Thanks Steven for the new thread. Anything about fixing the cam for weekend???Going over to tell new thread is up. brb
Well as I said on other thread Florida female left nest either came back or male did. You can read it on other thread whats been going on early am today also in other cams.Maybe they have fixed our still cam..live feed is down.
Tia 9:01amEST is wrestling all over Mei outside.
I just talked to Mits in beautiful sunny Ft. Lauderdale. She said to tell everybody hello! She is soaking up the sun this morning!
On cam 1 they have been showing Tai Shan's father (Tian Tian) until 9:06amEST when they changed cam 1 to Mei and Tai also.
Good moring all. Good to see you on this morning with us Sharon. Hi Dana. My guess is Steve just gave us a new thread from home. Have a good day all.
GOOD MORNING, EAGLE LOVERS,Have a great weekend...I have to work a few this morning.It's pretty coolish for CA this morning. Might be freezing in some areas.Jim
Good Morning! Glad to see our cam is holding it's own against the squiggle monster!
Yup, Jim, Hold on to your oranges!
Oh, that's right...forgot the cam is down :(:(
Wanted to give you a link while the weekend is young How to get to chat if Blogger is down as going through my BLOG won't work then either of course.Here is direct link. Go there and Bookmark if you want to have this info. Don't want to leave you out.http://chat.parachat.com/chat/login.html?room=For_the_Love_of_Eagles&width=600&height=400&lang=en This should work for anyone to get in. I know its working on Windows 98...we have a regular chatter with that. you will need to upgrade your java though probably do that at someplace called something like Java.com.OK time for me to eat. BBLI am going to turn on the chat here but if you come in remember to stay for a while as it may take folks a while to spot you. YES it is very possible to have the BLOG and chat windows open at the same time. But you will have to spend a little time to learn. Doing it when Chat is less busy is probably the best time to learn your way around chat. Also I believe the Chat transcript can all be copied to the BLOG if you are worried folks who just bLOG will miss out., No actually they will have 1 long post to read rather than sifting through lots of them. BUT I need participators to test my understanding of how this will work. Want to try that out today too. If you want the link emailed to you directly send request firstname.lastname@example.org
Blackwater Osprey cam gallery has been updated...
1 eagle at BW Osprey nest
Didn't see Florida leave this time was getting Mocha coffee. Although she/he I think she just flew back in 9:43amEST. This has happended a couple of times this morning. Either an exchange of nesting or she just goes out to get maybe food from him/potty comes back.I still believe there is at least one eaglet hatched. Just my opinion
eagle bw osprey
2 eagles BW Osprey
still 2 eagles at BW Osprey
Eagles at BW are gone
Good 'really late' morning! Thanks, Sharon for letting us know Mits arrived safely and is relaxing!!Glo Chat Room Link gets you there HOWEVER my 1st try got me into the Lobby and not our room.Be sure to get the ending of the link typed:For_the_Love_of_Eagles...then you get http://chat.parachat.com/ chat/code.php
OK I signed out of chat and am gonna try it cold just from the link I put here this morning. Will correct if I need to.Yes I am sure if your link doesn't have the For the love of Eagls you are going to lobby of para chat...You might nOT want to go there.
I'll return - started with a late morning and now I am 4 hrs behindmyself! Don't think I'll try to catchup... No Stress! This Lavendar aroma really does work!
OK I tried it with and without those width and height measurements. Both took me right to For the love of eagles chat. Not the lobby. I did see that other link in here one night but that was NOT the one I posted. it does ONLY get you to the lobby.This link works and gets you to our chat. It is http://chat.parachat.com/chat/login.html?room=For_the_Love_of_EaglesSo NO don't mess with the width and heith stuff on earlier post. You don't need that to get there. You do need the ending of For the Love of eagles though for sure!!!! Thanks Mema Jo....makes the link shorter for everyone, and a little longer for those who just headed to the lobby. LOL
LOL Mema Jo
Well, I was over there waiting to see if you logged in - just to welcome you. I will leave my comments - but need to sign out of Chat. BUT I will return...............
Eagle at BW Osprey
OK Mema well I am in the chat with 3 others. signed out to do the little experiment but am back there now with 2 others. Been there all morning most of us...off and on. Maybe we crossed paths in our experiment
moving cam out on florida 1:06pm EST
eagle still in bw osprey nest
Florida nest she is still there bet she has a eaglet (wink) 1:16pmEST message left
Florida eagle just flew out 2:11pmEST
2:12 back or the other one in
Awlfully windy in Maine
eagle in BW nest 2:38pmEST
gone 2:40pmEST eagle at BW nest
Eagle at BW eagle nest
Just peeking in for a brief minute. Glad you're keeping track of the FL nest, Dana I think all of us Momsters are thinking the same as you are in that there is at least one little chick (maybe more) in the nest.Wish an update would be made to confirm it - Going to be a long time before a chick is able to jump up from the bottom to the edge of that nest! lol See you later, Dana.
