On the days you can't get outdoors, why not bring nature to your desktop? Web cams that monitor natural habitats provide a valuable research tool for wildlife biologists and other scientists. They are also a great way for the rest of us to glimpse animal behavior, undisturbed, in their natural habitat--sometimes witnessing behavior never before seen! Click on the links below to see some interesting online cams...
- American Eagle Foundation: nesting eagles http://www.nestingeagles.com/
- American Museum of Natural History: live butterfly cam http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/butterflies/cams.php
- James Reserve, San Jacinto Mountains: click on webcam observatory for several habita feeder stations, and nesting boxes: http://www.jamesreserve.edu/
- London Natural History Museum, Nature Cams: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/kids-only/naturecams/
- National Wildlife Federation: bald eagle cam http://www.nwf.org/eaglecam/webcam.cfm
- Montery Bay Aquairum, Live Web Cams: here you can choose to watch kelp forests, freshwater and sea otters, penguins, underwater outer bay, Montery Bay, and their aviary cam:http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/cam_menu.asp
- San Diego Zoo, panda cam: http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/ex_panda_station.html