GOOD MORNING TO YOU STEVE and thank you.
I can't tell who is in the nest anymore. Sometimes, on the Live Feed, their actions give them away, but on the still cam, don't know.
Steve was also watching our babies...thanks for the photo.
I wonder if Steve ever got his "Wounded House" fixed. I may have missed that news while I was on my trip.
The sun is shining so brightly on the nest, I can't tell if there is food there or not.
I'm wondering how long our Mountaineers will keep coming back to the nest...do the parents run them off or does their instincts tell them that it is time to Leave The Nest?
I think I do recognize Tiny on the right at 3 o'clock. He just has a certain stance that gives him his personality.
Good morning everybody. Just dragging my tired butt out of bed.
Lovely to see these 2 beautiful babes in the nest this morning.
I wonder where everyone is...need to go see if my message of a new thread was seen.
Good Morning, Sharon. Maybe some coffee will help your "Tired Butt". LOL
I haven't had my coffee yet...everyone is still asleep and our coffee maker is so loud it would awaken them, but I can't wait much longer!
The two babies are still in the nest and either eating left-overs or cleaning house.
Oh, as Iris would say, Be Still my Heart...live feed is on. It has probably been on all morning and I just didn't check!
GOOD MORNING EAGLE BUDDIES!!!---WOW!---What a WONDERFUL day!----THANKS STEVE!!!!--- "LIVE" IS GOOD!!----CONGRATS!! WANDA---You are our #1 EAGLE MOM today & every day!!!!----Skies are BLUE---SUN is shining---Birds are singing & I have a TURTLE & a BUNNY at my window this am!!---EAGLETS in the nest!!----temp is a COOL 58° here in WV---"HOME NEST of BELLE & LIBERTY----PLUS the 3 MOUNTAINEERS"---Checking in & out!!----On a morning like this we feel TRULY BLESSED!!!----LIFE GETS BETTER EVERY DAY!!!----LAUGH--LOVE & ENJOY!!!
MORNIN' STEVE---WANDA & BLUEFIELD SHARON!!
Good Morning Miss Norma.Are the turtle and bunny in your garden or just passing by?
Good morning everyone!!
WHOA!!----MAGPIE---T-BIRD---MEGAN & SISSY are the EARLIEST EARLY EAGLE BUDDIES THIS AM!!----MORNIN' & CONGRATS!!!---
WANDA--I don't have a garden---They are under the shrubbery & bird feeder at my kitchen window!!---
My live feed died. Poop!!
SISSY---Now the 'LITTLE PRINCE' is slowing eating a sicle treat!!---He hardly moves when he is eating a treat!!---- The LITTLE IMP---really sits still & CONCENTRATES!!!!!
SISSY---Mine too!!---Double POO!!!
MINE TOO..but, it was sooo nice while we had it!
You can hardly recognize the 'baby' FLAMINGOS!!----They are as big or bigger than geese!!---Notice how they stick close to MOM!!----I am delighted we could watch them hatch & grow!!---Thanks NZOO!!---
Good Morning to all my great eaglewatchers.I hope that everything isgoing great for everyone.Indiana Nesting Eagles----Dave
CHIMNEY SWIFT is on live & one can see the 4 little SWIFTS in the nest!!!----MOM is on the nest (she is live)---little swifts aren't)
GOOD EAGLE BUDDY MORNIN' to you INDIANA DAVE!!!---It's a beautiful SUNNY am here in WV----temp a cool 66° now!!!---I checked your EAGLET pics!!---GREAT!!----& they seem to be SOARING HIGH!!!----
'TAI' is sleeping on or in the ROCKS now!!!---awwwwwww!---he has had a busy day & it's only 8:47 am!!!
normabyrd; I just love to sit andwatch them just soar.I take mylawn chair and sit by the lake andenjoy the show and they seem notto mind.In this upside down worldtoday a person needs a way to getstress free,and these eagles do itevery time for me.Indiana Nesting Eagles----Dave
Good morning everyone. Both my live and still are down now. I did see two in the nest this morning.
My still cam is down now. Anyone else?
Off to watch Tai and the flamingoe chicks and to do some work. Have a great day.
