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Tips to Help You Attract Hummingbirds to Your Backyard

WildWatch Weekly Tips to Help You Attract Hummingbirds to Your Backyard Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Why do we like hummingbirds? People enjoy watching hummingbirds for a variety of reasons, each stemming from the unique and captivating characteristics of these tiny birds. Firstly, their aerial acrobatics are mesmerizing to behold; hummingbirds can hover in mid-air, fly backwards, and dart about with incredible agility, showcasing a level of flight mastery unparalleled in the...

Eaglets have hatched! Spring nesting season in full swing.

WildWatch Weekly Eaglets have hatched! Spring nesting season in full swing. Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube We have Four Eaglets so far! We have had a busy eagle nesting season so far. With the unfortunate situation at the Pittsburgh Hays bald eagle nest earlier this season with their egg collapsing we now have two bald eagle nests to watch with eaglets! At the Little Miami Conservancy bald eagle nest there are three eaglets this year! The first eaglet, LM5, hatched on March...

Listening to Bats in your Backyard and Who is Talking

WildWatch Weekly Listening to Bats in your Backyard and Who is Talking Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Why are Bats Important? Having bats in your backyard is important for various reasons. Firstly, bats are highly effective natural pest controllers, consuming vast quantities of insects such as mosquitoes, moths, and beetles, which helps to control insect populations and reduce the need for chemical pesticides. Secondly, bats play a crucial role in pollination, aiding in the...

Nesting Season is Here: Bluebirds & Screech Owls

WildWatch Weekly Nesting Season in Here: Bluebirds & Screech Owls Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Spring Nesting Season Underway Our spring nesting season in our owl boxes and songbirds boxes at PixCams is well underway already. This is an early nesting season too. The earlier onset of spring songbird nesting season in Pennsylvania can be attributed to various environmental factors influenced by climate change. Warmer temperatures and shifting weather patterns are prompting...

Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Soon!

WildWatch Weekly Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Soon! Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Bald Eagle Egg Hatching Process We expect to see the first eagle hatch at the Little Miami Conservancy Bald Eagle Nest located in Miami, Ohio at PixCams.com this nesting season. We expect a hatch to start around March 25th. The hatching process of a bald eagle egg typically spans over a period of 35 to 38 days. It begins with the parent eagles carefully incubating the egg, taking turns to keep it...

Proven tips to attract finches to your bird feeder

WildWatch Weekly Proven tips to attract finches to your bird feeder Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube All About Finches If you enjoy watching our live streaming bird feeder camera systems you may have noticed a variety of small colorful birds feeding in great numbers on the feeders. Many of these birds you are seeing belong to the finch family. These are four finches you might see at our feeders. Pennsylvania is home to a diverse avian population, and among its feathered...

3 Bald Eagles Nests with Eggs this Season!

WildWatch Weekly 3 Bald Eagles Nests with Eggs this Season! Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Three Bald Eagles Nests with Eggs Second egg at USS bald eagles nest We are live streaming three different bald eagle nests this season on PixCams. All three nest have eggs this year. The first nest to get an egg was the Little Miami Conservancy bald eagle nest in Miami, Ohio. The Little Miami Conservancy pair is named Bette and Baker. They laid their first egg on February 19th,...

6 Benefits of Installing a Bat Box in your Backyard

WildWatch Weekly 6 Benefits of Installing a Bat Box in your Backyard Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Consider Installing a Bat Box Bats are the only mammals that fly. Their wings are thin membranes of skin stretched from fore to hind legs, and from hind legs to tail. The name of their order, Chiroptera, means “hand-winged.” Their long, slender finger bones act as wing struts, stretching the skin taut for flying; closed, they fold the wings alongside the body. In Pennsylvania...

5 Tips for Attracting Eastern Screech Owls to your Backyard

WildWatch Weekly 5 Tips for Attracting Eastern Screech Owls to your Backyard Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube About the Eastern Screech Owl The Eastern Screech Owl is a small and adaptable owl species native to North America. With a height of about 7 to 10 inches and a wingspan of 18 to 24 inches, these owls exhibit remarkable camouflage, varying in color from reddish-brown to gray, enabling them to blend seamlessly with their surroundings. They possess distinctive tufts or "ear"...

2024 Bald Eagle Season Underway!

WildWatch Weekly 2024 Bald Eagle Season Underway! Live Cams Latest Posts Store Facebook YouTube Welcome to WildWatch Weekly Welcome to the first edition of WildWatch Weekly as we embark on a thrilling journey through the untamed wonders of the natural world! Our first edition will cover the 2024 bald eagle nesting season with our 3 live streaming camera nesting sites! Pittsburgh Hays Bald Eagle Nest We have several major upgrades to the Pittsburgh Hays bald eagle nest cam this year. We have...