A09(F)/Tina
(in honor of Tina Ehrenfeld)

Feb 24 - Mar 8   April unknown unknown

California
Santa Cruz Island
Sauces

Link

adults A40(M) & A48(F)

First egg broke February 1st - Mom A48 wasn't hatched on the islands, but fledged there, and I wonder if she picked up some of the contaminants that made it necessary for eggs from the islands to be removed from the nests and hatched in an incubator during the early years of the eagle restoration project.
second egg broke 2 hours after hatching; third egg broke in less than 45 minutes.
Dr. Sharpe from IWS said that he thinks there is something wrong with A48's shell production, and noted that "DDE will eventually decline in the body if they aren't taking in more in their diet" - so we'll keep fingers crossed for next year
Fourth egg laid and broke - she's trying so hard - my heart goes out to her.
Then a fifth egg - the most I've ever heard of in a single clutch - also broke.

March 3, less than a month after her fifth egg, A48 began a second clutch; we had hopes, watching the egg remain intact through a switch to Dad A40 then back to Mom - but it was confirmed as broken at 6:08 am (may have been broken an hour earlier - brief glimpse was inconclusive).
She waited 6 days, and laid another egg on March 9, and then a second on March 12 - and we all hoped so much - and both broke March 14; one looked more collapsed or crumbled than cracked, suggesting at least one had the soft shell we've all suspected.
She's such a strong female - and I'm glad she managed to lay 2 eggs that hatched last year so her strength can be passed on.

Feb 1-
Mar 2

Jan 31
12:52 pm

Feb 3
12:45 pm

Feb 6
1:27 pm

Feb 9
1:16 pm

Feb 12
3:56 pm

second
clutch

Mar 3
2:01 pm

Mar 9
12:08 pm

Mar 12
11:04 am

 

 

 

California
Santa Cruz Island
Smuggler's Harbor

(or Cove?)

no cam

unknown male & A51(F)
A-45 was with A51 at Los Piños/Willows so it might be him

banded May 9
A05(F)/Tama
(name means Thunder - native American origin)

~Feb 10 incubating by
Feb 21
Mar 19 unknown unknown

California
Santa Cruz Island

new pairs

no cam

possible pairs - haven't nested yet
adding them here to keep track of who is who

Yellowbanks - A21(M) is now at Anacapa and A48(F) is at Sauces) - so this may be an open territory

 

       

California
Santa Rosa Island
Lopez

no cam

adults A69(M)/Malik & A43(F)(lost wing tags)

New nest location found in early March, so not sure when they laid their first egg

banded May 16
A07(F)/Eva
(name means full of life or mother of life)

 

Feb 8 - early March

at least
1 egg likely
by Mar 6
Apr 3 unknown unknown

California
Santa Rosa Island
Trap Canyon
(aka Verde)

no cam

adults A08(M) & A22(F)

nest failed

Feb 17 - early March

at least
1 egg likely
by Mar 6
 

 

 

California
Humboldt Bay

Link

Mr & Mrs HBE

The pair were reported to have relocated out of cam range, so no news this year.

Mar 19

       

California
Turtle Bay
Redding
(aka CalTrans)

working on cam

adults Spirit (M) & Liberty (F)

Solo

2017 was another year of changes. The adults returned to the golf course, worked on their nest, and we think laid at least one egg - and then the nest came down February 11 as a result of a series of bad storms; one of the people at the golf course thought he saw pieces of egg shell amid the debris, and Liberty does usually lay her eggs in the first part of February. They appeared to check out an old hawk's nest - then in February 17 eaglewoman confirmed they were near the Turtle Bay nest - and that's where they laid what we think is a second clutch in early March. Unfortunately, there were a lot of issues with cameras (including the electrical equipment at the base of the tree being submerged - and replaced - twice when heavy rain necessitated releases from an upstream dam) and they were not on consistently until May 1, but our intrepid observers reported that they appeared to be incubating on March 10, and appeared to have a chick on April 18 (the cams showed two eggs but the other didn't hatch); the chick was named Solo about a week after the cams came back. We had hoped that the rest of the nesting season would go smoothly, but that was not to be. There were record high temperatures for at least a week starting in mid-June (when chicks who hatched in the first part of February would be fledging, and able to follow the parents to the cooler spots by the river), and it proved too much for Solo; he lost his footing while branching on June 24, and was found and rescued the next morning, but died shortly afterwards; he was seriously underweight and almost certainly very dehydrated. There was a necropsy, and no diseases or toxins were found, which was good news for the adults and the chicks we hope they have in 2018.

