Mr. President and the First Lady: The DC Eagle CAM Project by Teena Ruark GorrowWhen newly paired American bald eagles nested in a tulip poplar tree at the United States National Arboretum, the American Eagle Foundation partnered with the Department of Agriculture and the National Arboretum to launch the DC Eagle Cam Project. With 63 million views from 100 countries during 2016, the raptor parents known as Mr. President and The First Lady became an international sensation. Witness their charming family story through nest cam images and rare photographs captured around the nesting territory. See how the parents meet, get an inside view as their eggs hatch, and watch the eaglets amazing transformation from hatchlings to fledglings. The chronology of events includes facts about the physical and behavioral characteristics of this once-endangered species. Also get behind-the-scenes information about the DC Eagle Cam Project and learn how you can help. Learn about the American Eagle Foundation, an eagle named Challenger, and the National Arboretum. This family treasure is a must-have for bald eagle enthusiasts, nature lovers, and DC Eagle Cam fans.
The story of bald eagle nesting pair Mr. President and The First Lady has captured the imagination and touched the hearts of millions of people worldwide. This special book provides unique photographs of this eagle familys annual nesting activities via two live stream video cameras, which became an international news media and Internet sensation in 2016. Thanks to the American Eagle Foundation, our countrys iconic national bird is back in the forefront!
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Following the nesting season, it appeared that Mr. President once again stayed in the D. President and The First Lady soaring together near the nest area on Oct. Following their routine for the early nesting season, they did not visit the nest every day, but brought in sticks every few days or so. Their first known mating was on Nov. Unfortunately, we do not know much about their activities from December 22 through the first of February because of no cam access due to the government shutdown, which also meant no reports from Sue Greeley.
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This was the first time bald eagles have nested in this location since This pair raised one eaglet successfully in and two in Many questions about these eagles are answered below. In , after an educational visit to Capitol Hill, the American Eagle Foundation had the privilege of visiting the National Arboretum, where they first learned about this idyllic nest site. After the eagle pair left their nest site in August for their annual migration, the AEF traveled to DC to install cameras and other related equipment in-and-around the nest tree with the help of experienced tree climbers. Each year, improvements have been made with streaming, cam quality, and better delivery. The American Eagle Foundation, the U.
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