Good Morning everyoneThis is your eagle dad for today.
And you are #1 in our books, Dave, thanks for the headsup.....thank you, Steven, are you going away this weekend???
Yes, Sharon it is exciting.....
Hi mits I hope that you and everyone herehas a great and safe 4th Indiana Dave
Dave thanks for the heads up..Did you get the pics Suzanne took that I sent you?Steven thank for the new thread.Good Thursday Morning Magpie, Sharon, Mits, Norma, Dave. Those out there looking in Megan, Sandra, and Carol ( :Mits cribs oh boy the gals are going to love seeing you again ( : ( :
Ooooppp Good Thursday Morning to Thelma who was on earlier ( :
and they are nice cribs, too, I searched the internet here and found an operation run by a MOM....and she was so sweet...and I felt very comforatable doing business with her
Hi wvgal_danaYes i got them ok and they weregreat photos.ThanksIndiana Dave
Awwwww that always makes you feel comfortable when you find someone nice like that Mits. ( :
GOOD MORNIN' INDIANA DAVE & DANA--MORNIN' AGAIN HELEN !!----CONGRATS!! INDIANA DAVE--You are our #1 EAGLE DAD today & every day!!---send us an update on your EAGLETS when you have time!!--wishing you a GREAT 4th!!!!
Different view of the cam for the hummers neat !! Take a look....
DANA---When you say THELMA---do you mean NILLA?----so many new names--I have to stop & think!!!---ho!
WEATHER FOR NCTC NESTThis AfternoonPartly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. » ZIP Code Detail TonightMostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Independence DayPartly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph...becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent. Friday NightCloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph in the evening... becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 50 percent. AMEN
GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE...Hope you have an exciting, interesting day.C(°ﮡ°)DJim
Good Morning! And Happy TGIF to all our Moms and Dads!Lil birdie in the nest
Thanks Dave, our #1 Eaglet Dad and Steve for the new thread!
Today is my grandson--"CARM'S" BIRTHDAY!!!----(Burzie Carmellus Baker, IV)---He is GREAT KID!!! -- will be coming north tomorrow with his 2 sisters!!----LIFE IS GOOD!
Good Morning Paula and Jim ( :No Norma Thelma is T-Bird on the blog...You met her if you went to the nest (which I didn't) also she was at the dinner LAST SEASON. This Season she stayed at motel with Buddy her Bassett Hound...Do you remember a doggie sitting in drivers set of Gene and Wandas RV????????
MORNIN' MOVIN-JIM---PAULA & BLUEFIELD SHARON!!!!
NatureNut It wasn't me I got Suzanne's pics just fine. Megan didn't so I sent them to her and she then could open them. I also sent them to Ind. Dave.
THANKS DANA!!---On the 'old' blog this am---T-BIRD was our #1 EAGLE MOM!!!!----(didn't you all used to call NILLA---THELMA??)
Not me Norma it was something between Mits and Nilla if I remember correctly......HELP ME OUT HERE MITS????????
Mits and Nilla were Thelma and Louise!
can't remember, was I Thelma or Louise:)?????
'BUTA BUTA' at the ATLANTA ZOO is a sleeping in the sun---outside on her play bed----She is ADORABLE to watch!!---But now that she is by herself---we hardly get to watch her playing----We see sleeping & eating---or eating & sleeping!!---another 'LITTLE IMP'!
and that is the true life of a panda,,,sleep, eat, and poop.
