Birds Australia - EagleCAM

To: Geoff Hutchinson <>
Subject: Birds Australia - EagleCAM
From: David Stowe <>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 09:46:57 +1100
Congratulations Geoff, Jon and everyone for all the amazing work you have done!
Brilliant, entertaining and informative.

David Stowe

On 24/11/2011, at 9:22 AM, Geoff Hutchinson wrote:

> Birds Australia EagleCAM has had another successfully year with our pair of 
> White-bellied Sea-Eagles nesting in Sydney Olympic Park. After the original 
> nest tree fell down in February this year the eagles built a new nest in the 
> same tree that we had out cameras last year. This shows that they were very 
> comfortable with out cameras and our presence close to the nest. There were a 
> lot of tree choices but they chose to stay in the same area.The nest took 
> about 12 weeks to build, about 1.5 met. dia. and about 75 cm thick.Two egg 
> were laird in early July and both hatched 40 days later with one day between 
> them. Unfortunately after an accident the first chick died in the nest after 
> abut a week. The second chick thrived and fledged on the 10th November.
> The video was streamed live to the Internet 24 hours a day and in 150 days 
> received over 1.4 million views from all over the world. With a peak viewing 
> of over 1,700 viewers at the one time. This made Birds Australia EagleCAM the 
> second most popular nest cam in the world.
> Due to popular demand EagleCAM has produced a 2012 calendar to celebrate this 
> event with over 100 photos form EagleCAMHD camera, Jon Irvine & Geoff 
> Hutchinson. The back page may be of interest it has 15 photos showing the 
> development of the WBSE from egg to fledge, this could be a very useful 
> reference tool in the field to identify the age of WBSE chicks, this has 
> never been done with such accuracy before.
> The calendar is available from or at the Discovery 
> Centre and all proceeds go to Birds Australia EagleCAM Project.
> PS. With the report of a Painted Snipe sighting at Sydney Olympic Park and 
> WBSE nesting there it just goes to show what a fantastic place this is to go 
> birding, and getting better every year.
> Geoff Hutchinson
> EagleCAM team
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