This video captures the time and effort it took to mount a birdcam on a light tower overlooking Cornell University's athletic fieldOne of the many things that I love about all this newly affordable miniaturised technology is the astonishing number of birdcams that are sprouting up all around the world. These birdcams are providing the general public with an unprecedented "bird's eye view" of a growing number of animal species for the first time in the history of mankind. This can only be good for animals and for conservation. This video provides a behind-the-scenes look at the expertise and effort that went in to mounting the red-tailed hawk cams on the light tower that is nearly 80 feet (24.4 metres) above Cornell University's athletic field. This pair of red-tailed hawks, Buteo jamaicensis, has been nesting on this particular light tower for at least the past four years. In 2012,...
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