One Montana osprey cam reminds viewers that it “is not a Disney movie.” The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, which views its many cams as key tools to recruit new bird-lovers, occasionally puts a warning on the screen when things get gruesome, along with a little context, said Charles Eldermire, who manages the cams.
The lab might, for example, explain that “hatching asynchrony” — when one chick hatches before another — can produce one stronger chick that hogs resources and starves out the others.
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But for the first spring in a decade, the camera is dark, and a note on the institute’s website offers only a two-sentence explanation.
“Regrettably, the cam will not be operating this season due to the increasingly aggressive actions of certain viewers the last two years,” it begins.
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If you were to quit right here, you'll quickly find out that you can't scroll on the webpage.That's because scrolling functionality was also disabled with the Lightbox modal, so we need to reenable it.Now just close the developer tools view and read to your heart's content.“There’s a lot of wing-flapping going on,” he recalled.“The younger of the two had worked its way to the edge, and the older one went for the kill. And it’s all live on camera.” [Two bald eaglets hatched in Southwest Washington] Brodeur retrieved the chick from the brambles below, but it died of malnourishment at a wildlife center that night. Viewer calls and emails started pouring in, some bordering on threatening.One time, Eldermire said, a hawk “squeezed the life” out of a starling chick on camera, prompting a warning to viewers that they’d see predation.