Pursuant to state and federal law it is illegal to "take, feed, disturb, possess, sell, purchase or barter, or attempt to engage in any such conduct, any bald eagle or parts thereof, or their nests or eggs.All violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." "Eagles are wild birds and anything can happen in the wild.The young eaglets continued to thrive and develop into juvenile eagles, fledging the nest April 16 (E7) & May 3 (E8).After Ozzie’s passing, Harriet spent a few weeks courting possible new mates but eventually bonded (or mated) with M15, laying two eggs.
The Southwest Florida Eagle Camera (SWFEC) does not interfere or intervene and allows nature to take its course.
You will see life and you might see death, but this is nature at her finest." Cam Launched: October 20-2013 Nesting Season (October 2012-May 2013) marked the first year the nest was streamed live to the world.
On Saturday, September 19th, Ozzie made an appearance at the nest.
On September 27th, after seen fighting with a male eagle in the area, Ozzie was found injured and again admitted back into CROW’s care. The fourth season (October 2015- June 2016) was a season of many firsts for Harriet & her new mate M15 (short for Male 2015).
Over 16 million viewers tuned in to watch Adult Eagles Harriet and Ozzie raise their 2 eaglets from birth to fledge. The 2014-2015 Nesting Season (October 2014-May 2015) marked the third year the nest was streamed live to the world, this time with two high definition cameras. E6 successfully developed and fledged the nest on Mar. E6 was last seen May 4 before leaving the area for good.
The 1st egg (E1/Hope) was laid on November 26 at pm., hatched January 1, 2013 at p.m. The 2nd egg (E2/Honor) was laid on November 29 at pm., hatched January 3, 2013 at .p.m. The 2013-2014 Nesting Season (October 2013-May 2014) brought many challenges to both the viewers and eagles. Ozzie and Harriett returned to the nest in October and laid two eggs in November. On March 17, 2015, Ozzie was found by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials and taken to the Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife, Inc.