Wildlife Web Cams

Watch wildlife raise their young in real time by visiting the web-cam pages below.

Check out the two views from Cornell's site.

Watch live streaming video from cornellherons2 at livestream.com

Watch live streaming video from cornellherons at livestream.com

Watch Black Bear mom Jewel with her two new cubs, born this winter, in their den on the North American Bear Center's web cam. Get updates on Jewel and her family or watch older videos of them on YouTube.

Eagle Cams: Watch Bald Eagles Raising Their Young
Bird enthusiasts now have a chance to watch live, via webcams, bald eagles raising their young in Decorah, Iowa (click here), and the Wildlife Center of Virginia eagles (click here).

Bald eagle chicks (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in nest on Kodiak Island, in Alaska.
(Photo from US Fish & Wildlife Service)
Phoebe Allen's Hummingbird Web Cam
Mother Channel Island Allen's
Hummingbird feeding her two
growing babies on live webcam
Photo from phoebeallens.com
Having a hectic day? Take a break and watch a hummingbird mom and her babies live in California at phoebeallens.comThese are a nonmigrating subspecies of the Allen's Hummingbird (Selaphorus sasin), The Channel Island Allen's (Selaphorus sasin sedentarius). This Allen's, named "Phoebe," churns out several clutches a year.

The migrating Allen's Hummingbird has extended its range from the West Coast into Virginia in the last few decades and are sometimes confused with the most common eastern species, the Ruby-throated (Archiochus colubris) and another West Coast species that has also expanded into Virginia, the Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus), which is more common than the Allen's here. Both the Rufous and the Allen's will overwinter here when food is available. The fact that people are increasingly feeding hummingbirds is the reason why these western species are successfully expanding their range all along the East Coast, and even to some areas in between. See my post on the Rufous for more info on that species and its successful expansion of its range.

For more on the Allen's, go to Cornell Lab's AllAboutBirds website and check out my post about the extension of the range of the migrating Rufous and Allen's hummingbirds.

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