WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The weather might be lousy, but life is carrying on for wildlife outside and live web cameras are piping the spectacle into the homes of millions of people.
Millions of nature lovers from around the world are watching eaglets in northeast Iowa hatching under the watchful eye and warm bottom of a parent while a web cam captures the activity live the Decorah Fish Hatchery. The first beak could be seen poking out from inside the egg on Friday evening.
Tune in and catch the action, which should pick up today.
These eagles have been attracting about four million page visits a day for the past month to www.raptorresource.org in anticipation of the hatching.
The website has many video clips of the eagle pair preparing their nest, feasting on prey and laying the eggs.
But you can save time and concentrate your interest by viewing the attached professionally produced film feature about an eagle family from the Nature TV program. If the flash player above doesn't work for you, go to the Nature website.