Camera #1 is positioned six feet above the nesting tree and is equipped with night vision or infrared light, which emits no actual light. The birds do not see or hear anything coming from the camera.
The glow you are seeing on the camera is invisible to the naked eye.
The eagles do not see any light and remain undisturbed.
2014-2015 Nesting Season marked the third year the nest was streamed live to the world, this time with two high definition cameras. E6 successfully developed and fledged the nest on Mar. E6 was last seen May 4 before leaving the area for good.
Ozzie and Harriett returned to the nest in October and laid two eggs in November. On March 17, 2015, Ozzie was found by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials and taken to the Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.
Ozzie & Harriett returned to the nest in October and laid two eggs in November. The 1st egg (E1/Hope) was laid on November 26 at pm., hatched January 1, 2013 at p.m. The 2nd egg (E2/Honor) was laid on November 29 at pm., hatched January 3, 2013 at .p.m. Please remember the closer you are to the nest, the less you can see.
The 1st egg (E3) was laid November 17 at 4.37pm and hatched (36 days) Dec. The 2nd egg (E4) was laid November 20 at PM and hatched (35 days) Dec. The best viewing location is from your desktop at home. If you can see the nest please remember you are being watched and recorded, even at night.
(See diagram right for picture of cam locations) Both cameras are environmentally friendly, non-intrusive and positioned to offer the best view of the nest and birds while preserving the pristine beauty of the nest and their surroundings.
A third camera (Cam #3) is installed closer to the north of the pond, to capture activity happening around the pasture and in the pond area.
SWFEC has worked with wildlife officials and local biologists to insure the eagle’s safety and will not interfere or intervene with any natural events in the nest.
The stream shows Mother Nature in its true form and some content may not be suitable for all audiences.
Making a triumphant return to the nest after its accidental fledge, E9 learned all the fundamentals of survival from Harriet & M and was last seen in the nest area on May 2.