January 21, 2012

Replacement Female Jan 20, 2012

We do not yet have all our questions answered about the death of the adult female bald eagle at Norfolk Botanical Garden on Jan 6, 2012. However, […]
January 19, 2012

Eagle Deaths at Norfolk Botanical Garden

Statement prepared by Dr Bryan Watts, Director of The Center for Conservation Biology, with respect to the death of an adult and a juvenile bald eagle at […]
January 14, 2012

Two Nests in One – Straw Thief!

The eastern gray squirrel is a very common small mammal (rodent) in the mid-Atlantc region. They are tree squirrels (rather than ground squirrels). They usually make […]
January 9, 2012

NBG Eagle Pair First Observed Mating Jan 9

Overnight Jan 8/9 both the adult bald eagles stayed in the nest tree, with the male in the nest and the female on the back branch. […]
January 3, 2012

Female Laying in Nest Jan 3

Both adults came to the nest about 4:45 today. The male stayed until 5:05. The female then layed in the nest squirmimg around in the grass […]
January 2, 2012

Mobbing – What Is Going On ?

Do you wonder what all the raucus noise is about and why there are swarms of birds chasing a raptor? That action is called mobbing. It […]
January 1, 2012

Happy New Year 2012

This morning January 1, 2012, both adults arrived at the nest together at 6:45. The female stayed only about 6 minutes and then flew off. The […]
December 26, 2011

HK Fishing on North Landing River

December has been one fantastic month for photographing and identifying Norfolk Botanical Garden juvenile bald eagles that are wearing purple identification bands. Today was another of those days. […]
December 24, 2011

Christmas Bonus!!

Today for the first time this season the two NBG adults came to the nest in the middle of the day. Here are some of the […]
December 24, 2011

NBG Eagles to You – Merry Christmas

From our nest to yours, we wish each and everyone a safe, happy and healthy holiday season.
December 13, 2011

Photos from Dec 13

Both adult eagles came to the nest last evening. The female stayed all night, but sometime during the evening the male left. Here are photos from […]
December 12, 2011

Asleep in Nest Tree Tonight (Dec 12)

For the first time since Dec 5, both of the adult eagles are spending the night in the nest tree tonight. Photo 2 they have their […]
December 9, 2011

Eagle Adults in Nest Dec 9

Here are a few photos of the bald eagle pair in their nest this morning Dec 9 as the sun rose. Other photos are being posted […]
December 6, 2011

First Night At Nest Tree Together

The Norfolk Botanical Garden bald eagle pair have been staying one at a time in the nest tree – most nights – sometimes neither stay like […]
November 28, 2011

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

As many of you are aware, I attended the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival (www.fraservalleybaldeaglefestival.ca) in British Columbia, Canada earlier this month. The festival is supported […]
November 10, 2011

Nest Building Nov 10

The female brought in a green pine bough this morning (photo 1,2,3) and the male contributed a stick (photo 4), and relocated the green pine bough (photo […]
November 7, 2011

The Female at Sunrise Nov 7

There is a general pattern of nest activity nearly every day. Early in the morning and late in the evening. Some nights either the male or […]
November 6, 2011

Nest Building A Bit At A Time

The female stayed on the back branch all night last night where the male has been roosting. Always something different. One thing that remains the same […]
October 31, 2011

Male Up Close Oct 31

Both the adult eagles were in the nest by 7:10 this morning. The female left twice and returned without sticks then flew without returning. The male […]
October 27, 2011

Posing/Roosting In Front Of IR Light 10/27

Photos of the female sitting/roosting for the night on front branch of the nest tree in front of the IR light night of Oct 27/28.
October 25, 2011

NBG Photos from Eagle Cam Oct 25

The male arrived first at 7:00am and the female a minute later. The male only stayed a few minutes and left without returning.  No nest building […]
October 17, 2011

Photos of NBG Eagle Pair

Photos taken with the DGIF/NBG/WVEC eagle web camera Oct 14 and 16. Photo 1 Female in front, Photo 2 and 3 Female on left, Photo 4 and 5 […]
October 16, 2011

“Spilling The Wind” Eagle Sculpture Dedicated

Here are three of my photos of the wonderful ceremony and dedication yesterday at Norfolk Botanical Garden of the David Turner life size American Bald Eagle […]
October 16, 2011

"Spilling The Wind" Eagle Sculpture Dedicated

Here are three of my photos of the wonderful ceremony and dedication yesterday at Norfolk Botanical Garden of the David Turner life size American Bald Eagle […]