Sea-EagleCAM - News 2014

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EagleCAM is a BirdLife Australia, Southern NSW, Research Project.

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13 September 2014 - SE13 body removed.

At about 10:30am a cherry picker was used to recover SE13 body and the unhatched SE14 egg. They were taken to the Animal Referral Hospital (ARH). X-rays were performed on both the egg and the body. The egg showed bone and feather, being about ¾ developed. The x-ray of SE13 showed no obvious foreign objects. A necropsy was conducted and samples sent away for testing.

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12 September 2014 - SE13 Dies on the nest.

SE13, after a few weeks of having problems eating finally died on the nest at the age of 30 days.

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18 August 2014 - Second egg fails to Hatched!

With the normal incubation period being 40 days, it is believed that after 42 day since SE14 was laid it will now not hatch.

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13 August 2014 - First egg Hatched!

At about 6:20pm SE13 finally breaks free of the shell after 23 hours of hard pecking.

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7 July 2014 - Second egg laid!

At 10:56pm on the 7 July 2014 the female laid her second egg (SE14). If everything goes to plan they should hatch in 40 days.

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4 July 2014 - First egg laid!

At 5:28pm on the 4 July 2014 the female laid her first egg for the 2014 season (SE13). If everything goes to plan a second egg should be arriving in just 3 days.

Female and Egg   Female and Egg   Female and Egg

        10 seconds after laying             Almost crushed the egg             About to settle down                                                              lucky the egg shell is strong

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