You are watching a live feed of the Decorah Eagles nest cam. The male Eagle(slightly smaller in size) and female Eagle both help in incubation of the eggs and will also both provide food for the eaglets after they hatch. This camera was Set up and is maintained by the Raptor Resource Project, a non-profit organization for the preservation of falcons, eagles, ospreys, hawks, and owls.
About this nest - The 2013-2014 season is the 2nd year in which the Eagles have nested at the "new" nest location. The new nest is located about 500ft east of the old one. Located right next to Trout creek, the nest is about 70ft up in the fork of a cottonwood tree. The nest is about 4ft long/wide and about 3ft deep. For more information about the eagles, this camera or to make a donation please visit raptorresource.org.
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If the nest is empty, check back in periodically. The eagles will come and go as they prepare for the nesting season. Be sure to check the live comment feed below the video for the LATEST updates.
History/Timeline - The pair has been observed since the winter of 2007/2008, but the fall of 2009 was the first time they could be viewed online.
Fledged 2 eaglets in 2008 and 3 eaglets in 2009. Fledged 3 eaglets in 2010.
2010 timeline: 1st egg laid 2/25, 2nd 2/28 and 3rd on 3/5. 1st egg hatched on 4/3, 2nd 4/6, and 3rd on 4/9.
2011 timeline: 1st egg laid 2/23, 2nd 2/26 and 3rd on 3/2. 1st egg hatched on 4/2, 2nd 4/3, and 3rd on 4/6.
2012 timeline: 1st egg laid 2/17, 2nd 2/20 and 3rd on 2/24. 1st egg hatched 3/27, 2nd 3/28 and 3rd 3/31.
2013 timeline: The Eagles have built an alternate nest 400' away. No camera view of the active nest this season.
2014 timeline: 1st egg laid 2/23, 2nd 2/26 and 3rd on 3/2. 1st egg hatched 4/2, 2nd egg 4/3 and 3rd on 4/7
2015 timeline: 1st egg laid 2/18 6:07pm, 2nd 2/21 7:01pm, 3rd 2/25 6:57pm. 1st egg hatched 3/27 6:52pm(aka D21) 2nd egg hatched 3/29 8:16am(aka D22), 3rd egg to hatch around 4/1. All times listed above are Central Standard Time.