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Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #8 - 2020

Don't Mess With Us!

April 21, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #8 - 2020

It looks like Liberty and Freedom aren’t quite ready to move out. As many of you have noticed, both eagles have been contributing material, feeding, and generally...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 7 - 2020

Hope Forward

March 29, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 7 - 2020

Today is the 46th day since the Hanover egg was laid. Unfortunately, your speculations are correct: at this point, the nest has failed. The “hatch window” for bald...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 6 - 2020

Spring Migration

March 20, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 6 - 2020

How incredible to think that while we watch Liberty and Freedom at the end of their incubation stage, there are thousands of eagles that haven’t even reached their...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 5 - 2020

Territorial Tenacity

March 13, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 5 - 2020

Last week an immature bald eagle visited the Hanover nest during the night, an event fraught with mystery for several reasons.

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 4 - 2020

Weathering Weather

March 06, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 4 - 2020

The transition between seasons sometimes brings rain and snow to the Hanover nest, and while Liberty and Freedom seemed unphased, one wonders how they withstand the...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #3 - 2020

Incubation Intrigue

February 28, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #3 - 2020

This week Liberty and Freedom have been diligently incubating the Hanover egg, constantly keeping the developing embryo warm. For many raptors, males and females share...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #2 - 2020

Egg-Tegrity

February 21, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #2 - 2020

The Hanover egg has already begun to develop, remaining warm and protected with Liberty and Freedom’s attentiveness.

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #1 - 2020

Welcome Home!

February 14, 2020

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #1 - 2020

It’s incredible to think that Liberty and Freedom were once strangers. Although we speculate that Liberty and Freedom share more than just a tolerance for each other,...

The Hanover Bald Eagle Blog is Back for the 2020 Nesting Season!

Nesting Season 2020

February 12, 2020

The Hanover Bald Eagle Blog is Back for the 2020 Nesting Season!

HDOnTap is excited to re-launch the Hanover Bald Eagle Blog for the 2020 nesting season. New for this year, we are also excited to announce that Raptor Ecology...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #32

A FOND FAREWELL

July 19, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #32

Stars and Stripes have begun the next chapter of their life. This past year the Hanover home hasbeen filled with startling discoveries, not only for the youngsters, but...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #31

SPEAKING OF INDEPENDENCE

July 05, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #31

It’s official: both Stars and Stripes have taken their first flights from the nest, and just as we willbe celebrating independence this week, so will these two...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 30

The Learning Stage

July 01, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog # 30

There can be no doubt that we all breathed a sigh of relief when Stars plopped back intothe nest Sunday evening, not only alive and well, but with a prey item in tow!...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #29

Knocked out of the nest

June 24, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #29

This past Tuesday many of us were shocked to witness the fall of a Hanover eaglet from thenest. As confirmed by viewers who know the individuals well, the...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #28

Form of Flight

June 17, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #28

Flight is one ofthe most enviable gifts that exists within the animal kingdom, and although humanshave done an impressive job at recreating the experience via our...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #27

What do they eat?

June 07, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #27

At this stage, the visits by the adults are primarily prey deliveries. In an earlier blog, we discussed what bald eagles caneat, yet deciphering what the family is...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #26

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #26

May 31, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #26

One of the first things we often wonder when we observe nest cams is whether or not thenestlings are male or female. With mammals, this mystery is relatively easy to...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #25

First Clues

May 24, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #25

Many of you are likely wondering when the Hanover eaglets will begin to show signs of wantingto leave the nest. While we can’t say for sure they ever truly want to...

Harmony in the Nest?

May 17, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #24

Even though the larger firstborn chick could exhibit dominance over the second-born, the two siblings cohabitate quite peacefully. But do all raptors siblings get...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #23

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #23

May 10, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #23

The appearance of the Hanover eaglets has changed rapidly over the course of the last week, most notably in the transformation of their feathers. As with many patterns...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #22

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #22

May 03, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #22

While the Hanover nestlings engage in a variety of activities, we can all agree that a large portion of their time is spent catching z’s. They feed, sleep, defecate,...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #21

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #21

April 26, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #21

This season (as in seasons past), we've had the memorable pleasure of watching the eaglets projectile poop directly onto one of the cameras. That’s right, this week...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #20

April 19, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #20

Now that winter has drawn to a close, the temperature extremes faced by the Hanover family have shifted from cold concern to hindrance by heat. This week we have...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #19