Hi Everyone, It thought I would post the results of the "FISH game" here in case I missed someone.Magpie remembers someone being a Blue Marlin, but we can't find the post. So I thought...maybe they posted it on the Blog???...Will the Blue Marlin please send us your name so I can add it here? Looks like 32 have now played the "game"...Any others care to try? Discover your "inner fish"http://www.worldwildlife.org/ waveforward/ fishGame. html?enews= enews0608cor try: http://tinyurl.com/5c774v Atlantic Cod - Iris, Deb, Candy, Dana, Cindi, Vicky, Jim, Lynne = 8BlueFin Tuna - Lolly, EESharon, Geula, Paula, Helen, Ceil, Genie, Donna, AnneMarie, Ophelia(Phil), Suzanne, Gene = 12Blue Marlin - (unknown) = 1Hammerhead Sharks - Jo, Norma, Chrissy, Megan, Belle, Delphia(Bird Girl)= 6Sailfish - Larry, Wanda, Bev(Blondie), Robyn = 4Swordfish - Magpie(Margy) = 1 (our number 1 protector!!! )Have a GREAT Day!!!
SHARON---are you spending the holiday at the lake too!!---That will be fun!!---Heard Greenbrier area would be having good weather??----ENJOY!!
Blue Fin Tuna Rules!
BOOYAH FOR THE BLUEFINS!
HELEN---Are your little 'darlings' arriving today?---That will be a FUN 4th --- & will get better every year!!!!---ENJOY!
Normabyrd, I am going to the lake after work tomorrow but probably coming back home tomorrow night. They have a boat parade and fireworks on the lake tomorrow night. This is at Claytor Lake in Virginia, not near the Greenbrier area.
YES, NORMA, they are arriving later today, and, so is hubby....busy weekend, then hubby's relatives from the MidWest arrive next weekend.
Parent arrived with child right behind. Parent left and child mantling!
I have read that "MORE" isn't always BEST!!!---Isn't that CORRECT!!--------------------------JO--CHRISSY--MEGAN & BELLE!!---
INDIAN RIVER BAY, DELAWARE OSPREY NEST....They are getting big.
SET ME STRAIGHT SHARON!!---When I hear weather forecast in WV---I just supposed that BLUEFIELD was included in the GREENBRIER VALLEY? is that wrong?
CAPE HENELOPEN OSPREY NEST...T his one has sound, but not very good.
Normabyrd, Greenbrier is northeast of here but not sure if they include us in their forecast.
Blue Marlin is NatureNut Loretta
CARMEL CLAM CAMthis has many nice cams with sound, and you can even see the smoke from the fires sometimes.
Beautiful to see our juvie on Live Feed this morning! And a Good Good Morning to All Of You In Eagle Land!Sounds as though everyone is getting ready to celebrate the 4th! The year has gone by fast - and it doesn't slow down for anyone or anything so you just have to Go With The Flow
Iris Atlantic Cod =Iris, Deb, Candy, Dana, Cindi, Vicky, Red (he posted on blog), Jim, Carol (she posted on blog), and Lynn=10I also think 1 more for BlueFins is Hedgie=13I got same for Hammerhead, Sailfish, Swordfish that you do
There are 2 new entries on the Moose Cam from June & July http://moosewatch.com/
Good Thursday Morning Jo ( :
Jo hummingbird feeder is closer
Jo or anyone what is Lynn's blog name?????
WOW DANA!!---You are GOOD!!
and the sound is back on the hummer cam....
talk about GREAT MINDS!!!-----WOW! HELEN---
ok hummer feed is just rewinding about every 30 seconds, you hear the same guy, and see the same hummers
I knew I hung out with great minds - BUT the word HEDGE proves it! lol
You can see two Flamingo chicks ....
OK then I need to find out if Lynn (Hedgie) is an Atlantic Cod or a BlueFin....I know somewhere she blogged it.
Now I have spotted 3 flamingo chicksLove their chubby legs......
I know Mits I had to turn it off till they fix it. No other way to turn sound off. With that guy repeating himself. I could take a "fast trip to Ecuador" lol Give me Vicky's cane to ride....lol
Flamingo info from the cam page:...There are about 60 birds in the National Zoo's flamingo flock, some of which have been living at the Zoo since 1965! Three chicks hatched in June. So I guess I now see all 3
Iris Thanks again for the Fish Game as I think we all enjoyed it!As long as we all stay in the same pond - we'll be ok!
