pine straw

March 18, 2010

Down and Thermal System

In our world of animals, only birds grow feathers. Most birds are hatched with feathers called down, also known as plumulaceous. That is what we see […]
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 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 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 24, 2010

WVEC feed still down Jan 24

6:50 male to nest and laying down 6:57 female arrives at nest – both poke around at nest pocket  and pose for their portrait – 1st […]
January 16, 2010

Busy Morning at NBG Eagle Nest Jan 16

In contrast to the morning of Jan 15 when both adult eagles came to the nest early in the morning, stayed about 30 minutes and then […]