Southwest Florida(SWFL) Eagle Nest

You are watching a live broadcast of a wild mating pair of bald eagles named M15 and Harriet located in Southwest Florida(SWFL) in Fort Myers, Florida. 1st Egg Hatced 12/19/2019

About this nest – The nest is about 60 feet above the ground, in a Slash Pine tree. As of 2012, the bald eagles have made this nest their home for 5 years. For more information about the nest please visit dickpritchettrealestate.com.

The male(M15) and female(Harriet) both help in incubation of the eggs and will also both provide food for the eaglets after they hatch.

History/Timeline – all times are EST
2019 Egg#1 laid 11-12 at 4:57pm. Egg#2 laid 11-16 at 5:58pm.
2018 1st egg laid 11/16/18 2nd egg 11/19/18 hatch eta 35 days.
2017 E10 hatched 854pm 12/26/1, E11 at 425pm 12/27/2017
2015/16 E7 hatched 7:23am 01/26/16, E8 hatched 10:39pm 01/27/16
2014/15 – 1st egg laid 11/19/14, 2nd 11/22/14, hatch watch starts around 12/21/14.
2013/14 – 1st laid 11/17/13, 2nd 11/20/13, 1st hatched 12/23/13, 2nd hatched 12/25/13, E3 didn’t survive.
2012/13 – 1st egg laid 11/26/12, 2nd 11/29/12. 1st egg hatched 1/1/13, 2nd 1/3/13
2011/12 – 1 eaglet, 2010/11 – 2 eaglets, 2009/10 – 1 eaglet, 2008/09 – 2 eaglets

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ShirleyE
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From. CROW: E14 NECROPSY RESULTS: The liver tissue of E14 from the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam nest, a male eaglet, was found to contain markedly increased levels of brodifacoum, a type of anticoagulant rodenticide or rat poison. ​Anticoagulant rodenticides, or rat poisons, prevent the blood from clotting normally and cause an animal that has ingested a toxic amount to bleed to death. Rodents that ingest the poison often become disoriented or lethargic as they are dying and become easy prey for eagles, hawks, owls and other predators, passing the poison through the food chain. Sadly, it is not uncommon for… Read more »

jerseygypsy
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Thanks, Very sad news

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TY for sharing Ardyth.

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