October 21, 2013

Libby Mojica Attends Raptor Research Foundation Meeting in Argentina

Libby Mojica (second from left) instructs other researchers how to design and make transmitter harnesses for raptors. Libby Mojica from The Center for Conservation Biology is […]
September 16, 2013

CCB Launches New and Improved Eagle Nest Locator

One of the central missions of The Center for Conservation Biology is to provide information needed by regulatory agencies and the public to enable responsible land-use […]
September 3, 2013

Eagles and CCB on NPR Sept 4

Eagle Recovery To Air On NPR’s Morning Edition September 4, 2013 National Public Radio science correspondent Elizabeth Shogren joined Bryan Watts and Courtney Turrin on a […]
August 29, 2013

Eastern Massachusetts Hawk Watch Association

Dr. Bryan Watts to Address Massachusetts Raptor Enthusiasts On Friday September 6, 2013 Dr. Bryan Watts, Director of The Center for Conservation Biology, will deliver a […]
July 24, 2013

Bald Eagle KW Released at Mariners’ Museum July 23, 2013

On Monday July 22, 2013 two fishermen discovered an adult bald eagle floating in the James River near The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, VA. They […]
July 23, 2013

James River Bald Eagle Population Sets Record

James River Eagles Break Through By Dr Bryan Watts, Director, The Center for Conservation Biology The bald eagle population along the historic James River has exceeded […]
June 22, 2013

HK Is Becoming an Adult

HK is the brother to Azalea (HH), both of whom were banded at their nest site at Norfolk Botanical Garden in Norfolk, VA on April 29, […]
June 16, 2013

How Long Do Fledgling Bald Eagles Stay Home?

Questions abound this time of year about bald eagles that are just leaving their nest tree (fledging) for the first time. At what age do they […]
June 14, 2013

Urban Raised Juvenile Bald Eagles Fledging

Throughout the mid-atlantic region young bald eagles are taking to the air for their first time. A portion of these fledglings are coming out of urban […]
June 9, 2013

HK at Rosemont Forest June 9, 2013

Viewers have inquired as to whether HK has been seen lately along the North Landing at Honey Bee Golf Course. On the north edge of the […]
June 9, 2013

Ground Nesting Eaglets Fledge Successfully June 2013

Report from Dr. Bryan Watts, Director The Center For Conservation Biology The pair of eagles that have taken up residence within the dunes of a Virginia […]
May 11, 2013

Historic Bald Eagle Ground Nest

While flying a shorebird survey over the Virginia barrier islands on April 26, 2013, Dr Bryan Watts, Director of The Center for Conservation Biology, and Barry Truitt, […]
February 4, 2013

HK Establishing Territory at Honey Bee Golf Club

On Jan 30, 2013 I posted that HK for the past year has not gone far from Honey Bee Golf Course and the North Landing River […]
January 30, 2013

NBG Bald Eagle HK

Some facts about Norfolk Botanical Garden bald eagle wearing purple band HK: Egg laid Feb 10, 2009 – Hatched March 21, 2009 – Banded April 29, […]
September 28, 2012

CCB Transmittered Whimbrels in National Geographic News Watch

News Watch Home Breaking Orbit Digital Diversity Explorers Journal Water Currents Pop Omnivore Ocean Views Weird Tales Tenacious Whimbrels Can Handle Hurricanes, Not Habitat Loss Posted […]
August 2, 2012

2013 “Garden of Eagles” Calendar

You may now pre-order your 2013 “Garden of Eagles” calendar for shipment in September. The calendar highlights the 2012 year of change at the bald eagle […]
June 4, 2012

Dr. Bryan Watts Receives Mitchell A. Byrd Award

On May 19, Dr. Bryan Watts received the Mitchell A. Byrd Award for Scientific Achievement during the joint meeting of the Virginia Society of Ornithology and […]
May 31, 2012

NBG Female Sunrise Preen May 31

This morning female #3 known as Dirty Tail did some preening at sunrise and one of her down feathers stuck to her beak. Click photo to […]
May 28, 2012

2007 Norfolk Botanical Garden Eagle Identified

On March 10, 2007 the first of three eaglets hatched in the nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden. On April 17, 2007 this chick and its two […]
May 26, 2012

Photos from NBG Nest May 26

The camera feed to WVEC is down this morning but the camera is working. Here are a few photos. Both eagles active at the nest this […]
May 11, 2012

Female #3 – Tongue Closeup

This evening female #3 presented the opportunity to get some closeups of her tongue. The tongue of a bird is extremely sensitive, filled with tactile sensory […]
May 6, 2012

"Buddy" Visits Norfolk Botanical Garden May 5, 2012

On March 22, 2008 a bald eagle egg was laid in the nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden, the fifth of the breeding season for the eagle […]
May 6, 2012

“Buddy” Visits Norfolk Botanical Garden May 5, 2012

On March 22, 2008 a bald eagle egg was laid in the nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden, the fifth of the breeding season for the eagle […]
April 28, 2012

Wood Ducks Visit NBG Eagle Nest April 28

Surprise! Surprise! At 8:06 this morning, April 28, 2012, a beautiful pair of Wood Ducks paid a brief visit to the Bald Eagle nest at Norfolk […]