INDIANA DAVE----We don't have that luxury of just sitting & watching!!!----Nothing could be more exciting & relaxing than watching 'your' EAGLES SOAR!!---One of the 1st times we all went to the nest---AND---from the time we arrived---until we left---They put on a show---like you wouldn't believe!!---The only reason we left---it got DARK & we got HUNGRY!!!---That is one DAY I will never forget!!!---(sorry--didn't mean to get so carried away)-----ho!
MORNIN' CEIL!!---Oh you won't recognize the 'baby' FLAMINGOS!!--they have grown so much!!---(adorable)
Just read Dave's last post about setting up his lawn chair and watching his eagles soar....can you imagine the fun he will have when he retires soon? WHAT A LIFE!
YEP!---RP is down---
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE
I was up late watching Mei, they started the 24/7 pregnancy watch yesterday, so it could be anytime, should be an update on urine samples sometime today
WANDA---I think he is retiring 8/29/08----
GOOD MORNIN' HELEN!!----Been a long time since I have seen your ORANGE ICICLE!!!
WHOA JO!!!----6 or 7 (count them)-----BURROWING OWLS are sunning now!!
NCTC NEST FORCAST....AMEN:)TodaySunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.» ZIP Code Detail TonightMostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph. WednesdaySunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph...becoming northeast in the afternoon.» ZIP Code Detail Wednesday NightMostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph...becoming southwest after midnight. ThursdaySunny. Highs around 90. Southwest winds around 5 mph... becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Well, I was looking for the amen at the end but now I see you have it at the beginning! :) Thanks, our Preaching Meteorologist. We missed you!
I'm afraid to unhook my puter and take it back home for such a short time...so once I leave I will be incomunicato:(
HEY SISSY!!----Down ATLANTA WAY!!---The BALL is resting in the hammock & 'BUTA BUTA' is sleeping on the floor!!---Isn't she a little BEAUTY!!!----In 'GROWING UP PANDA' --- they state that lots of people don't care much about watching PANDAS---because---all they do is eat & sleep!!---(lazy little devils) ho!!---we love watching them eat & sleep!
But when I am at the zoo tomorrow, if there is any new updates, I will relay them to Ceil, via cellphone
well, I tell people, pandas sleep and eat mot of the time, they are still beautiful to watch, and mostpeople are just happy to see them.
Got the lazy panda thing happening everywhere this morning. Boy, I wish I was a panda.
Mits, yesterday Buta Buta was a wild child, doing gymnastics all over the place and then passed out on her ball and didn't budge for 2 hours. It was the funniest thing.
Sometimes on my shift, I never see them awake.
Good morning fowl friends.Mits, have a good couple of days at home and on watch. Yes, please have Ceil post any updates on Mei!Wanda, how is Dustin doing?
Lynn, I'm excited to see the animals, have missed them, not a very flattering shot of Mei, just now
Had to take car to oldest child!!------Did any PANDAS wake up while I was gone!!---KIDDIN'----They always remind me of my kids when they were small---Would scream they weren't sleepy!---AND then look around---they had fallen asleep in the middle of their SCREAM!!!!!
MORNIN' HEDGIE!!---Beautiful morning --- isn't it!!!
Good Morning Eagle Buddies!I just realized that I had as many osprey cams to check as I do eagles. Sounds like there was early morning activity in our nest.Looks like pandas are napping at DC Also down in GA
MORNIN' JO---Checked the burrowing owls earlier!!---lots of them were out!!----6 or 7!!
Morning Norma - There are still a good many of the owls out and about now.You gave a good description of our flamingo chicks looking like Swans.They really do except when they start running and darting around under all the adults.
I just read interesting info describing how MEI is acting & reacting at this time!!---Not sure until this next test (HELEN was describing earlier)concerning MEI'S pregnancy----It is on the other site I have BOOKMARKED "NZOO PANDAS"!---HELEN OR JO-- could give you the site!!
NZ PANDA INFO PAGE
What time are you headed up the road?
MAN....I don't want to come home...it is beautiful here today, maybe around 1 or 2.
Hi Norma and Jo! And Mits, again!Thought for the day, courtesy of Russell Baker in RD: "There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want." How true it is! And would say that Mei fits right in!!
