March 13, 2010

2 Eaglets this Morning March 13, 2010, Third egg Pipped

The second eaglet hatched during the night. The exact time of hatching was not observed so midnight March 13 is the time that will be used […]
March 11, 2010

First Hatchling March 11, 2010

Today, March 11, 2010, the most anticipated event of the season became reality – the first eagle hatchling in the nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden. At […]
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 […]
February 21, 2010

Eagle Sunrise Photos Feb 21

Sunrise Feb 21 was just right. No wind, rain or snow. Both the male and female posed for the camera. After spending most if not all […]
February 13, 2010

Just How Common are 3 Eagles Eggs?

One of the most frequently asked questions on the WVEC web cam chat is “how common is it for bald eagles to lay three eggs?” Bald […]
February 9, 2010

Cam Down – Picture Up Feb 9

Sometime during the night the feed to WVEC went down. All is well in the eagle nest at NBG. Here are two photos of female tending […]
February 8, 2010

Expected Hatch Dates

So what everyone wants to know now is when can we expect these three eggs to hatch? For this pair of bald eagles at Norfolk Botanical […]
February 7, 2010

NO Snow, No Rain, No Wind – Sunshine!!

These eagles have got to be saying “finally a day with sunshine”. Since the first egg arrived on Jan 31 the weather in Norfolk has been anything […]
February 6, 2010

The Suspense is Over – Three Eggs

Yet another day with many WVEC eagle cam viewers asking if there would be a third egg in the nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden. At about […]
February 4, 2010

Bald Eagle Egg Size and Color

  Two questions that are frequently asked are what size are eagle eggs, and what color are they? The photos above compare two bald eagle eggs […]
February 3, 2010

Egg #2 Feb 3, 2010 at 11:50am

With over 1,200 people watching on the WVEC eagle cam, the female bald eagle at Norfolk Botanical Garden layed her second egg of the season at […]
February 2, 2010

Pine Straw, Pine Straw and Less Snow

Feb 2 was a very busy day for the adult eagles at Norfolk Botanical Garden. It was bring pine straw, bring pine straw, and bring more […]
February 1, 2010

A Day of Hope

Feb 1, 2010. A day of hope and some promise. Both the adults have been busy today putting pine straw under their egg. Compare the photos […]
January 31, 2010

First Egg Layed Jan 31 at 2:14pm

The female has been in her snow filled nest nearly all afternoon. The male was in and out. At 2:10 he flew to the front branch. […]