Eagle Cam Update: Snowstorm, Growth Spurt and Hawk Poop

Eagle Cam Update: Snowstorm, Growth Spurt and Hawk Poop

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Eagle-cam Raptor Project photoExactly a month after the first eagle hatched live on webcam in Decorah, Iowa, the three eaglets are almost edging their parents out of the nest.

“They’re almost full grown,” said the Raptor Resource Project, which operates the pair of cameras that have live-streamed the eaglets’ every move, and garnered 70 million hits so far.

They eaglets eat between half a pound and a pound of food a day; mostly fish, muskrats and rodents brought home by the father and weigh between 5 and 7 pounds each now.

(READ the full eagle update at Wired – and check out the Eagle Cam below)

 


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