Feb 3 - Feb 15

Mar 10
(2nd clutch)

maybe
Feb 6-11

Mar 10

~Mar 13

Apr 18
(39 days
if 1st egg,
36 if 2nd);
died
June 25
(68 days)

 

 

Colorado
Fort St. Vrain

Link

The camera was totally obsured by several well-aimed poop shots during the nesting season so we don't have a date for fledging; a local observer saw them branching in early June, and someone posted pictures of them flying on July 23, so they were still in the area then.

Feb 14 - Mar 6

Feb 14
6:10 pm

Feb 17
5:55 pm

Feb 21
5:05 pm

Mar 26
seen early on 27th
(40 or 37 days)

Mar 28
very early
(39 or 36 days)

one egg didn't hatch

both
fledged
 

Colorado
Standley Lake

Link

First year on cam.

Summit
Sparkle
Snowy

Feb 14 - Mar 6

Feb 24
3:53 pm

Feb 27
3:20 pm

Mar 2
5:31 pm

Apr 4

Apr 6

Apr 10

all fledged (cams down)  

Dist of Columbia
Nat'l Arboretum
Washington

Link

adults Mr President (M) & The First Lady (F)
an American Eagle Foundation nest

DC4/Honor
DC5/Glory

DC 5 had an accidental fledge June 12, 8:25 pm, and made it back up to the nest on June 17 around noon

Feb 10

Feb 19
6:24 pm

Feb 23
4:26 pm

Mar 28
9:58 am

Mar 30
6:56 am

Jun 22
9:09 am
(86 days)

Jun 19
~5:52 am
(81 days)

July 13

July 23

Dist of Columbia
Police Academy
Washington

Link

adults Justice (M) & Liberty (F)
sponsored by Earth Conservation Corps and MPDC

ECC1/Spirit

Feb 18

?

Feb 7
6:23 pm

Mar 15
5:00 am

one egg didn't hatch

Jun 3
6:42 am
(80 days)

 

Florida
Northeast FL Eagle Cam

Link

adults Romeo (M) and Juliet (F)

NE16/Peace (M)
NE17/Hope (F?)

On Feb 6, Peace was observed to be entangled in monofilament. On Feb 10, at the age of 7 weeks and 4 days, he was rescued and subsequently sent to the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland Florida for further observation, treatment, and rehabilitation. Peace flew the length of his flight enclosure Mar 2 (close to a fledge?) and gained height over the next few days; he was released near the nest tree March 14 to “The Hamlet” and successfully released; we hoped he'd return to the nest - but that didn't happen; guess he'd just become too independent!

Nov 11-16

Nov 11
1:55 pm

Nov 14
2:48 pm

Dec 18
10:27 am
(37 days)

Dec 20
8:38 am
(36 days)

Peace
?Mar 2?
released
Mar 14

Hope
Mar 2
8:35 am
(72 days)

Peace
Mar 14

Hope
Mar 10

Romeo
Mar 16

Juliet
Mar 20

Hope & Juliet
Apr 7 !

Florida
Southwest FL Eagle Cam

Link

adults M15 (M) & Harriet

E9

M15 covered the first egg with grass on November 24th, and it was buried or partly covered until November 28, at which point Harriet dug it out and began incubating both eggs

Nov 19-26

(Dec 19 in 2016)

Nov 22
5:03 pm

Nov 25
6:13 pm

Dec 31
7:33 am
(day 39 for #1 and day 36 for #2)

Mar 14
7:22 am
(73 days)

May 2

Georgia
Berry College

Link

adults were initially called Henry and Martha
but Berry College has asked that names not be used

B8
B9

 

~Dec 25? - Jan 14

Jan 3
7:20 pm

Jan 7
7:35 pm

seen
Feb 11
7:31 am)
(39 days)

Feb 13
2:04 am
(37 days)

May 10
7:16 am
(88 days)

May 5
7:36 pm
(81 days)

B8
Jun 15

B9
Jun 11

Illinois
Upper Mississippi River Refuge

Link

adults Hope, Valor I & Valor II

Stormy
Sunny

This is a cooperative nest with one female and two males.

