Sea-EagleCAM #2

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The BirdLife Australia Discovery Centre is an interactive, interpretive hub that provides opportunities for people to learn about, and engage with, birds in their natural habitat. What better way to do so than by observing our resident pair of White-bellied Sea-Eagles on the nest? EagleCAM, gives bird lovers, researchers and scientists 24-hour access to the lives of nesting sea-eagles and allows us to investigate their habitat, behaviour and how we can help them survive long term.

Established in 2009, Sea-EagleCAM is a live, remote feed that operates out of the Discovery Centre in the Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park, close to the Parramatta River. Sea-EagleCAM was started and funded by a small group of BirdLife Australia volunteers, who continue to develop and operate the technology that brings the Sea-Eagles to your screen.


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Calendar of Events




March 21, 2019. - After four months of rehab at Feathered Friends and Higher Ground Raptors SE-21 is finally released back at her nest area Newington Armory.

March 4, 2019. - Cameras are removed for maintenance.




December 31, 2018. - SE-21 Is moved from Feathered Friends to Higher Ground Raptors for flight conditioning.

November 24, 2018. - Vet reports that SE-21 has no broken bones, but torn muscles, and will go into rehab at Feathered Friends.

November 23, 2018. about 11:30 pm - A rescue mission was launched with assistance from Feathered Friends, in the dark and SE-21 was taken into care.

November 23, 2018. about 7:30 pm - SE-21 Has had an accident with its wing caught in the fork of a tree about 10 meters up.

October 15, 2018. 12:08 pm - SE-21 Fledge.

August 27, 2018. - SE-22 body taken to Taronga Wildlife Hospital for necropsy.

August 26, 2018. - SE-22 body retrieved from the reserve.

August 26, 2018. 10:20am - Female (Lady) removes SE-22 body from the nest.

August 24, 2018. 10:30pm - Second Chick died on the nest. (SE-22)

July 23, 2018. 5:30am - Second Egg Hatched. (SE-22)

July 21, 2018. 3:30pm - First Egg Hatched. (SE-21)

June 14, 2018. 6:15pm - Second Egg laid. (SE-22)

June 11, 2018. 5:33pm - First Egg laid. (SE-21)




July, 2017. - Second Egg did not hatch. (SE-20)

July 27, 2017. - SE-19 confirmed deceased.

July 23, 2017. 12:45pm - First Egg hatched. (SE-19)

June 17, 2017. 2:58am - Second Egg laid. (SE-20)

June 13, 2017. 5:40pm - First Egg laid. (SE-19)




December 26 2016 - First Chick last seen. (SE17)

October 20 2016 - First Chick returned to the nest in the reserve. (SE17)

October 19 2016 - First Chick Taken to Taronga Wildlife Hospital. (SE17)

October 19 2016 - First Chick missed the branches ends up on ground. (SE17)

October 18 2016 - First Chick branches. (SE17)

August 8 2016 - Second Chick died on the nest. (SE18)

July 31 2016 9:00am - Second Egg Hatched. (SE18)

July 29 2016 8:30pm - First Egg Hatched. (SE17)

June 23 2016 1:15am - Second Egg laid. (SE18)

June 19 2016 9:00pm - First Egg laid. (SE17)

April - New female arrives. (Lady)

February - Adult Female Eagle missing.

January - SE15, His condition worsened and euthanasia was deemed necessary.


For more on the history of this nest see: Sydney Sea-Eagles - History