Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Sunday

New thread. Got back from Delware last night, now off to CT for a few days.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Thanksgiving

Turkey Day thread.

Steve has been watching our eagles closely and decided to set up the exclusion area around the nest because of all of the nest activity. A good sign.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Thursday Update


Jo Sent Steve W and I a few pics from this AM. Above is one of them.

Steve is pretty convinced now that the bird hanging out yesterday is one of the original fledges from the NCTC nest, probably a male. He will likely set up a territory with 5-10 miles of here, find a mate, and work to build a new nest.

Thursday

New thread.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Wednesday



The shot above was captured this AM. Steve W. and I have discussed, and it seems like there are a couple of things that could be going on. First off, it is one of our adult eagles that has been eating carrion of some sort, like a dead deer and has not cleaned up yet.

It could be an adult that has gotten into a scrap with another critter.

Steve's first impression is that it may be a new eagle, and if so, because of the mottling on the head, could be one of the eaglets hatched four years ago in this nest. We'll need to keep a close eye to determine if this is the case. If it is a juvenile, it will be chased off by the adults.

There are other scenarios as well, but these seem the most likely to us.

Update 1:27 pm:

Steve W. just stopped in and said that he is more confident that the bird this AM is a four year old eagle. There's an eagle perched over the nest now, so we'll keep watching.

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Thursday



I looked at 7:10 and nothing, so I was ten minutes to early...new thread with snapshot from Suzanne.

First pic of royal couple thread