No one home in West End nest. No Buddy update yet today.
That thought for the day makes sense to me Hedgie!Mits: Close all the blinds/curtains in the condo and pretend it is raining! I know the feeling of NOT wanting to come back up the road..
Yes, I should do that, keep going out to sit on balcony
Going to find some lunchGet Off The Balcony, HelenDolphins are not running today!BBL
your right, they were here yesterday to say goodbye to my company, they didn't want to leave either
Mits, I would never come off of that balcony. Somebody would have to drag me physically!
Hang on, Mits. I will be right there to keep an eye out for the dolphins while you are gone. Do you have my coffee made yet?
its waiting for you, and I have iced tea too
Helen, I will make the coffee for Sher. Don't you worry about a thing. Leave the key under the doormat.
HEDGIE!!----That's a WINNER!!---I keep trying to telling every that---but RUSSELL BAKER SAYS IT BEST!!! Must remember!!
STORKS in Germany are beautiful this morning!!----They are VERY HEALTHY!!!!
WHOA!!!!--MOVIN'JIM!!---Where are you!!!---You always check in by 1:00 pm----Did you over sleep??---OR Did you just go to bed??---ho!--we have missed you!!!(as we used to say in high school)JUST CHECKIN'!!!
I've got a question about banding....what keeps band from cutting off circulation as the leg grows??? Hmmmmm....... started wondering when watching one of the black storks pecking at his while grooming.Mits...I'll drink the iced tea when we get there!
GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY ~~Been up awhile, couldn't get it all moving in the right direction; so I decided to go to AOL and say "hi" to Suzanne before it got too late......But, here I am. Better late than never ... maybe.Have a great day, eagle lovers.C(°?°)3Jim
Hedgie,I believe they always wait until the birds are nearly grown before banding, and then they make the bands somewhat loose to allow for further growth.C(°?°)3Jim
A very good morning, Norma.Slept a little late, not bad, but I must've been having some tiring dreams. Couldn't get my thoughts organized the way I wanted them for a while.Maybe I should've made the coffee last night and put it in a Thermos (stainless steel model, made in the U.S.A.).Smiles to you all day long, Norma.C(°?°)3Jim
AFTERNOON--MOVIN'JIM---We know--EXCUSES--EXCUSES!----Just wondered if you weren't feeling well!!--Have a GREAT DAY too!---Time for lunch!!!
HEDGIE----Just GOOGLE---"BANDING BIRDS"-----More info than you will ever want!!---ho!!
Jim & All my American Bald Eagle Buddies Just read in the newspaper that ALL federal agencies can ONLY fly American Flags that were MADE IN THE USA Now that's a step forward!
heading back home, talk to you all sometime on Thursday...
I read that to Mema Jo. Now if the 50 States would follow suit, we would all be happier campers.Also I wouldn't hurt for them to publish where citizens can buy American textiles and the products which are made from them.Personally, I've never had a problem with American made textiles, and like everyone, I bought and bought and bought our textiles; but suddenly they have almost all disappeared from our land.C(°?°)3Jim
Have an enjoyable trip, Mits.Talk to you later.C(°?°)3Jim
Oh-oh! I credited the thought for the day to the wrong author! It comes from Calvin (as in Calvin & Hobbs)! Mea culpa.
HEDGIE---I like that author better!!!!----SO COOL!!
Family member stopped by BBL
Just looked in on the flamingoes and a few of the adults are hopping up and down and the chicks are doing the same. So funny.
OH CEIL!!---I have been working my tail off here---house stuff!!---I think that is adorable!!---One time when I looked in one of the baby FLAMINGOS was standing on one foot---just like the adults do!!--Haven't they grown!----those little black legs are so cute!!!
They are adorable Norma. I could not believe how they have grown since I was away. I will be back later have to start dinner.
Well, that's about as pretty as it gets: adult and child in OUR nest.
Wonder how long it will last....
Parent was eating,now eaglet has grabbed the chow..