On March 24, 2017 Mom Hope went into battle with intruders. An extensive search was conducted the by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for her. She was never found. Both Dads stepped up and did an amazing job of successfully raising the 2 eaglets to fledge.

Feb 1

Jan 26
3:19 pm

Jan 29
1:15 pm

Feb 1
6:03 pm

Mar 7
7:36 am
(37 or 40 days)

Mar 9
before noon
(36 or 39 days)

one egg didn't hatch

May 30
5:46 pm
(84 days)

May 30
7:10 pm
(82 days)

cam off Jun 9
Indiana
South Bend

Link

new cam for 2016, sponsored by Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF)

Couldn't find much information - they have a new cam that actually looks into the nest for 2018, so hopefully there will be more reports.

    2 chicks    
Iowa
Arconic (was Alcoa)
Davenport

Link

adults Liberty & Justice

Mercury/#0709-07307 (M)
Gemini/#0709-07306 (M)
Apollo/#0709-07305 (F)

All three are tagged and there are updates regarding their travels on the cam page.

Feb 11 - early Mar

Feb 14
2:53 pm

Feb 17
3:46 pm

Feb 20
6:15 pm

Mar 23
late afternoon

Mar 25
11 am

Mar 28
7 pm

Jun 7
(76 days)

Jun 12
1:09 pm
(79 days)

Jun 16
(80 days)

 
Iowa
Decorah

Link

D26
D27
D28

D27 (F) was fitted with a transmitter in August 2017

Feb 17 - Mar 2

Feb 20
7:30 pm

Feb 23
6:18 pm

Feb 27
7:03 pm

Mar 31
seen 3:05 pm

Apr 1
seen 6:59 am

Apr 4
seen 6:57 am

Jun 16
11:03 am
(77 days)

Jun 22
2:16 pm
(82 days)

Jun 17
6:36 am
(74 days)

 
Iowa
Decorah North

Link

DN4
DN5
DN6

Youngest chick DN6 died of hypothermia on April 4; the cold wet weather shortened feeding times and created a need for more calories, and the much smaller chick couldn't compete during the brief meals.
DN4 was knocked from a branch by DN5 on Jun 11 and dropped from the nest flapping his/her wings; he or she was seen flying over the pasture a few hours later, confirming his fledge status.

Mar 11

Feb 19
5:53 pm

Feb 22
3:09 pm

Feb 25
5:12 pm

Mar 29
b/w 1:20 & 3:14 pm

Mar 30
seen 9:55 pm

Apr 2
9:13 am

Jun 11
7:10 am
(accidental)
(74 days)

Jun 17
8:23 am
(79 days)

 

Maine
Sasanoa River

no cam

This is a pair of eagles that nest near me; even though dates will be approximate, I'm adding them to this table for my own reference purposes. Their nest is a bit unique in that it's on an osprey platform on a small island in the Sasanoa River. My normal viewing point is on a bridge about 3/10 of a mile from the nest.

It looked as if they were preparing to nest but I didn't get down to confirm incubation - and there weren't any chicks.

?mid March?        

Maryland
Blackwater Refuge

Link

The resident pair may be nesting elsewhere (I think they are still being seen on the osprey platform); another(?) pair is visiting the nest, but no sign of serious preparation for eggs as of March 4, and no one used the nest.

Jan 7 - 30

 

     

Massachusetts
Barton's Cove

no cam

no cam - info from local observer/photographer Feb 28 - Mar 6 2 chicks confirmed

both fledged

   

Michigan
Beulah

Link

Spirit

Not sure which chick, but the day the the second one hatched, one was accidentally dragged out of the nest bowl and couldn't get back, and died overnight. Rest in peace, tiny one.

Mar 12

Mar 14

Mar 17

Apr 19

Apr 21

Jun 29
4:16 pm
accidental
(71 days)
 

Minnesota
MNBound

Link

Freedom
Justice
Hope

"We are stunned and deeply saddened to announce the death of all three beautiful eaglets here on this nest sometime during April 30th or May 1st when the cam was down. Although there was terrible weather, we have no idea what happened to them. All three---unbelievable!! Fly free and soar high little ones."

