Bald Eagle - Nest Decorah North
Bald eagle - description
This nest is located on a private property in Northern Iowa, Decorah.
The nest is located in white oak in a piece of forest bordering the valley. A stream flows through a field where there is a pasture of cattle. In general, eagles begin courtship in October, productive mating in late January or early February, and laying eggs in the middle to late February. Hatching usually begins in late March to early April and the eagles fly out of the nest in mid-late June. While young people usually disperse between August and October, adults remain in the territory throughout the year.
The male is known as Mr. North. The female is Decorah North Female, or DNF, which replaced Mrs. North in the summer of 2018.
The first nest in the North was built in a pine tree. The branches collapsed after the second nesting season, and the eagles moved on to the dead elm. They only nested there for one year before moving to their current location at the end of the year. In August of 2013, their nest collapsed during an extremely severe storm and slid off the nest tree. None of the tree branches were broken or damaged, so the RRP decided to build a starter nest in the same spot. By the year 2018 there will be the seventh season and the fourth nest in this territory.
The camera broadcasts nonstop in 24 / 7 mode, even at night when the camera is switched to night mode.
Thank you to webcam operators: https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-north-nest/
Bald Eagle is the fourth largest eagle in the world. It is a predatory bird of the hawk family. The height of 85 cm increases, the wingspan has up to 2 meters. Thanks to its majesty, the Bald Eagle became an American national bird, a symbol of the Republican spirit. The Bald Eagle uses one nest and 35 years. It is most commonly found on the seashore, river basins and the lakes of North America and northeastern Siberia.
Bald Eagle - Live