See Eagles Hatching And Getting Fed On Web Cam.
Live Webcam Shows Baby Eagle Moments After Hatching in Iowa Nest
At about 1:30 p.m., one adult eagle delivered the carcass of a rabbit and the other adult on the nest rose up and revealed the first of three eaglettes to hatch as a web cam captures the activity live.
How high is the nest?
About 80 feet.
How big is the nest?
5-6 feet across, about the same deep; it weighs about 1˝ tons.
What is the history of this pair?
They have been together since the winter of 2007-2008. Her markings at that time indicated that she was about 4 years old. They successfully hatched and fledged 2 eaglets in 2008, then 3 in 2009, and 3 more in 2010.
Millions of nature enthusiasts from around the world are watching the nest of two northeast Iowa raptors via an “eagle cam” that has become an Internet sensation. Q. How old are they before they can fly?
A. 11-12 weeks, when they leave their nest.