Bluebird Nest Box Cam And Bird Feeder Cam In HD

Bluebird Nest Box Cam And Bird Feeder Cam In HD

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Bluebird Nest Box Cam And Bird Feeder Cam In HD

Bluebird Nest Box Cam And Bird Feeder Cam In HD

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BLUEBIRD NEST BOX CAM LOCAL EASTERN TIME











Check in Mondays and Thursdays from 4-6 PM EST to chat with us about bird feeders and birds. Come have a good laugh with us.

UPDATE (1-19-15):Due to some internet problems we cannot stream audio until our new internet provider comes through. We hope to stream audio when the Bluebirds start nesting. We are sorry for the inconvenience. We are now streaming our bird feeders in HD!!! We will stream them until Spring or until our Bluebirds start building a nest. Also we have a Hawkeye HD Nature Camera which will be put in a new birdbox!!! Until then watch and chat with us while watching the birds at the feeders. You can now send us an email at bluebirdnestboxcam1@gmail.com

CAM INFORMATION:
I have 2 cams, the bird feeder cam is a Logitech c920 Pro 1080p HD Webcam. The 2nd cam is a Hawkeye HD Nature Camera, The Logitech Webcam is on a 12ft USB extension cable. The Hawkeye Camera came with a 100ft extension cable. The Hawkeye Camera has IR Nightvision so it can be placed in a Bluebird box. The Logitech Camera connects to the computer by USB. The Hawkeye Camera is plugged into a DVR which is plugged in to USB.

COMPUTER INFORMATION:
The computer that we use is a Dell Optiplex 745. The computer runs on Windows XP. The computer is plugged into a Linksys Router,which is a repeater for a Westell Router. The computer streams the cam through Adobe Flash Live Media Encoder. It makes our stream a whole lot clearer and smoother.

WHEN DO YOU STREAM?
I try to stream daily unless we are on vacation or something different. Usually I start the Bird Feeder cam sometime in the morning and it streams until dark. I start the Bluebird cam when they start building a nest and I turn it off sometime in the night. When she lays eggs I stream 24/7 through incubation, hatching,and fledging.

DO YOU HAVE AN OFF SEASON?
Yes we do have an off season. We start streaming in the Winter, then in Spring the Bluebirds start nesting,Then in late Summer the cams get turned off and stay off until early Winter.

DO YOU HAVE ANY NEW CAMS?
Yes I do,this year (2015) I added two new cams, the first is a Logitech c920 Pro HD Webcam. The 2nd is a Hawkeye HD Nature Camera. They both have audio, we are excited about these 2 new additions.

CLUTCH #2 2014 SEASON!
Egg #1 laid morning (6-8-14) Hatched (6-25-14) 6:00 AM EDT
Egg #2 laid morning (6-9-14) Hatched (6-25-14) 6:44 AM EDT
Egg #3 laid morning (6-10-14) Hatched (6-25-14) 9:15 AM EDT
Egg #4 laid morning (6-11-14) Hatched (6-25-14) 9:43 AM EDT
Egg #5 laid morning (6-12-14) Non-Viable
4th baby disappeared,3rd baby fledged (7-13-14),Other 2 babies fledged (July 14, 2014)

CLUTCH #1 2014 SEASON!
Egg #1 (4-12-14) Laid in the morning.Hatched (5-1-14) 8:12 AM EDT
Egg #2 (4-13-14) 8:23 A.M. EDT.Hatched (5-1-14) 8:39 AM EDT
Egg #3 (4-14-14) 8:01 A.M. EDT.Hatched (5-1-14) 9:06 AM EDT
Egg #4 (4-16-14) 8:35 A.M. EDT.Hatched (5-1-14) 9:40 AM EDT
Egg #5 (4-17-14) 9:12 A.M. EDT.Hatched (5-1-14) 4:35 PM EDT.
All 5 babies fledged (May 19, 2014)

Bluebird Nest Box Cam 2014-15 Season
Cam went LIVE December 27, 2014

New Chat Hours:Beginning December 27th chat will be open during these hours.
Monday-Friday: 24/7
Saturday-Sunday: 24/7
*These hours will change throughout the year.

Cam Hours:Beginning December 27,2014,The cam will be running during these hours.
Monday-Friday: Usually starts about 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM EST and runs until dark.
Saturday-Sunday: Usually starts about 9:00 AM-11:00 AM EST and runs until dark.
*These hours will change throughout the year.

We will not be on the same camera all year long.We have a second camera installed in a Bluebird box.The camera in the box is a Hawkeye HD Nature Camera.When nesting season starts we will be on it more often.

This year (2015) We added 2 new cams,the first is a Logitech c920 Pro HD Webcam. The second camera we added is a Hawkeye HD Nature Camera. The Logitech Webcam is viewing bird feeders. The Hawkeye Camera is inside a Bluebird box. They both have audio. We are excited about these two new additions.

Useful Links:

Eastern Bluebird: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/eastern_bluebird/lifehistory

A lot of birds in our area: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Field_Guide/Birds/Eastern_US_and_Canada


Links about Bluebirds sent in by oulaigledare (Suzie Cooper)

http://www.arkive.org/eastern-bluebird/sialia-sialis/

http://www.nabluebirdsociety.org/Fact/bluebirdfacts.htm

http://www.nabluebirdsociety.org/PDF/FAQ/NABS%20factsheet%20-%20Monitoring%20-%2024May12%20DRAFT.pdf

https://americanexpedition.us/eastern-bluebird-facts

http://www.nabluebirdsociety.org/PDF/FAQ/NABS%20factsheet%20-%20Getting%20Started%20-%2024May12%20DRAFT.pdf

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