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WATCH LIVE: Florida bald eagles enjoy arrival of one eaglet

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Posted at 2:20 PM, Dec 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 12:07:39-05

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Florida eagle's nest welcomed the arrival of one eaglet Saturday. American bald eagle Harriet and her mate M15, await the arrival of the second eaglet, whose egg has not yet hatched.

A live camera shows the nest:

The Eagle Story

The eagle cam was launched in October of 2012 and over 16 million viewers watched Eagles Harriet and Ozzie raise their two eaglets. 

Ozzie and Harriet continued to expand their family in the Fall each year and the video camera was there to capture it all. In March of 2015, Ozzie was found by the FWC and taken to a clinic for rehabilitation after he showed signs of disorientation and injury. He was treated for 97 days and released back into the wild near the nest. 

Ozzie was seen near the nest on Saturday, September 19 of 2015 and on September 27 he got into a fight with another male eagle in the area. Ozzie was injured and passed away two days later. 

That's when M15 came into the picture. Harriett and M15 (male 2015) bonded in October in 2015 and Harriett laid two eggs which successfully hatched. 

Dick Pritchett Real Estate provides this live look at the Southwest Florida nest from three cameras near the nest. 

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