One of the eaglets featured on the Department of Natural Resources’ “EagleCam” is about ready for its close-up! The DNR says one of the eagle eggs laid last month hatched on Tuesday, which they say was right on schedule.
The eaglet that was injured and visibly struggling on the popular “EagleCam” has been euthanized, according to a post left on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Facebook page. The DNR originally said it would not interfere with the nest, but then changed their approach.
The DNR’s popular “EagleCam” is back up and running after It was turned off Friday while an injured eaglet was removed from the nest. The executive director of the University of Minnesota Raptor Center says the eaglet received emergency care Friday night and Saturday morning.
Facebook started blowing up Friday over a problem in the Minnesota Eagle’s Nest where the DNR has a camera. One of the eaglets in the nest is struggling. The DNR says it appears to be stuck in the mud on the nest from all of our recent rain.
Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.
A baby eagle rescued from its nest went home Sunday.
After thousands of webcam viewers watched an eaglet struggle to free his wing for hours Friday, the wounded and weary eaglet is recovering and receiving medical care at the Raptor Center.
A webcam and a baby bird in trouble gave birth to a celebrity on Friday. An eaglet in Hutchinson appeared to be trapped amidst sticks and mud in its nest.
One of the Iowa eaglets that hatched this spring before a worldwide audience has been tracked to Wisconsin and Minnesota and now appears to be heading home.
A live video feed from northeast Iowa with a bird’s eye view of eagle eggs hatching has attracted more than 100,000 followers — so many that the site crashed briefly Saturday after the first eaglet emerged.