Hi Paula - I see you popped in from your busy day at work! Not much longer to go & you'll be going up the road! See you later.
Jo I am here and in chat with Iris we had a new person "lurker here" come in chat it was fun.
I am a double lol
Dana - I was in all by myself earlier today - left my comments for anyone who came in - Can't come in now - getting myself ready to go to church. Maybe this evening as I have so much fun in there! lol
I'm not convinced there is a chick yet in Florida....I haven't seen or heard anyone mention that they have seen any feeding going on....
Ok Jo see you after church did you get ahold of Mits???????????Me too Paula
GLO The shorter link I thought I had discovered for the Chat Room does only get you to the LOBBY! You do need to have For the Love of Eagles in the link...
Jo did you get ahold of Mits for Iris???????
Iris I reply by email information on Mits in Fl.
I guess you 2 are floating.......lol I just can't come over - it's too addictive: meaning once I am there I don't want to leave!!!!
Hi Mema it does have the For the Love of eagles in the link. I am watching Tai For the Love of Eagles in the link I am posting..but it is there and definitely needs to be.Back to the video...loving it!!!!
I have many differnt cams up, Florida, BW both, Tai and Mei, ours not working, blogger, chat, Maine, Kent and sometimes check in on Wavelit. I'm just an explorer...lol
LION ALERTLots of Lions on Wavelit.........
Reflections in the waterhole always interest this camera-controller...lol
That lion was thirsty
Iris said she seen them get a baby zebra the other day.
Snow is melting at Kent slowly
See the men in the truck with the light on the lions at Wavelit???
Paula informed you this morning...I am mentioning it again... Blackwater Osprey cam gallery has been updated...ALSO Eagle Cam Web Log has veryvaluable information by Lisa.
Really great information mema Jo, that Lisa does a good job of teaching us things doesn't she?Sharon, take good care of yourself and try and get some good rest! It is a very good healer in and of itself.((((hugs to all))))
I saw that Jo, and think I mentioned it too...Looks like our Dana is quite a picture snapper!!
Hey Dana, that was Patti0 that saw the lion get the baby zebra. kinda glad I didn't get to see that. Even tho, it is the way of nature.
Oh my senior moments ok I'll give you all my saying for years -- that's right years this just didn't come on me lol.My saying for myself "mind over matter if you ain't got no mind it just don't matter"....
Tai and Mei inside eating bamboo
4:11pmEST they are moving camera around in Florida...moving it way back to see entire tree. Don't see eagle in nest nor one around.
Anyone see an eagle in Florida??????????????????? Camera again is pulled back not quite as far but back. Hopefully she/he is down in nest and I can't see it. I left room came back don't know if it flew off. Surely when does comes back in seconds.
I think maybe I see a white head in nest... Still not sure.
Nope I was wrong eagle just flew back in. Sitting on edge of nest. Now going down into nest. Wow gone awhile but it is warm down there.
So that was 4:19pmEST for Florida looks like Mom in nest.
Eagle in BW osprey eating 4:23pmEST
When the eagle comes back into the nest in Florida. I DO NOT
SorryWhen the Eagle in Florida comes back into nest. I DO NOT see her/him trying to feed anything like a hatchling.
I think Tai wants to nurse. Following Mei around inside. Corner her she layed down and yep he's a pulling at her for the milk bar.
Eagle back at BW osprey 4:43pmEST
Ahhh Mei has her paw around Tai and she just put her nose to his. So loving...
both eagles in BW eagle nest 5:28pmEST
Hi Dana and is there anyone else hooked up right now? we are looking to get a lot of rain here in se Ky in the coming days. We have seen our share of flooding along the Cumberland River here in Harlan County. Army Corp of Engineers have been working here for years. I suppose we will see how well they have done if we ge all the rain that is forecast for us. Just got a minute to check in for now I pray all of you dear friends are well and looking forward to the new eagle season. God Bless - donna
Hello, anybody home? Going to watch a movie w/ son and GF,,,,BBL
Peeking in... No one here...Will check back later...
Hi Jo, Yep, pretty empty in here tonite, Paula, went to the movies huh? oh, I could go for some movie theatre popcorn... must find something to snack on now.