Good morning, everyone. I have been busy this morning, just getting to posting.
We have an MT MESSY NEST!
But, we need to make sure it is not an eagle fishing pond! :)
ROFLMBO Sharon I just knew someone would think of that!!! lol Ok, you know that it is going to be hard to find a body of water. These eagles are beginning to populate all the areas! So let's just say that all of us fishes stay in the same school.
MORNIN' DEB!----YEP!---It's been hard to get on this am----But seems to be harder to remember who posted what!----'probably just me--i'm not always with the program'--We have GLORIOUS weather this am--but temp is 80° already!---
I'd like to see an eagle take on a bluefin tuna,ha!
I would like to thank Iris, too for the Fish GAME. Who would have thought that a bunch (or should we be called a GAGGEL) women would get such a kick out of a game like this. I even got Gene to take the test...didn't have to twist his arm. He's game for anything.IRIS...GENE IS A BLUE FIN TUNA.
Helen, what have you been drinking?
The largest recorded specimen was caught off Nova Scotia and recorded at 680 kg (1,496 lb). The species can reach a maximum length of about 4.3 meters (14 feet). a piece of info about blue-fin tunas
Helen is just estactic because shehas very special company coming today! M & M 's do that to you!All that sugar & spice!!!
I meant we Tunas have nothing to fear from eagles:)
I have a few errands to accomplish -If I don't get back before I leave for Pizza I will certainly check you all out when I return this evening. BBL
Thursday 3 July: The camera will be switched off for a while this evening while the chicks are ringed and satellite-tagged and the lens is cleaned. Normal service will be resumed tomorrow. You can read more about how we'll be able to follow the fortunes of the ospreys: http://www.rspb.org.uk/ospreytrackingthey are so cute,.
I wonder if the M&M sisters will like the fireworks? Get the Video camera ready. My grandchildren all had different reactions. Or oldest daughte cried so much, we had to take her home. Karla, the youngest, liked them; didn't want to go home when the were all done.
YEAH HELEN!!---I agree with WANDA!!----SEND ME SOME---I NEED IT BAD!!
Hi Everyone!Getting on the 'puter here that DOESN'T go online!!!!!!IRIS and MARGY, I did the fish test and ended up a Blue Marlin!!!LorettaI'm not a Yahoo member(can read it, tho)-have enough trouble keeping up w/AOL. We have 500 new messages!!!!
Hahaha. I turned up my volume to view a video, which Steffi made on the Catalina Report; and I noticed a strange sounding track...sounded a lot like a man calling out something in the background, followed by a lot of songbird sounds.Well, the sounds continued after the video was done, after it was shut down, after IWS was shut down!!"What is it?!" I finally started shutting down sites, one by one ...It turned out to be the Hummingbird site in Ecuador!! I didn't even know it had sound until this happened.C(°ﮡ°)DJim
it did have sound a long time ago, Jim, then when it came back no sound, this is just a video re-reun that is looping around every 30 seconds
Wanda, are you calling us a bunch of geese? :)
That certainly explains the the repetitions, Mits. What wrong with the site that it doesn't transmit live tracks?C(°ﮡ°)DJim
I don't know, Jim
Neither eaglet has fledged from the West End nest yet. But I think "Miracle" should take to the wing at any moment.C(°ﮡ°)DJim
Well, Paula, "If it sounds like a goose and walks like a goose" LOLWhen we all get together, you know how we sound!
SHARON, when you come back on here, there is a new FACIAL posted for you. I think you got it last night. Magpie gets another one too. Haven't done hers yet. Have to pick beans for our picnic tomorrow.
