Broadcast lives Eagles broke the record for hits on the Internet

Video in real time, transmitting the eagle family life, brought together more than 95 million views. It is reported by TechCrunch.

The camcorder is installed near the nest of eagles in the city of Decorah, Iowa. On page live on Ustream hosting users can 24 hours a day to observe the life pair of eagles and their offspring. Broadcasting was launched in February 2010, but began to gain massive popularity in February 2011, shortly before the chicks to the light.

According to Ustream, the average amount of time spent by one person to view the broadcast, is 6 hours and 10 minutes, and total time display of all users is more than 20 million man-hours.

Experts say video hosting, with 95 million views broadcast life eagles became the most popular direct ether in the history of the Internet. For comparison, a recent broadcast the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on YouTube attracted 72 million hits. However, listening marriage was conducted just a few hours, while the eagles to establish the record needed a much longer period of time.

To view your video in the history of the Internet as a whole (including indirect translations) is a clip of Justin Bieber’s song “Baby” from 539 million hits.

Observation of the habits of animals in real time is not an entirely new entertainment network users. So, in early 2007 broadcast from a webcam located in the Estonian Reserve, provides real-time monitor the feeding of wild boars and other animals, was a hit Russian Internet segment.