October 12, 2011

NBG Camera Turned On Today Oct 12

The camera at the bald eagle nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden was activated this afternoon. Photo 1 shows that quite a few sticks have been brought […]
September 30, 2011

Photos of NBG Male Bald Eagle 9/30/2011

Here are three of my photos from this morning of the male adult bald eagle in the 2011 nest, above the nest, and on branch over […]
September 29, 2011

NBG Eagle Pair 2011-12 Season!!!

Thanks to Joe Foreman at Norfolk Botanical Garden we have the first photos of two adult bald eagles sitting together as of this morning Sept 29 perched […]
September 16, 2011

Bald Eagle Nests Along James River Lost or Damaged By IRENE

Hurricane Irene struck the James River in Virginia on August 27 with significant damage to bald eagle nests. On September 3, Dr. Bryan Watts, Director of […]
August 24, 2011

Saw Pen Eagle Update Aug 24

Went by the Ferry Plantation House location today to check on the two adult bald eagles that nested at Saw Pen Point and successfully produced two […]
July 30, 2011

Saw Pen Point Bald Eagle Update 7/30

It appears that the two juvenile bald eagles born at the Saw Pen Point nest in Virginia Beach have dispersed from their natal area. They fledged […]
June 12, 2011

Saw Pen Point Fledglings Update June 12

The two Saw Pen Point (Virginia Beach) bald eagle fledglings are doing well. This morning (Sunday) both were sitting in a loblolly pine tree with one of the […]
June 4, 2011

Bald Eagle Fledging Time

It is the time of year when bald eagles in Virginia are fledging their young. Last week, this week and the next two weeks the vast […]
May 18, 2011

4-Chick Bald Eagle Brood Update 5/18/2011

One month ago today on April 18, 2011 Dr Bryan Watts and Dr Mitchell Byrd discovered the first ever documented 4-chick bald eagle nest in Virginia […]
May 3, 2011

Female Eagle Honored

On Sunday May 1, 2011, the Native American drum group Four Rivers Drum honored the female adult bald eagle who died at Norfolk International Airport by […]
April 30, 2011

Bald Eagle Chick Development

Growth development of bald eagle chicks in the Chesapeake Bay population has been a study subject by biologists at The Center for Conservation Biology. Here is […]
April 29, 2011

Legacy Lady

Historically, American Bald Eagles were plentiful along major river systems and coastal areas throughout eastern Virginia. Here they fed from bountiful shallows of a vast tidal […]
April 23, 2011

Rare 4-Chick Bald Eagle Nest in Virginia

Extremely Rare Bald Eagle 4-chick Brood Documented on James River  On 18 April, 2011 while flying eagle productivity surveys along the James River, Dr Bryan Watts […]
April 22, 2011

More Banding Day Photos

Here are six more of my photos from banding day April 21. – Reese Lukei, Jr
April 21, 2011

Eaglets Get Identification Braclets

The three bald eagle nestlings at Norfolk Botanical Garden received identification bands today April 21, 2011 from Dr. Bryan Watts, Libby Mojica and Reese Lukei from […]
April 18, 2011

Learning to Feed Oneself

Chick #2 appears to be taking the lead in learning to feed for itself. While all three chicks have been observed pecking at a fish, it […]
April 17, 2011

Banding Day April 21, 2011

This is the first hatch eaglet at NBG taking a good look at her(?) big feet and legs. At five weeks of age the three nestlings have […]
April 13, 2011

One Month Old Today

April 9, 2011

Feathers Begin to Show

Feathers are unique to birds. Today April 9 chick #1 known as Sunday is one day shy of being four weeks old. She (?) has begun […]
April 1, 2011

Ring-billed Gull Brought to Nest

NPS photo This morning at 8:07am a Ring-billed Gull was brought to the nest for food for the three NBG nestlings. While the Bald Eagle is […]
March 31, 2011

Eaglet Weight Gain

The question about how much the eaglets weigh comes up every day, several times each day on the WVEC moderated chat. The answer changes every day […]
March 31, 2011

March 30 – A Wet Day

March 30  began dry but a cool 40 degrees. The pantry was empty so mom left for a brief time, and the 3 nestlings huddled for […]
March 29, 2011

"Sunday" on Tuesday Morning

Hi!! I am 17 days old today. My thick second coat of down is keeping me warm on these chilly mornings.
March 29, 2011

“Sunday” on Tuesday Morning

Hi!! I am 17 days old today. My thick second coat of down is keeping me warm on these chilly mornings.