Thanks Dana and Jo and Norma for getting names to me...Dana - Cod Cousin - great info...Wed.June 25th 12:19pm Lynne(lineepinee)on email says she is an Atlantic Cod. Is this our only Lynne? and is this Hedgie?Discover your "inner fish" gametry: http://tinyurl.com/5c774vAtlantic Cod - Iris, Deb, Candy, Dana, Cindi, Vicky, Jim, Lynne(Hedgie), Carol, Red = 10BlueFin Tuna - Lolly, EESharon, Geula, Paula, Helen, Ceil, Genie, Donna, AnneMarie, Ophelia(Phil), Suzanne, Gene = 12Blue Marlin - Loretta(NatureNut) = 1Hammerhead Sharks - Jo, Norma, Chrissy, Megan, Belle, Delphia(Bird Girl)= 6Sailfish - Larry, Wanda, Bev(Blondie), Robyn = 4Swordfish - Magpie(Margy) = 1 (our number 1 protector!!! )It's a good thing it is a LARGE ocean...plenty of room for all the FISH in the SEA!!! ((((HUGS TO ALL)))) glad you enjoyed this fun game!!!
from the hummer page:3rd July '08The power has gone down at Buenaventura - but we hope to be up and running again in the next hour or so. Please check back for updates and enjoy some highlights in the mean time!Jack
Yes, Iris, Hedgie is Lynn
yes, Deb, enjoy the 30 second annoying highlights:)
Good Thursday Morning Wanda and NatureNut (Loretta have you down as Blue Marlin also told Iris in email) Wanda Gene is down as BlueFin ( :
In my dreams, Wanda! :)
Good Thursday Morning Paula, NatureN Loretta, and Deb. ( :
Sharon, it's fun do dream!
Sharon have fun at the lake. Tell everyone we said HI ( : and Happy 4th !!!
Hi Justin ( :Neat you will be in 9th grade contragulations ... good work!! ( :
Wanda, don't know if the M&M girls, would like the fireworks, some loud noises have really scared Maggie, like the horn at a basketball game sent her into a tailspin....we will not go to any official fireworks, can see the ones at the inlet if it is clear. But the amazing thing is we can sit on the balcony and watch some really wonderful private ones on the beach from some people and the hotels.....it is really neat, besides these girls go to bed early.
I have been looking, when did I miss Justin?
off to get some lunch, and then to the grocery store:)...bbl
Mits, it was in an email, he wasn't on here!
thanks, for the clarification, Sharon....later
Mits it was just me saying Hi to him on here. He wasn't on.
Parent and eaglet in the nest.!
Parent gone, Juvie still there.
The coloring on the cam at http://www.rspb.org.uk/webcams/birdsofprey/lochgartenvideo.aspof the 2 chicks is so beautiful....they sure are cuties ( :
Mom sure makes alot of noise at that site.....
MITS: INDIAN RIVER BAY, DELAWARE OSPREY NESTI tried this site and it took me to Scotland...did I take a wrong turn somewhere? I have Cape Henlopen - that is an active little bunch in that nest..!You guys have been interesting today...as always - more cam sites to check..My Computer is going to explode !xo
MITS - Give me an address and I will go there....that's why my computer is so full of great stuff !xo Boy, won't you have fun with children arriving, nothing like some sweet little HUMAN chicks....to make the NEST complete...xo
This is a test...DEB has given me a photo for my avatar: a Magpie from the South Dakota Badlands !How do you like it ?
THANKS DEB, AND HEDGIE...BETWEEN YOUR INSTRUCTIONS AND HEDGIE'S I MANAGED TO GET THIS ON...MIGHT TRY TO MAKE MY "MAGPIE" BIGGER AT SOME POINT, YOU KNOW, VANITY AND ALL THAT JAZZ !XO XO
Well, for any of you, like me, that struggle infinitely with some computer things, you can imagine that I am now TOTALLY EXHAUSTED and amazed at the miracle...So Time for a Nap...xo
YEAH!! for Magpie. Ask for help and you get it...these ladies are SUPER!
