ST PAUL, Minn. — Their popularity is soaring.
According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, a pair of Minnesota bald eagles have received a record-number of viewers on the DNR EagleCam, especially since the nest got a little more crowded in recent weeks.
The Minnesota DNR said the eagles are caring for three eggs – the first time since 2017 that the EagleCam has featured incubation.
“People are excited about seeing and hearing this young eagle pair on the EagleCam as they try to foster their eggs to eaglets in March,” said DNR Nongame Wildlife information officer Lori Naumann. “The Nongame Wildlife Program is all about making sure we and future generations can see butterflies, listen to frogs and loons on summer nights, and watch falcons and eagles. We appreciate all the people who are enjoying the webcam and making donations on their state income tax forms or online.”
According to the Minnesota DNR, the EagleCam, which streams live video from a Twin Cities bald eagle nest, is in its eight year.