Hawaii albatross eggs about to hatch on webcam


This 2013 video says about itself:

Laysan Albatross Courtship Dance

Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii

From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in the USA today:

Albatross Eggs About To Hatch Live On Cam

The Kauai Laysan Albatross cam is back for a new season with three nests featuring all-new breeding pairs for 2018.

Take a trip to the north shore of Kauai and watch along as all three nesting pairs wrap up their 2-month incubation and prepare for hatching within the week! (visit the Laysan Albatross FAQ page for information on this year’s nesting pairs) The first egg is likely to begin hatching tomorrow, Friday, January 26. Tune in now to experience the hatching of these magnificent seabirds live on camera! Watch cam.

While the albatrosses might be the stars of the show, the cam site is also home to many other species of birds. You’ll see (and hear) feral chickens, foraging Hawaiian Geese (known as “Nene” in Hawaii), wandering Hawaiian Moorhens, and inquisitive Common Myna going about their business throughout the day.

In addition to capturing the commotion near the nests, the cam’s new position will grant viewers a breathtaking panorama of the nest sites in a field adjacent to a steep bluff over the Pacific Ocean. Here we’ll discover the intricacies of albatross air traffic control, where soaring adults will arrive and take off for their oceanic foraging trips, and soon-to-be fledglings will take long walks and stretch their wings to prepare for their first flights over the bluff.

A special thanks to the cam site’s private landowner and to our partners at the Kauai Albatross Network for helping to guide the Kauai Laysan Albatross cam into its fifth season. We hope you enjoy sharing in the adventures of another magical breeding season live from the Garden Island!

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