HOLY SMOLLYJust finished dinner - company is gone - so I decide I should check out our cam - just in case!WOW! Adult & juvie in OUR nest
My RP buffered up to 98% and stopped!Glad our still cam is up!(I think I misspelled Smolly cause that probably sounds like Molly! I meant SMOLY - sounds like HOLY)
OH NO MR BILL MY LIVE FEED IS ALIVE & RUNNING WHOO HOO
Surprises galore tonightJust pulled up the West End cam &Both of the girls are in the nest!!Life is good!
Beautiful graceful take-off, adult.The Eaglat taloned the food over to 12 o'clock awhile ago and is just sitting on it !
What ? Two adults ?? Am I seeing things ? Yes - I am, it was the adult returning, baby mantled and showed no interest in sharing, and adult flew off again...Tuesday, July 15, 2008 7:05:00 PM
I'da a left too if I felt I wasn't welcome....
Hi Margie! Hope your work day was a little bit uneventful!Our little Child is getting a belly full without any competition! That hopefully means that our other 2 are becoming good fisherman!!
Eating alone....that doesn't seem like a whole of fun but I guess it's great for a hungry eaglet...
Yes, Mema - Maybe they are cooling their talons and their bellies in the cool waters of the Potomac...Work was rocking today, busy all day...
Chimney swift Mom is into the crowded nest hanging on! Off she went.
I haven't even checked the posts yet or any other cams..can't take my eyes off this nest right now..
I think you were Ms. # 100 this evening HOLY SMOLLY....
I guess you're right about the numberI just got carried away when I saw the eagles in the nest and just started to rattle on and on and on...
Did any one see that eaglet talon that fish back to the top of the nest? I'm like that, kinda possessive of something I really like...
MEMA ...I'm the SAME AWAY! Jabber Jabber Jabber..sometimes ten or twelve posts in a row....I'm happy to be sharing these eagle views with you this evening...
same WAY that is...see how it is? typing too fast I am so excited...
If you go to the BWE page, the link is there for Buddy's daily update.Sure is looking good for the little guy! HO HO! Buddy could be a girl-I don't think anyone has checked it out!
We've had this eaglet for at least an hour now...I have a feeling something is about to happen, maybe another visitor, or a fly out...
Margie - Mits came home today because of Zoo Duty tomorrow. Then she'll go back down to OC. She will have Ceil email any update on Mei that she would find out about.Deb should return tomorrow from Vacation. I hope she can get through the tall grasses to her house!!! And I hope she had a fabulous time with her friends and has brought us some photos!
I'll put my wages on a Fly Out...
Getting my after dinner cup of coffeeBRBMargie - I don't know what the letters stand for that you usually use when you leave.......??????Megan used them also the other day.
And your hunch was right little lady, Jo, away Eaglat Goes !
MDMA; T T F N stands for Ta Ta For Now...learned it from a sister in law...
Beautiful evening out right now - Are you going bird watching??
I'm sorry MDMA - I meant to type M E M A of course.xo
I would not have guessed thatThe TT to me was the "Talk To"Here's another question lol What does MDMA mean....I think I knowTypo!!! lol
It's tempting but the gas tank is low on fuel....so I think I am going to try to catch up on a few things here....starting with the Daily Blog and all the news from today...I had some fresh ground Starbucks coffee bean coffee here myself....while eagle-gazing. Be Back on here in a little bit.xo
You're great! You can Answer before Questioned I just type slower then you think!!
I'll also BBLGoing to enjoy my coffee out on thedeck........
YO! T-Bird thought she was misspelling EAGLAT this morning early....I mentioned that this is what the kids at Norfolk wrote in their letters to BUDDY. Speaking of which: Did you see that Marvelous Dr. BENNETT and his Giraffe Scrubs? Way Cool! And he is from ILLINOIS ~ Same as our JUST VICKY !!xo lol, yes typo MDMA
Oh My what is that going on in the nest ??? A parent with food !!Watch out for incomings....
...INCOMING! Parent had some time alone with the food for quite a few minutes....I didn't think that would last so long...I can't tell if it is the same eaglet or a different one...
Wonder what it is...looks like something with bones to me....
I think it was Liberty there the first time, now I think it is Belle..
..Past tense....WAS Belle...
Good bye little one...I think this was a different one from the one an hour ago..this one had that white spot on the right hand wing...Don't think either one was Baby Littley...