OH I forgot to mention, the Butterfly Weed is out...(also called milkweed I think) beautiful oranges mostly and some yellows, saw some along Charles Town Rd in Martinsburg area........zzzzz......
Margy we were riding down Back Creek Rd. yesterday. Heading towards Shanghi. Went straight through there. A ways down on the left is this marshy area; water, catails, and such. By george I saw something told husband to back up. There was the smallest fawn we had ever seen and I've seen many. It was so cute....I know the Mom was there is the taller marsh. Love memories like that...... ( :
Good evening/afternoon ? everyone hope, all is well on yourall's homefronts!!
GUESS IT WOULD TAKE YOU THE OTHER SITE MAGPIE
Can't see anything anything anywhere! Can anyone else?
Where are you looking, Thelma/??
I've got it now-been fussy though. Thanks
Just got back home. Took my first ride with my youngun driving me! He is a really good driver. Have about 30 more minutes to work and then done for the day.
DANA - Back Creek Valley - full of some wonderful things...wish you had seen a bear, too! But not near the fawn..COSTUME LADY: You are so right: "Seek, and ye shall Find.." on this BLOG, help with everything, from computer things, to cam sites,to pee-ants, to ticks, to flowers, to comfort and laughter, and make-overs!Good Afternoon, Evening to all, and Hallelujah to those entering a three-day week-end. And, to those who have to work, well, "you have company..." (self included) Now, how about some Mountaineers!xo xo
well,poop, hit the wrong button. Anyway, fireworks on the lake tomorrow night.
Well, I lost the whole thing I typed. And it was alot!! Anyway, gonna take the dogs down to the lake, let em play on the beach. They aren't allowed there when it is open during the day. Boat supposed to be ready tomorrow sometime. Talk to you guys later. :)
lol, Sissy, you poor thing having problems
The M&M girls should be here shortly, so if I can't get back on have a wonderful night and a most HAPPY 4TH OF JULY
right bakatcha helen
Juvie in the nest- think adult just left.
Juvie ALERT OUR NEST
One of them has food- fighhting over food- one took it and flew back out of nest.
And there goes the other...
I love seeing their wing span.
Yeah, they really fill up that nest when they spread their wings.
It's times like these when I really wish I was watching the whole scene.
without the ticks ofcourse
Came in to check the radar,( and the cam of course...) back out to plant some more..
Juvie just came back to nest...
Empty nest, I went back to watch the excitement and lost the feed. It came right back up, but of course, I lost the visit.
Looks like I missed all the action. Exciting supper at the nest. The dogs got in the water, had a blast. You should see little weiner legs swimming. They do a good job too. Mattie took Hollie to the shower (she is a long-haired dachshund). She had sand everywhere. Hope everyone has a great holiday weekend. Tomorrow is our big 31st anniversary. So hard to believe, seems like yesterday, seems like a lifetime ago. Been a wild 31 years for sure.
I missed the visit too, got home right after that!
Mits - have a great time w/ the M&M girls!Sissy = have fun at the lake!
Nice pic, Magpie!And nice to see Nilla stop in to say hi the other day!
And Sharon, you have fun at the lake too!And everyone else that has plans! Have a great 4th!!
signing off for now-hope everyone makes a good evening
i sure wish we could hear them
they look awfully tired
Good Evening Everyone in Eagleland.Had a minor water rescue at the Park this PM.Lady and 2 young daughters took out a canoe & 12 yr. old son took a kayak.He had been in one before, & was next to parent. They were not out long & called that wind had come up, preventing them from returning to boat ramp.I called to tell her Greg & boat were on the way & she said son was hysterical & she must have called hubby who got so upset hearing the boy that he was going to call police & water rescue!!!!I told her to try and reassure the boy to think of it as an adventure!! (Fat Chance)He may feel that way later. They really were in no danger--had jackets & had pulled next to a floating dock upriver.I just dwnlded Suz's pics she sent by email. They are great!!I'm starving---BBL
Thanks for the heads up Tbird - glad you were still around...doesn't look like any food involved that last visit...