OK all. been a fairly slow day here. I am glad some folks stopped by to chat. Week ends can get pretty long just talking to my dogs. But they like it fine LOL. I di put a nw video on for the FL eagles tonight. Will BLOG?chat tomorrow evening for a while. I work tomorrow once I get through the messy weather we are having to get there LOL. Good Night all.
Yup, looks like it has been pretty quiet in here tonight....hope every one has had a nice evening...hitting the hay...talk to ya'll tomorrow!!
Time for me to sign out ...Good Night All Pleasant dreams & Peaceful sleep Prayers for all
Hello to anybody out there. the saints are winning! Tai is nursing (11:15 eagle time). Life is good.Health out there seems better? I hope.
I'M PROBABLY THE FIRST TO WISH YOU ALL A WONDERFUL SUNDAY!!IT'S PRETTY COLD IN CALIFORNIA NOW, AND THEY'RE GETTING THE SMUDGE POTS OUT IN AREAS WHERE THEY STILL RAISE CITRUS OUT HERE...DIDN'T KNOW THEY STILL USED THE POTS.HOPE YOU ARE DOING SUPER.HAPPY EAGLE WATCHING...JIM
Morning all 8:39amEST been looking at cams. Hi to all coming in today.Snowing at Maine nest pretty and glad it is there and not here. Nice to look at. Love hearing the eagles there calling.Not too much going on and with our site down. Good be depressing for some. Oh "still cam" work !
They are having changing of the guard in Florida nest again today. So hopefully there is a hatchling.
Good Morning, Eagleland The Maine cam was really pretty with the snow...thanks for the heads up Dana...you couldn't see that on the still cam...
You sure couldn't Paula.It is starting to lightly snow again in Maine. 9:44amESTTai and Mei have had their normal morning rumps and follow the leader.Been doing some other things but for me (maybe others) not too much action at BW.
eagle at bw osprey 9:55amEST
Some of us were talking in comments about the white pine put in the BW eagle nest. Well I found this and sent it to Lisa:http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/StratfordLandingES/Ecology/mpages/american_bald_eagle.htmall one line of course where it said this:Scientists think the reason eagles put sprigs of trees in their nests, is because the odor helps keep away parasites, such as blow flies. Eastern White Pine sprigs seem to be the eagles' top choice. Parasites could weaken, or even kill, a young eagle.
Morning Dana and Paula Lisa also had other comments about reasons for the white pine on her updated Eagle Cam Web Log. There is an eagle on osprey platform. Tai is sure giving Mei a hard time! Paula what pic you going to use - it's missing
Blogger Cop just tried to get me!I escaped fast...Hope he lets me post.
2 eagles at BW Osprey now
Thanks, Jo. I hadn't noticed....had to resize it....
1 at BW...Activity at FL
Looked like she was checking...
GOOD A.M. EAGLE BUDDIES----Snowing on MT nest in MAINE---Kent MT W/left over snow---EAGLE BW OSPREY nest---I have errands to run---usual SUN. A.M. things---w/check back in LATER---Bet MITS is upset---RAVENS were beaten by COLTS---BAD enough to lose---but to the COLTS--NOT FAIR---Hope she is enjoying SUN & ignoring football----TAKE CARE---
Paula - I love the little seal..Can't tell on BW still cam if it is windy or if it was the rain that has the eagle's feathers all ruffled..Need to go to store - OUT of bread!BRB
p.s TAI just took a limb of bamboo from MEI----He needs to learn to share----MEI'S NOT A GOOD EXAMPLE!----ho!----He always starts my day---SEE YOU ALL LATER---
Might be a chick head popping up, they keep zooming in
He looked pretty wet to me...had wings spread out...
Paula - you would think that if a chick was in FL nest we would see food being brought to the nest. I have no clue what the audubon was thinking by not having a camera angle down into that nest. It is just a guessing game. Was this just a switch & I missed it?
Jo Florida had a cam to put higher put the tree broke off so they couldn't put it up there. At least that is what they had told us.
I'm glad they had good intentions. It's a shame it didn't work out. Dana, Have you heard from Nilla??
Latest info on Florida from another forum....I sent an email to Lynda White this morning asking about the eagles, the lake, and alligators. Here is her quick reply: Hi, Judy, I think we have an eaglet, but haven't seen any feeding. The adults have been changing places on the nest, and I have seen both in the past few days sitting on the nest. The water is a small lake, and the birds fish there and some other nearby lakes. Alligators do prey on eagles, and we lose some every year when they are standing on the shore or in shallow water. Lynda
Thanks, Paula. We are not going to know for sure until feedings start or a little fuzzy head happens to pop up
No Jo haven't heard from Nilla since last night. I think she was staying at daughters (if this isn't another senior moment in my memory).Paula I love your seal...( :Thanks for info on Florida
I'm watching on animal planet I watched a giraffe with another giraffe fight over a female. How do they do it?? They brace their legs and throws their long necks against each other over and over.