Hi Jo and Margy! Great Buddy update...I bet he/she is really happy to be feeling the sun and smelling the fresh air!Gas leak, huh, Margy?? Was it real or a false alarm?
I missed all that commotion in the nestI hope Megan had a good day at market and that all those beautiful bouquets are in the DC area homes making people smile!
West End Girls look nice tonight.Fascinating pics on Buddys update today...He is SO BIG. That poor little beak...nice to hear he is going to be outdoors now...
Live feed up, but now MT nest...boo.
Hi Hedgie! I hope you had a good day I didn't accomplish much but I still had a good day!!
Well, keep your peepers peeled, Hedgie...I think there is some food still in OUR nest, and I don't think Tiny has made an appearance yet...YES - I think it was a real gas leak. When I went past 7-11 Winchester and West King on the way to work, I saw a bunch of what I thought was water near there, thought it might be a water leak. Shortly thereafter Martinsburg Fire Department was there and said it was a Natural Gas Leak.Delta Eagles look nice, in the sun..peeping a little, nice to hear those Eaglet sounds again...
I'm gettin' computer neck..gotta step away for a little while."TTFN"
Sure glad no one threw out a cigarette!!!
Howdy, all.Hope everyone has had a great Tuesday! My 1/2 day meeting was a whole day meeting. Got treated to lunch and dinner...so not that bad! I see the live feed is up, but the nest is MT at present! Going to catch up on all the chatter...
Big Racoon party at PixController and one doe lying down. One Chicklet lying down at West End too.It's beginning to give me some ideas about doing the same thing...
Wow - just re-checked West End...eaglet flying up and then down again on the nest....Hope someone else saw that....
I had been on phone for a little while with family.... Think it is time for me to call it a day. Some things to do before I hit the sack!Mits emailed that she was home around 6 from the beach. Good Night Eagle BuddiesPeaceful dreams & restful sleepPrayers for all our needs being said
Wings a'flappin' at West End. Amazing what can happen in a 5-second refresh...
Beautiful Osprey greeting the daybreak at Ferry Boat Finneys..
Magpie, I am watching the WE gals flapping away also...
I'm glad Paula; it's nice to have company watching something so beautiful and profound, and a few thousand miles away !
That is one Gnarly Live Feed we have! ! Getting ready to hit the pillow roost soon. PAULA: trying to email a pic to you...might take a little while to make it through....if it makes it through at all.."Time will Tell."Good Night to you, and All Others...Take Care, and Rest Well. Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of our lives..xo xo xo
I'll keep my eye open for it Magpie...sometimes your emails take awhile to get to me...
Good night dear friends. Pleasant dreams and blessings on all. Early risers/bloggers...hope your workday goes well!
Here I am again, coming on as everyone is going to bed. I did get a chance to chat to myself this morning. Norma and Sharon did join me after a while, then Sissy dragged herself on here....then I had to go. I have sooo many things going on in my life that I will not have much time to chat...so know that I am not MIA, just tending to my life's joys and sorrows. It is all good!GOOD NIGHT EVERYONESLEEP TIGHTPRAYERS
GOOD NIGHT TO EVERYONE..Have the best week you can remember.C(°ﮡ°)DJim
We have a Mountaineer bright and early in the nest right now. Picture is a little fuzzy, live feed also...T-BIRD: It is an EAGLAT...that's what the kids call them in their letters to Buddy at Norfolk....so you weren't misspelling anything yesterday....just doing what the kids do! That keeps us young !I think it's Tiny!Good Morning Eagle Buds...xo
I think he is looking for leftovers from last night.Be back in a short while.(Getting ready for work)
I leave you one Mountaineer in OUR nest..Hope your day is as beautiful as the morning here is in Berkeley County, WV.Watch for the moon and Jupiter to be traveling close together through the night tonight.Full moon coming! Middle of the night on the 18th.Best Wishes and Good Safe Day for All.Off to work.TTFN xoxox
Eaglat has left for work..me too...
Good morning all. Sorry i missed ya magpie. Saw a parent and 2 juvies a few minutes ago. Ran the parent off pretty fast.
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