Originally, this nest was occupied by the male, Thulane (the shy one) and the female, Emoyeni (upon the wind). Emoyeni is estimated to be between 35-40 years old and sometime in July or early August, 2016, another eagle joined them, then Emoyeni disappeared. The new eagle became Thulane's new mate. She was named Makatsa, meaning unexpected surprise. Read more here:
THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA
THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA - Q & A
Africam.com, in partnership with the Black Eagle Project Roodekrans, will again be watching as Thulane (aprox. 23 years old) and Makatsa (aprox. 4 years old) prepare for the upcoming nesting season - 2018.
Click HERE for the CAM
OR HERE (includes a brief history and photos showing placement of the camera)
The time there is GMT (UTC)
This year we have made major upgrades including a new camera, night vision and sound.
The time in Johannesburg has been put above the cam - for easy reference!
Be aware that these birds practise Cainism - or Siblicide!
Excellent Article to be found HERE
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This pair laid two eggs in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. In 2013, the pair laid 2 eggs, but they were not viable. Then 3 months later, a second clutch consisting of one egg was laid.
(Link to the 2010 thread.)
(Link to the 2011 thread)
(Link to the 2012 thread)
(Link to the 2013 thread)
(Link to the 2014 thread)
(Link to the 2015 thread)
- Cam On:
- eggs laid: First egg~May 4, 2018
- fledged: September 20, 2018
- Last seen in natal territory: