In case you missed it, Seabright Farm has two new residents: a pair of baby eagles! A time-lapse of their hatching shows the two plucky eaglets emerging from their eggs while their doting mother keeps watch.
Seabright Farm has been all abuzz this week about the return to service of the Eagle Cam! Storms, wire-chewing wildlife and collateral construction damage had knocked the Eagle Cam out of commission for some time. But the return to full function has come at a great time – as you can see in the image above, one of our eagles laid an egg on Wednesday! If you visit the Seabright Farm website, you will be able to see the local eagles and nest for yourself. And if you come out to Seabright Farm in person then you can watch them in person, at the designated safe distance of course.
Increasingly common sightings of bald eagles in western Washington are all thanks to strong conservation efforts. Before it, these noble creatures were on the road to extinction.
Seabright’s resident eagles, Skye and Kite, are off to Southern Alaska and Northern BC for their annual summer vacation, this time with their two new five-month old eaglets. Set to return to their nest at Seabright in October, much of the vacation will be spent teaching the eaglets how to catch salmon. Continue reading