Friday, December 14, 2012

reindeer; Caledonia, Michigan


Reindeer and caribou are the same animal.  Males tend to lose their antlers before Christmas, which is why many people believe that Santa’s reindeer are actually female.  Watch them here live. 


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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hagia Sophia; Istanbul, Turkey


Originally a basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum, the Byzantine Hagia Sophia is one of the oldest churches in the world and is famous in particular for its massive dome.


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image cRobert Raderschatt via Wikipedia

Friday, November 2, 2012

polar bears; Churchill, Canada


The world’s largest land carnivore, polar bears have one of the longest fasts of any animal--from July through November--and by October they are mighty hungry.  Watch the polar bears via webcam.


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image c2012 Carole Terwilliger Meyers 
updated 4-7-18


Wednesday, October 24, 2012

grizzly bears; Katmai National Park & Preserve, Alaska, U.S.A.


Grizzlies hibernate during winter, and leave their den in April or May.  See the Katami National Park brown bears webcam at Brooks Falls on the Alaska Peninsula located across from Kodiak Island.


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image c2012 Carole Terwilliger Meyers
updated 4-7-18


Sunday, September 23, 2012

Oktoberfest: Munich, Germany


Oktoberfest just began again in Munich.



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video c2011 Carole Terwilliger Meyers
updated 4-7-18

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Zion National Park; near Springdale, Utah


This Zion National Park webcam is posted near the southern entrance at the Zion Canyon Theatre.


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image c2012 Carole Terwillliger Meyers

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Main Street; Sierra City, California


Positioned above the Sierra Country Store porch, this Sierra City webcam is pointed at this mountain berg’s Main Street. 


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image c2012 Carole Terwillliger Meyers

Friday, July 27, 2012

fish at Birch Aquarium at Scripps; La Jolla, California--WEBCAM DEACTIVATED


This cam lets you dive into a two-story, 70,000-gallon tank without getting wet!  You’ll see leopard sharks, garibaldi (the bright orange fish), eels, barracuda, giant sea bass, and more.  Weekly dive shows occur at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.


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image from Birch Aquarium website 

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Royal resort; Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya, Mexico


Though this webcam at The Royal resort in Play del Carmen takes a while to load, the result is worth the wait.  Each guest room has its own terrace--90 percent with a hammock—and indoor whirlpool hot tub for two. 


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image ©2012 Carole Terwillliger Meyers

Friday, June 15, 2012

Eiffel Tower; Paris, France



This icon was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris.  He was also involved in building the Statue of Liberty in the U.S.  This webcam is focused on the Eiffel Tower.



image from Wikipedia

Friday, May 11, 2012

snow eagle nest; Ellsworth, Maine


This snow eagle nest is being monitored by biologists from Biodiversity Research Institute.


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image courtesy of website 
updated 4-4-18

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Red-tail hawks' nest; Ithaca, New York


Two webcams are focused on this red-tail hawk nest perched atop a 70-foot-high light pole on the athletic field at Cornell University.  It takes 50 days for the eggs to hatch.  At times you will see the male, Big Red, and the female, Ezra. 



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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Peregrine falcon family; San Francisco, California



The Peregrine falcons have done it again! Four new chicks have hatched in their nest on the 33rd floor of the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. building in downtown San Francisco. The chicks hatched on April 1, no fooling!  Webcam focused on Peregrine falcon nest.  


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updated 5-12-16; 4-4-18

Saturday, March 10, 2012

bald eagles; Santa Barbara, California


See the huge nest these bald eagles built for egg-hatching on Santa Cruz Island in Channel Islands National Park.

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updated 4-8-18

Friday, March 2, 2012

Northern Lights; Fairbanks, Alaska


You need some luck and to stay up late at night to see these dancing green northern lights in the night sky.


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3-4-13 update:  now must pay membership to view

Friday, February 24, 2012

Winter the celebrity dolphin; Clearwater, Florida


If you’ve seen the delightful movie “Dolphin Tale,” you’ll especially enjoy viewing this webcam focused on dolphin star Winter’s tank at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. This is where the story originated. Three webcams are hooked up; if one isn’t working, try the others.


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updated 4-8-18

Friday, February 10, 2012

hummingbirds; Orange County, California


Looks like spring is thinking about springing! An egg hatched in this hummingbird nest this morning. Check it out at:


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Friday, February 3, 2012