Bald eagle birth broadcast around the world
Family put up webcam to observe hatching
- Duration 4:16
- Date Jan 4, 2013
Family put up webcam to observe hatching
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I've seen just hours ago we welcome to new bald eagle and in -- world and using well it's birth.
Was witnessed by thousands of people at least watching online and it's all thanks to Virginia -- Who's -- several webcam on their companies -- Hey I could watch.
-- eagle and now her website has gone viral good morning Virginia.
And -- -- doing well what gave me the idea to set up this eagle web cam.
Yeah well it's actually.
The only idea that we talked about for a couple years after the Eagles.
Made their original -- on our our property.
And it was just something we thought about and decided to do so -- last fall we we got a camera that had an infrared light -- admitted no sound or light at night.
And we put it to the tree about six feet -- the next.
It's been going live ever since -- it's just been doing really well.
-- that's fantastic and I was actually watching this last night -- because you do have an infrared cameras that you don't need a great big spotlight to see with the eagle is doing.
Now we've got a Fox News alert what happened last night in that nest.
Yes some big news that the south authority eagle cam what we welcome -- number two it's the -- last night at about 10 o'clock.
He joins his little eagle at brother or sister.
Who was born on New Year's -- so we're very very excited about that and we just think that the popularity will continue to grow.
Now -- calling him eagle it won an eagle at two since the cameras on your property and that's where that the -- is don't you get to name -- We do and it's something we're -- talking about we have a couple ideas and mine but.
Ultimately I think we're gonna let the watchers in the viewers decide so we have a FaceBook page in a Twitter page and a lot of social -- going on so that might stay tuned for all of it -- Yeah his sponsor for the sort of makes -- -- a lot of American companies that should be jumping on board.
-- -- have you figured out have you talked to people in nature experts had to let you know why the Eagles chose your place.
You know it it was I think it's luck of the draw they were -- that had been an hour I guess in our area for a while and -- different applications and other places.
-- in about five years ago they decided to car property home so.
When it where it's just they've become really just family members say it's something we talk about at the dinner table every night and -- about to -- any when they hear what that.
Maybe you can help me -- -- the eagle how can get rid of the woodpecker because I still have a -- problem by asking its bagged it.
This is -- I'm pretty even after superstar and sandy repeated it doesn't.
Stop -- -- is -- destructive yes now what's interesting is and Jeanine always watch in this this morning and I'm watching it on my laptop right now.
Then there's -- street.
In the top of the shot what what street is that I I know didn't the nest is about sixty feet up.
But you've got a lot of traffic there and it doesn't really seem to bother the birds.
Know it's funny it's it's called -- -- -- it's in Fort Myers, Florida.
And it's it's it's a minute it's not a highway but it's a road that people used to go to and from work and my dad's office is actually on the properties fell on.
You know they've they've been comfortable they have they find -- home and they keep coming back here after here and we're just so grateful.
Chaos and -- any -- we have said that thousands of people watching in fact it's 2.2 million.
On the web -- since you set it up.
In this age of reality television why do you think people are so interested in this in -- occurred and a bird nesting.
It's just it's been unreal actually check this morning we're almost at 2.5 million viewers trump and we checked our data.
And it's over a 115 countries around the world so.
It's just an amazing amazing -- to -- we come setting up as a resource and educational tool for educators -- wanting to learn more about Eagles.
And just the popularity in the growth for -- we really just couldn't ask for a.
-- have more people watching your regal than the actual Philadelphia -- I don't know he's -- season.
And -- I'm not complaining since the eagle is parked there are your dad's up property for the real estate company in north Fort Myers you wanna give -- dad's company a shadow what's the name of it.
This Sharia and stick -- real estate and you -- that the -- that Dick -- real estate dot com.
Or you can visit -- -- eagle cam dot com as well and has a page on new strain and it Christian thanks so much for sharing this with us brits -- think you guys.