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HatchWatch Clock 2018
|Egg 1|| 29 days (broken egg March 14)
On the morning of February 13, 2018 the first egg was revealed at 7:35am
after egg rolling behavior was observed at 6:48am. The camera stream
was off between 6pm and 6am, therefore the Hays HatchWatch Clock
was started with a ‘guesstimated’ time of 11:59pm on February 12.
Hatchwatch: March 20 was the expected hatch date
|Egg 2||33 days 3 hours 41 minutes 34 seconds
On February 15, 2018 the second egg was laid at 2:48pm.
Hatchwatch: March 22
|Egg 3||29 days 33 minutes 35 seconds
On February 19, 2018 the third egg was laid at 5:56pm.
Hatchwatch: March 26
The Hatchwatch Clock counts up from the time the egg is laid.
Bald eagle eggs take 35 days to hatch on average.
First eggs may take longer as they are often not intensely incubated until the arrival of the second egg.