Cameras show newly nesting National Arboretum bald eagles

 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19: One of the eagles rests as the evening approaches. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
 3:15 p.m. Feb. 19: The eagle peeks around its nest. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
 11:37 p.m. Feb. 18: One of the eagles rests as the night goes on. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
 6:50 p.m. Feb. 18: Darkness falls on the eagles’ nest. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
5:45 p.m. Feb. 18: The eagle nests as the sun begins to set. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
 4:15 p.m. Feb. 18: A sunny afternoon at the eagles’ nest. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
11:30 a.m. Feb. 18: After a short flight, one of the eagles nestles back in. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
11:30 a.m. Feb. 18: After a short flight, one of the eagles nestles back in. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG)
1:10 a.m. Feb. 18: One of the eagles awakens in the nest overnight. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
1:10 a.m. Feb. 18: One of the eagles awakens in the nest overnight. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
6:50 p.m. Feb. 17: One of the eagles rests after another day of nesting in D.C. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
5:20 p.m., Feb. 17: The eagle watching continues as it nests. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
A breezy Wednesday afternoon doesn't seem to bother this eagle. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
4:05 p.m., Feb. 17: A breezy Wednesday afternoon doesn’t seem to bother this eagle. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
The sun comes out as an eagle keeps watch. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
10:45 a.m. Feb. 17: The sun comes out as an eagle keeps watch. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
The watch continues.  (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
9:15 a.m. Feb. 17: The watch continues. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) ((© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.))
10:12 p.m. Feb. 16: An eagle at the nest as the night sets in. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
10:12 p.m. Feb. 16: An eagle at the nest as the night sets in. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
7:15 p.m., Feb. 16: The rain and snow have ended in the region after a weather roller coaster over the past two days. Still, the eagle sits in the nest. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
 6 p.m. Feb. 16: An eagle at the nest as the sun starts to set in D.C. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
 4:55 p.m. Feb. 16: An eagle adjusts the nest on Tuesday afternoon. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
The watch continues. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
12 noon Feb. 16: The watch continues. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG)
1:30 a.m. Feb. 16: A small shift in position, but basically no changes. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
10:30 a.m. Feb. 16: A small shift in position, but basically no changes. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
8:33 a.m. Feb. 16, 2016: An eagle protects the nest in the rain and cold.  (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
8:33 a.m. Feb. 16, 2016: An eagle protects the nest in the rain and cold.  (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
7:15 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: As darkness falls around the region, the eagles stay and nest. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
3:30 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: One of the eagles in its nest at the National Arboretum. “The First Lady” laid the first egg Feb. 10, and a second on Valentine’s Day. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
2 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: The eagle adjusts the eggs in the nest at the National Arboretum. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
2 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: The eagle adjusts the eggs in the nest at the National Arboretum. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
(© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
1:10 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: The eagle nests atop a Tulip Poplar tree in the National Arboretum. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
1:05 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: “The First Lady” laid the first egg Feb. 10, and a second on Valentine’s Day. If all goes well, the eggs should hatch in mid-March. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
Viewers from around the world have been watching the pair via two live-streaming high-definition video cameras. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
1:05 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: Viewers from around the world have been watching their pair via two live-streaming high-definition video cameras. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.) (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
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11:30 a.m. Feb. 18: After a short flight, one of the eagles nestles back in. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
1:10 a.m. Feb. 18: One of the eagles awakens in the nest overnight. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
A breezy Wednesday afternoon doesn't seem to bother this eagle. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
The sun comes out as an eagle keeps watch. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
The watch continues.  (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
10:12 p.m. Feb. 16: An eagle at the nest as the night sets in. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
The watch continues. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
1:30 a.m. Feb. 16: A small shift in position, but basically no changes. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
8:33 a.m. Feb. 16, 2016: An eagle protects the nest in the rain and cold.  (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
2 p.m., Feb. 15, 2016: The eagle adjusts the eggs in the nest at the National Arboretum. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
(© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)
Viewers from around the world have been watching the pair via two live-streaming high-definition video cameras. (© 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG.)

WASHINGTON — A pair of bald eagles who are nesting at the U.S. National Arboretum in D.C., will be busy tending to their future family, after two eggs were laid over the weekend.

The American Eagle Foundation says the eagles, nicknamed “Mr. President” and “The First Lady,” have been nesting at the National Arboretum since October 2014. Last summer, the pair successfully raised one healthy eaglet.

Viewers from around the world have been watching their pair via two live-streaming high-definition video cameras. The eagles’ nest is atop a Tulip Poplar tree, surrounded by the Arboretum’s azalea collection.

“Live-streaming cameras that feature our nation’s symbol in our nation’s capital … you can’t get much more American than that,” American Eagle Foundation Founder and President Al Cerere said in a news release. “It’s a great addition to our Nest Cam Program and we hope it brings joy to a lot of people.”

“The First Lady” laid the first egg Feb. 10, and a second on Valentine’s Day. If all goes well, the eggs should hatch in mid-March.

The eagle-cam system at the National Arboretum is entirely solar powered by a system designed and built by students and staff from Alfred State College, School of Applied Technologies.

To watch the live stream, click here.

For the eagle fans, a  bald eagle is nesting in Pennsylvania too. View that lives stream here.

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