May 25, 2010

All three branching

Early Tuesday morning May 25 all three of the NBG eaglets were out of the nest – branching – at the same time!!
May 23, 2010

Camellia (NC) branching May 23

Three times this morning (so far), Sunday May 23, Camellia (NC) has jumped up on one of the branches to right of his nest – at […]
May 15, 2010

Camellia on Branch May 15

At nine weeks of age Camellia (NC) has taken a giant step toward fledging and independence. The first photo above by photographer Duane Noblick taken at […]
April 26, 2010

Feeding Myself

This is the middle eaglet feeding itself this afternoon (April 26). Still not quite sure how to use its feet to hold on while it pulls, […]
April 19, 2010

Self Feeding

April 19 marks a major milestone for two of the three eaglets. For the first time NC and #2 fed themselves. Between 7:05 and 7:24 this evening NC first stood […]
April 13, 2010

Gender of Bald Eagle Broods at NBG

Dr. Bryan Watts addresses the question about the gender of the eaglets that this pair of bald eagles has produced at Norfolk Botanical Garden:  A question was recently […]
April 5, 2010

We are Growing Rapidly

The NBG eaglets are growing at a rate of about one pound every three days. For the first 30 days or so most of their energy […]
March 31, 2010

Dr Watts Response Re: March 31 Eaglet Banding at NBG

  You can click on this link – Bot_gardens_letter – or read the letter below from Dr Bryan Watts (they are both the same). —————————————————— I wanted […]
March 5, 2010

How Do I Get Out Of This Egg?

Photo from Webcam March 24, 2009 at 5:02pm – This is the third egg to hatch (other two chicks are under moms wing) and chick will […]
February 26, 2010

What Is In Those Eagle Eggs?

Illustration from “Bird’s Eggs” by Michael Walters In an earlier blog post I discussed the size, shape, color and weight of a bald eagle egg. But, just […]