Feb 28 - Mar 7

Feb 26?
seen
Feb 27
early

Mar 1
5:46 am

Mar 4?
seen Mar 5

Apr 5

Apr 6

Apr 9
11 am

   

Minnesota
DNR
Minn-StPaul

Link

Adult female is banded

Facebook nicknames:
Storm Watcher
Rain Dancer
Thunder Jumper

Cam went down in late April, so fledge dates are approximate, based on Facebook reports.

~Jan 1 - Feb 14

Jan 28
4:56 pm

Jan 31
~2:49 pm

Feb 3
4:48 pm

Mar 9
6:08 am
(40 days)

Mar 9
~4:07 pm
(37 days)

Mar 11
6:54 am
(36 days)

not in order:

~Jun 4

~Jun 5

~Jun 7

 

Missouri
Lake of the Ozarks

Link

adults Elsie and Einstein

Peanut
Ollie
Junior

There was a bad storm at the end of May - the nest tree survived, thanks to the steel guy wires, but youngest chick Junior was apparently blown out of the nest - and the cam operators found Mom Elsie in the woods nearby with a badly broken wing; she was rescued and is in rehab. Dad Einstein is doing a great job bringing food for the remaining chicks.
Good news - Junior is OK! He was found in a tree nearby a couple of days later (fledgling-age eagles are very hard to see - they're dark, so blend in really well when perched).
And he(?) made it back to the nest 4-5 days later.
As of late November, Elsie is still in rehab, and is improving, but has a way to go.

Feb 7-13

Feb 12
<5:00 am

Feb 15
<6:21 am

Feb 18
6:22 pm

Mar 21
6:02 pm

Mar 23
seen 5:17 am

Mar 28
1:00 pm

all fledged  

Montana
Libby Dam

no cam since early 2012

No cam last year, but occasional updates and pictures on Facebook.

 

Mar 13-19

mid-April

probably 3 days later

May 14

date not recorded

both at end of July  

New Jersey
Duke Farms

Link

male is banded A59; female is not banded

During the middle of February 2017, when eggs are usually laid, an intruding female started making a play to replace the current female and the timing of the harassment by the intruding female interrupted the couple’s mating behavior; the couple appeared to get back together and the interloper moved away from the Duke Farms nest, but there were no eggs or chicks in 2017.

Feb 17-28        

North Carolina
Carolina Raptor Center

Link

adults Derek (M) and Savannah (F)

As of December 17, there's no cam. Observers at the Center saw an egg December 12, but weren't seeing it the morning of December 15, so don't know if it was damaged or if it was hiding behind nest materials from their perspective; they saw an egg the afternoon of the 15th - but that's likely to be #2 - and so far they haven't reported seeing two eggs. Savannah often lays three eggs, so we'll have to see what they observe tomorrow.

The eggs from the first clutch were removed to allow for the possibility of a second clutch, and found to be not viable. Both eggs from the second clutch were removed after the last possible hatch date, and there was no sign of fertilization.

Dec 4 - Jan 25

Dec 12

Dec 15

Dec 18

~

Feb 19

Feb 24

     

North Carolina
Jordan Lake

Link

The nest here collapsed in 2014 during heavy rains, and the eagles have not rebuilt in that location; there was a cam for 2015, but it's a more general wildlife cam, showcasing the various species that visit the area - waiting to see what they have planned for 2016

Dec 2-7
-
Feb 28
       

Ohio
Avon Lake

Link

adults Stars and Stripes

R6/Maroon
R7/Gold

The chicks were named after the school colors by Redwood Elementary school children.

Feb 26

Feb 24
6:48 pm

Feb 28
6:50 pm

Mar 4
6:43 pm

seen
Apr 6
7:16 am
(41 or 37 days)

Apr 9
7:47 am
(40 or 36 days)

one egg didn't hatch

Jun 29
<7 am
(84 days)

Jul 1
6:23 pm

 

Ohio
Sandy Ridge

Link

One of the chicks died Apr 7 - not sure which one; I'm guessing the younger because that's more likely.