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #19

April 12, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #19

Liberty and Freedom sure stick to the bald eagle schedule! True to our expectations, the chicks hatched two days apart, mirroring their laying interval. This week, many...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #18

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #18

April 04, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #18

The first hatchling is here! At approximately 9:20 this morning a tiny, beautiful, scrunched up altricial baby eagle unfolded into our world. There can be no doubting it...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #17

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #17

March 29, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #17

Right now, while Liberty and Freedom are sitting on a nest, there are thousands of bald eagles engaged in flight, returning to breeding grounds to begin the process...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #16

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #16

March 22, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #16

This week another intruder event was documented at the Hanover nest, eliciting an array of vocalizations from the incubating parent. When witnessing this type of...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #15

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #15

March 14, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #15

Have you ever wondered what is responsible for the color of bird eggs? In your brief glimpses of the eggs on the Hanover nest you have probably noticed they are white....

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #14

Wonders Of Incubation

March 08, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #14

Last Friday evening the second egg of the clutch was laid! Both embryos have now been developing for at least a week, and the first-born should be on the verge of...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #13

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #13

March 01, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #13

Eaglet on the Way! At approximately 5:07 on Tuesday evening, the moment we’ve been waiting for finally arrived in the form of an oval-like, mostly white,...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #12

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #12

February 26, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #12

As you may have seen, Liberty and Freedom have copulated at the nest! If this was a successful attempt, we would expect eggs to appear in the next 5-10 days. This was...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #11

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #11

February 15, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #11

Happy belated Valentine’s Day to the Hanover eagles! Love is likely in the air, seeing as the first egg at this nest has historically been laid around this time, and...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #10

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #10

February 08, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #10

Did you know bald eagles have had to fight hard to survive and carry on their populations through many hardships?

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #9

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #9

February 01, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #9

As Liberty and Freedom are putting together their (potentially) final nest preparations for the year, it’s hard not to notice how instrumental their feet and beak are...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #8

Bald Eagle Conflicts

January 24, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #8

On Monday afternoon the Hanover cam showed not two but three eagles flapping towards the nest emitting high pitched vocalizations that rang out in all directions...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #7

Do Bald Eagles Get Cold?

January 18, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #7

Earlier this week the Hanover nest was covered in snow, and while Liberty and Freedom seemed unfazed by the precipitation blanketing their new home improvements, it was...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #6

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #6

January 11, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #6

This has been an active week for the eagles with daily visits to the nest, the collection of new substrate such as straw and large sticks, and a surprise feeding event:...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #5

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #5

January 03, 2019

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #5

For those nocturnal eagle enthusiasts who are peeking at the nest cam after hours, you may have noticed that Liberty and Freedom are not sleeping at their nest...

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #4

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #4

December 28, 2018

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #4

This week's blog is all about bald eagle courtship displays! In partnership with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #3

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #3

December 21, 2018

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #3

Bald Eagle Pre-Nesting Behavior. In Partnership with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary & Powered by HDOnTap

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #2

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #2

December 17, 2018

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #2

Welcome to the 2019 Hanover Bald Eagle Season! HDOnTap is collaborating with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary to bring you the first Hanover Bald Eagle Blog!

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #1

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #1

November 23, 2018

Hanover Bald Eagle Blog #1

HDOnTap is collaborating with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary to bring you the Hanover Bald Eagle Blog!

New! Hanover Bald Eagle Educational Blog!

New Hanover Blog!

November 23, 2018

New! Hanover Bald Eagle Educational Blog!

HDOnTap is collaborating with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary to bring you the Hanover Bald Eagle Blog!

PA Game Commission Eagle Cam Back for 2018!

PA Game Commission Eagle Cam Back for 2018!

January 12, 2018

PA Game Commission Eagle Cam Back for 2018!

HDOnTap has partnered once again with the Pennsylvania Game Commission to bring you this front seat view of two Bald Eagles during their 2018 breeding season! A second...

HDOnTap Recognized by PA Game Commission

HDOnTap Recognized by PA Game Commission

December 30, 2015

HDOnTap Recognized by PA Game Commission

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Hanover Eagles on NBC Nightly News!

Hanover Eagles on NBC Nightly News!

March 09, 2015

Hanover Eagles on NBC Nightly News!

NBC Nightly News Airs HDOnTap's Live Cam!