The lions are still around the water hole on Wavelit. When there is a kill, usually the vultures come - but I haven't seen any yet. Mits had found out that after a kill, the lions lay around for 2-3 days sleeping.
Tai Alert Flat out & down!
Thanks, Dana and Jo...it is a Harp seal.
Are they endangered Paula? Where do they live at?
No, they are not endangered. These are the ones in Canada that you hear about on the news that get clubbed. Here's a link for more info.http://www.imma.org/harpseal.html
Or from wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harp_Seal
Thanks got the link I'll check it out. Sure is pretty.
Real loud crows at Maine calling.Spitting very lite snow now and again.
Eagles calling in MaineFlorida she is up 12:53pmEST
2:44pmEST Is Florida down???
They just cam back up, Dana
I just came back up ! lol Had a good restful nap...
BW ME WA all have Mt nestWV ??? not sure about that one!Looks like some snow has melted at Kent but it is still snowing in ME.The Little Prince looks to be outside with a honey crate while Mei looks to be inside with bamboo. Didn't check San Diego yet.I did not like one little bit the loss yesterday to the Colts! Very angry about that .. I really wanted Ravens to come away with a win.
You're wondering why I didn't mention FL.... Eagle still in nest swaying in the breeze. Hope Mits is have a good ole swinging time. It's great to touch base with friends I am thinking and maybe one of you can tell me - the beaks of the male and female adults - are they a little bit different ??? Just trying to see if I could know if a switch had been made. We use to be able to call it right with Freida & Frodo... lol
4:05 FL adult left nest5:10 adult flew into nest & settled in Very puzzling behavior. No food brought in.
UPDATE ON PREVIOUS COMMENT CONCERNING TIME OF ACTIVITY AT FLORIDA NEST 5:10 is 4:10 5 mins nest was unattended TYPO & NO TRASH CAN :(
Home from work. Tired and going to be calling it a day here fairly ealry. Not much going on except the puzzlement in FL I see. Tomorrow is another day with our eagles and their cams. OH yeah its a Holiday . Enjoy your day off if you have one LOL. Will Blog some tomorrow too. Enjoy your evening and have a Good Night
Good evening everybody. Have had internet problems all day so I couldn't get on the computer from home. I am at Donna and Thelma's now. Just wanted to check in and tell you all hello and I am thinking about you. Hope you have a wonderful evening.
Oh, hi Glo and Sharon. Sorry I missed you. Have a good evening. Very quiet in here this weekend. Wish our cam was working.
Well I just typed in a long post and somehow hit something that deleted it all - argh - don't remember all the details now, but it was basically that everyone take care of themselves and that I'm looking forward to a day 'off' tomorrow so I can work on my coursework from home and watch the cams and do some chatting with everyone, too. Heading downstairs to play the new Zelda game with hubby. Have a great night everyone!
Just stopping by to say good night.I see it was a slow evening for the blog but I hope everyone had an enjoyable evening. I'll see you all in the morning hours (late am)lol Well, it is a holiday! Good Night All Pleasant Dreams & peaceful sleep Prayers for all
Hello everyone and Good Night, too. So good to see our Eagle Eyed Sharon had checked in a little earlier. Hope everyone is well and gets the day off tomorrow. I am looking forward to it. I may do like Mema Jo and sleep a little late in the morning. God Bless you all and Iwill take time to read all entries tomorrow and catch up on all I have missed this weekend. Love you gals and guys. Mauley donna
Well, Good night/Good morning to all you eagle lovers...Have a good week, and maybe we will see some serious signs that they are getting ready for nesting this season.Don't let the little, ole ice storm I was just reading about get you. I was going to mention how cold it was out here (although we never have enough clothes for cold weather in CA, and it seems colder), but after reading that, I guess I'll let it go.Keep warm and safe,Jim
Good Morning Suzanne wherever you are in here (you have mail).Came in an eagle sitting in nest in BW eagle nest 6:42amESTgone 6:44amESTStarting to get light in Maine, hear the wind and water rough right now. It is a beautiful silhouette of a black tree against the blue water. Can't tell if anyone in nest yet.One just showed in osprey BW nestCan see in the dim of morning Florida eagles white head riding in nest.
Oh bet Suzanne is off today (holiday) she'll get plenty of sleep.
Morning all, heads up new thread.
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