Feb 27

Feb 22

seen
Feb 26

Apr 1

Apr 3

date of fledge unknown  

Oklahoma
Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge

Link

 

Dec 17 - Jan 3

2 by
Feb 3
(likely Jan 1-4)

Feb 9
2:32 pm

other didn't hatch

~May 1
(81 days)
 

Oklahoma
Sooner Lake

Link

 

Feb 1 - Feb 18        

Pennsylvania
Codorus State Park
Hanover

Link

adults Freedom (M) and Liberty (F)

H3
H4

Feb 14 - 18

Feb 10
5:46 pm

Feb 13
5:13 pm

Mar 20
6:30

Mar 21
12:36

H3
Jun 8
7:50 pm
(80 days)

H4
Jun 7
9:55 am
(78 days)

both seen July 11 just before cams turned off

Pennsylvania
Harmar

Link

Hr4
Hr5

Mar 9

Feb 28

?

Apr 4

Apr 6

both
Jun 29-30
 

Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Hays

Link

H7

Well, this may be one for the record books. The pair laid their first egg February 10 - and two days later, on the evening of February 12, the nest tree was blown over during a windstorm. The camera caught the female flying to safety as the tree fell, and by the 15th, they were hard at work on a new nest - and on the 19th, they appeared to be incubating an egg!

Feb 13-19

Feb 10
5:49 pm

?

by
Feb 19

feeding seen
Mar 27
June 13  

Tennessee
Dale Hollow

Link

adults named Obey (M) and River (F) after the Obey River

DH 1
DH 2
DH 3

DH 3 was really feisty and tried really hard for 23 days in spite of bad weather, scarce food, and major sibling rivalry - but sadly did not survive.

Feb 3

Jan 17
1:43 pm

Jan 20
2:59 pm

Jan 23 or 24

Feb 23
10:36 pm
(37 days)

seen
Feb 26
6:05 am
(37 days)

Feb 28
6:51 am
(36 days)

May 21
3 pm
or
May 22
4:49 pm
(87-88 days)

May 19
11:30 am
(82 days)

both
Jun 28

Tennessee
East TN State U
Bluff City

Link

adults named Eugene (M) and Frances (F) after the wonderful property owners

BC10
BC11

Feb 3

Feb 3
7:03 pm

Feb 7
1213 am

Mar 13
seen
4:44 am

Mar 14
seen
2:45 pm

Jun 2
6:21 am
(81 days)

Jun 5
8:29 am
(83 days)

 

Tennessee
East TN State U
Johnson City

Link

adults named Noshi (M) and Shima (F) (father and mother in Algonquin)

JC8
JC9

Feb 10

Feb 5
3:26 pm

Feb 8
5:42 pm

Mar 16
9:20 am

Mar 16
9:09 pm

between
May 27 & May 31
(cam down)
(72-76 days)
 

Tennessee
Harrison Bay

Link

adults Elliott (M) and Eloise (F)

The cam page reported that it looks like there's a new female eagle this year. For the past few years, we had eagle pair Elliot and Eloise. Unfortunately Eloise has not been seen since mid September when a new female, now named Eliza arrived and has remained. Reports are the both Elliot and Eliza have been starting a few nestorations. There was also a major cam crash, and apparently no easy way to observe without a cam - but nothing I've found suggests there were any eaglets.

Jan 27 - Feb 13        

Tennessee
Pigeon Forge

Link

adults Franklin (M) and Independence (F)

One egg collapsed Apr 30; the other two weren't viable

Mar 1- Apr 3

Mar 24
8:27 pm

Mar 28
7:22 pm

Apr 1

     

Tennessee
Pigeon Forge

Link

adults Isaiah (M) and Mrs. Jefferson (F)
(both are blind in one eye, and therefore non-releasable)

One egg was lost and the others were non-viable.

Feb 18 - Apr 3

Feb 19

Feb 22

Feb 25

     

Tennessee
Pigeon Forge

Link

other news from Dollywood

Eleanor and Roosevelt

ER2
ER3

 

Mar 6

Mar 9

Apr 11
10:06 pm

Apr 13
11:01 pm

to hacking tower
Jun 7

 

Tennessee
Pigeon Forge
area

Link

adults Sir Hatcher (M) and Lady Independence (F)
an American Eagle Foundation nest

They moved to a new nest; AEF was planning to install a cam, but we didn't find more information.

