More than eagles: Check out these amazing bird web cams

WASHINGTON — The eagle cameras are off-the-charts popular, but bird lovers might want to stretch their wings a little and check out some other amazing bird cameras online.

The stars of the Chesapeake Conservancy’s wildlife webcams are back: the peregrine, the heron and the osprey.

The peregrine falcon

Jody Couser, a spokeswoman for the conservancy, said the peregrine falcon was on the brink of extinction due to DDT, a pesticide used in the 1970s.

“Conservationists, including those from the Peregrine Fund, worked very hard to bring the species back,” she said.

Couser said that in the ’70s, conservationists released a peregrine over the Chesapeake Bay.

“That peregrine flew off and landed on the 33rd floor of the Transamerica Building, which continues to…

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