4 Baby Bird Cams You Should Watch This Spring
From sleepy bald eaglets to clamoring owlets, get a bird's-eye view of new families in their nests.
Nothing says spring quite like little beaks clamoring to be fed.
Across the United States, video cameras installed near nests are making avian stars out of baby birds and their parents, from bald eagles to great horned owls.
These unobtrusive cameras offer both scientists and the general public a valuable window into birds' tantrums, messy meals, and sibling rivalry. (Related: "Five Bald Eagle Cams to Watch Now.")
Some of these youngsters have been living large for weeks now, while others are too small to do much but snuggle under mom and dad.
To avoid disturbing these new families, the cameras illuminate nests with infrared light, which birds aren’t able to see.
Here's our pick for the season's best nest cams.
These bald eagles,