Wilmington HotelsWilmington AdvertiseWilmington AttractionsWilmington BeachesWilmington Business DirectoryWilmingtonWilmingtonWilmington GolfWilmington JobsWilmington NewsWilmington DiningWilmington Weather



Wilmington, NC News

  Free Wilmington Travel Guide!

Thousands look on as eagles hatch at NC lake

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of people watched two eagles hatch in a nest near the top of a tree at Jordan Lake.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that a website had more than 10,000 hits by late Friday, with viewers from North Carolina to Australia.

The moments were captured by a camera mounted over the nest in late 2010 by a team of N.C. State University students, staff and faculty.

The nest was rigged with solar-powered devices wirelessly connected to a router. The live feed was a big success last year, when two chicks hatched in January and remained in the nest until they fledged in April.

A biologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started streaming the video feed just days before eggs hatched last week.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

More: continued here

Be Sociable, Share!


News provided by WWAY NewsChannel 3 and the StarNewsOnline

|Home| |Events| |Attractions| |Accommodations| |Restaurants| |Golf| |Beaches| |Jobs| |Getting Here| |Climate| |Directory| |News| |Advertise| |Contact Us|

  Welcome to Wilmington, North Carolina