 

 

     

Texas
Seagoville

Link

JBS8
JBS9

Jan 19 - 29

Jan 25
3:02 pm

Jan 28
6:55 pm

Mar 2
<2:47 pm
(36 days)

probably
Mar 4
late
(seen Mar 5)

May 15
(74 days)

May 27
(84 days)

both seen
Jun 15

Virginia
Norfolk
Botanical Garden

Link

adults Dad Norfolk (M) and ?
new young pair for 2017

It was reported in February that Dad apparently lost his nest in Hunt Club Forest on Norfolk's Lake Whithurst to two young interlopers; the pair appeared to have at least one egg.
It was reported in April that Dad is still in the area and is being seen in his territory.

Jan 31 - Feb 10 at least one by end of February 3 large chicks seen in early May

1 fledged
Jun 4

others looked close and probably fledged

 

Virginia
River Farm

Link

adults George (M) and Martha (F)

It was reported February 27 that the adults built a new nest, so no cam for this this year; don't know if there will be updates.

Feb 8 - 16        

West Virginia
NCTC
Shepherdstown

Link

adults Shep (M) and Belle (F)
(the male is known as Smitty on some forums)

Sad news - the first chick was not fed after hatching and was not seen the next day; there was no indication what might have gone wrong. The second chick hatched successfully two days later and was fed normally - but died early April 1st with no obvious reason.

Jan 31 - Feb 17

Feb 17
6:25 pm

Feb 20
11:49 pm

Mar 26

Mar 28

   

Wisconsin
Blair
Eagles4Kids

Link

adults Thunder(M) and Blair (F)

Blair and new male Thunder were working on the nest early in 2017, but then a raccoon spent the night on the nest in February, and apparently disrupted them as the eagles stopped coming to the nest; they had been very busy making preparations for eggs before that, but after that mostly were at the nest tree to perch, and no eggs were laid. To add to the problem, a March 20 Facebook post by Eagles4Kids reported that there were "Too many eagles brought on by someone feeding nearby. That is the only factor that is different here than the other nearby nests. And they are not too far away. It is clear that is the reason. The food is gone, but the damage was already done." And then, in June, the nest tree was blown down; the folks at Eagles4Kids ended the season with the following update: "Due to the storm taking out the nest tree, the cameras will be off indefinitely. There is no plan at this time to resume in a different tree or to build a nest box. There is no suitable tree nearby for that. The eagles will have to make some plans for the future sooner than they might have anticipated. Thank you to all the E4K viewers over the seven seasons!!!"

Mar 2 - 10

 

     

Wisconsin
Eagle Valley

Link

not finding any info for 2016 or 2017

Mar 27        

Wisconsin
Wolf River

Link

eagle adults George (M) and Martha (F)
or
GHO adults Bonnie (F) and Clyde (M)

Not finding any info for 2017

Mar 22        

Yukon
Whitehorse

Link

Not finding any info for 2017

Mar 24-Apr 9        

South African Black Eagles
Johannesburg

Link

Thulane (M) and Makatsa (F)

Thulane and his new mate moved to a new location for 2017, so there was no camera, but observations were posted on facebook; the vantage point for observations was a longs way from the nest, and didn't offer a view into the nestbowl, so there's no way to know if there was a second egg or if it hatched.
The chick (suspected to be female) was named Amanda.

Apr 9-17   seen
Jun 23
Sept 27
8:56 am
 

Australian
Sea-Eagles

Sidney

Link

Dad and Lady

SE19

An intruder Sea-Eagle disrupted the nest a couple of days after the chick was hatched; neither parent was on the nest that night, and the eaglet did not survive; the other egg did not pip. It took a day or two for the adults to get back on track, and then they started incubating the remaining egg. Lady was last seen incubating the egg on the morning of August 25, and Dad was seen incubating it on September 23 - roughly two months past its likely hatch window. Two eagles were found on the ground under the nest after the attack and one was caught and brought in for an evaluation; it was found to be a young female - and sadly died of her injuries the next day. I didn't see any suggestion that Lady (or Dad) had any obvious injuries (I'm guessing that Lady would have been the one to fight a female intruder). A sad year - but Dad and Lady survived to try again in 2018.

~July 4

Jun 13
5:40 pm

Jun 17
~3:00 am
didn't hatch

July 22
12:45 pm
   

NOTES

 

 

Nests above here updated - will get to the others soon!

 

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