They sure were yakking at each tho!
Daggone if Middy didn't chase Pearl off the nest tho!!
we've got one
i get so hooked but i really am going to say good-bye and veg-I think LOL
Eaglet just standing in the nest...looking to the right
Searching for nestovers...or the dinner that was stolen earlier!
Does Tiny still have a spot on his head or is it gone now? Has anyone seen it?
Calling out some more...looking to the right
I couldn't see it last night, Wanda, but I don't think the light was right for seeing it, either.
I think this is Middy...it's not Tiny
Breeze has picked up and clouds have moved in...wonder if the rain will hold together and make it here
At the launch pad...
Going out to water in case we don't get any rain...
I too see Juvie in nest.....we just came from Williamsport raining there...looks like it is going to rain here too.
Had nest up all day ... now it wants to get wacky...
Hi Dana - I missed most of the Nest action today..and now can't see it very well if there IS action, screen rather staticky. Did you see the "dancing white ball" for a minute or two? Hilarious! I guess it was something stuck in Spidey's Web.
At top to the right is that eagle talcons??? Darn it's messed up now.
That white thing at top right has to things coming down from it. A bit ago those things were yellow.
It's rather ghostly....
Hello, all!Long, busy day! Reading thru' all the blogs...no wonder I felt my ears burning! Yes, Hedgie Lynn is a Blue Fin Tuna! (Dana...sent you an e-mail reply!) Who is linniepinnie???Magpie...you "done good" w/ your avatar! Thanks for more sites! Loretta...glad your rescue wasn't any more dramatic!Thelma...you heading for the lake or Bluefield for the weekend?Helen, have fun w/ M&M. Give Ceil my best wishes for improving health. Hi to Mary Margaret, too!Norma...you had rain yet today?Wanda..another good makeover!Jim...do you ever sleep?? You and Magpie keep things going early and late!!Jo,Paula, Megan, Dave, Iris,Sissy, Sharon,Deb, Candy, Vicki...hope I haven't missed anyone...plus all mentioned above: Happy 4th! Hope you have a relaxed holiday. Sorry for those who must work!
Hi Hedgie HAPPY 4TH to you too ( :
My RP is down...anyone else?
Magpie - I saw the dancing white thing too
I'm out of here maybe see some of you tomorrow.....tc all anyone traveling safe travels.
Happy Holiday to All & keep safe.Good Night & Pleasant Fe4ather Dreams! ;>]
Signing off for tonight...see ya tomorrow!
don't know if anyone is still there but im up listening to (watching) reo speedwagon on tv. i had no idea they were still singing and they sound good-the memories flood. Hedgie, im not sure what im doing this weekend, except im going to the lake tomorrow for the fireworks. hopefully on bev and tom's fixed boat! what will you be doing? sweet dreams all-don't let the bed bugs bite-see ya in the morning light :)
Still up - anyone else? (I cheated, I took a nap...)I'm checking out Loch Garten...chicks are active, lens looks like it was cleaned, but I can't see rings or tags...(see note directly above the cam picture) -They've been up stretching their wings and moving around the nest...anyone else see anything now or before about it?
GOOD INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND TO ALL AMERICAN EAGLE LOVERS...AND A GOOD NIGHT TOO...C(°ﮡ°)DJim
SAME TO YOU, MOVIN.Your greetings are always welcome ones!
Loch of Lowe's (Isla, Solo, Angus) has a food delivery, DAD delivered, MOM Mantled, DAD left, and now MOM and BABY are chowing down.
Happy Independence Day everyone. Is this a holiday for the eagles too since they are such a magestic strong...symbol for our country?! Hope you and yours have a great day-stay safe.Thelma
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY EVERYBODY!!!!!
NEW THREAD!!----COME ON OVER & SEE STEVE'S BEAUTIFUL EAGLE!!!---WOW!
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