This is the first and only Hilton Head Island Eagle Cam! This nest is on a private undisclosed location on Hilton Head Island. The eagles have been nesting here for the past four years. The nest has two live streaming cameras, one PTZ and one fixed HD camera. The nest is on private property in an undisclosed area of the island.
About Hilton Head Island:
Hilton Head Island is part of the Lowcountry region in South Carolina and well known for pristine beaches, wildlife and nature. The island is 12 miles long with significant historical parcels of land, beaches and salt march that hosts deer, alligators and birds. The island is home to a variety of wildlife and other large bird nests call this island home, such as osprey, red-tailed hawks, red-shouldered hawks, owls and great blue heron, to name a few.
About Bald Eagles:
Eagles are opportunistic feeders, their diet consists mainly of fish but they are known to pray on small mammals or small reptiles in the area.
The lifespan of an eagle is about 20 years.
The eagle builds the largest nest of any North American bird and the largest tree nests ever recorded for any animal species, up to 13 feet deep, 8 feet wide and around 1 ton in weight.
The typical wingspan of an eagle is between 5'11 ft and 7'7 ft they usually weigh between 6.6 - 13.9 lb
The bald eagle breeds at 4-5 years of age they often return to the area where they were born
Eagles generally mate for life unless one member of the pair dies or disappears, the survivor will choose a new mate
The female is 25% larger than the male.
About Hilton Head Land Trust:
Hilton Head Land Trust's mission is to preserve and protect the critical natural habitat and significant historical parcels of land on Hilton Head Island for generations to come. In addition, the Land Trust reinforces its mission with educating the public on Hilton Head's natural habitat. Those who wish to support this live cam and the Hilton Head Land Trust are encouraged to get involved on their website.
2021 Season Season Summary TBD
November 19th - Egg Laid!
-unknown clutch size
November 23, 2021
Hilton Head Eagles Lay their Second Egg of the Season • Watch Clip
Watch this highlight of the second egg being laid in the Hilton Head Island Eagles Nest!
November 19, 2021
Hilton Head Eagles Lay Their First Egg Live on Camera • Watch Clip
Watch as the first egg of the season is laid in the Hilton Head Land Trust Eagles Nest
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