Learn more about the wild American bald eagles that live here in the Garden as well as general information about the bird. Viewers around the world have watched as this family has raised 19 eaglets in the years since through our “Eagle Cam.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Got a question about what you are seeing? Here are answers to some of the more frequently asked questions. Learn more …
A Timeline of Eagles at Norfolk Botanical Garden
The eagles built their first nest at Norfolk Botanical Garden in the fall of 2003. Nineteen eaglets have hatched and fifteen have fledged from the nest since then. Learn more…
See videos of earlier action at the nest. Watch now
Eagles Around the World
The American bald eagle is just one of many different types of eagles found around the world. See a list of different eagles.
Keep up to date with the events in the nest by reading a blog on the eagles by the Center for Conservation Biology at William & Mary. Learn more …
See who else is watching the cam!
Eagle watching draws viewers from around the world. Want to see who else is fascinated by the cam? Learn more…
Eaglets Make Learning Fun!
Let’s face it, learning about wildlife is a quite a bit easier when you can watch it…live. Want to see if your school is among those who can’t stop watching the Eagle Cam? Learn more…
- Download “Flying High With The Fledglings (.pdf)” – a special teacher’s resource
- What are students saying? See for yourself
Birding in the Garden
The Garden also is a good place to see quite a few species of birds. Visitors may see up to 95 different species throughout the year. See a complete list of birds in the Garden.
Our education department also offers a variety of birding programs. See our calendar for details.
Talk With Other Watchers
Norfolk Botanical Garden Eagles Forum – A forum about
our eagles set up by dedicated watchers
About the Without Boundries – Wild Eagle Encounters Program
This program was made possible through a grant from the Chase Community Giving Program. Learn more.