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« on: November 07, 2009, 01:38:21 AM »

Written by Doug Carrick:
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A warm welcome to the Forum.  Enjoy the brilliant observations and witty comments made by the viewers of the Hornby Island Eagles.  When you get the urge, register into the Forum and join the conversations.  Have a great time.  Enjoy.
 
This is the 21st year of nesting for Ma and Pa Hornby in this same nest.  Over this period they have fledged 18 eaglets.  Will they be successful again this year?

We are all so pleased to have you join with us in watching and learning about these beautiful bald eagles on Hornby Island.  

Please feel free to discuss the eagles here in this thread - and screenshots are welcome here also.  

Pull up a chair, make yourselves comfortable and like Doug says "Enjoy"   smile  

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« Post / Reply #1 on: November 07, 2009, 01:03:45 PM »


     November 6, 09 - 11:00 AM PST.  

Oh I think I'm going to love it here - it's feeling like 'home' already.  Looks like mom Hornby was expecting us!  love
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« Post / Reply #2 on: November 07, 2009, 01:45:43 PM »

Yes, yes, yes! lol
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« Post / Reply #3 on: November 08, 2009, 09:04:36 AM »

While we were waiting to get the final set up with WE (still waiting for that I think lol) we did some testing and was able to watch the nest for a bit.

Here are some videos from that time.  From November 4, 2009

The first scenes.

The first views of the cam for this season. I probably didn't get the very first moments.

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« Post / Reply #4 on: November 08, 2009, 09:08:13 AM »

The next part we saw was this:  We asked Doug and Sheila and Boonie and Danny to come out and wave a towel at us. They waved a big white sheet.   smile



Then the Eagles came. Oh Joy,  we were so happy. Had to record this for all to see.!!  The first view of the eagles smile



First View of the Eagles continues

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« Post / Reply #5 on: November 08, 2009, 09:13:59 AM »

A short while later, we had a second view of the eagles in the nest.  Enjoy! smile



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« Post / Reply #6 on: November 08, 2009, 10:51:19 AM »

And I busy taking taking photos and a few short videos as well.

These are from Nov.5, 2009:

Cold, wet, wind and very blustery at the nest.  And darkness has fallen at 5:20 pm. The eagles are hiding away from the wind.  

4:40 pm


4:49 pm



4:55 pm


5 pm


VIDEOS x 4 in a 10 minute span daylight starts to fade and darkness settle over Hornby Island and the nest. Click on the blue type to view each video.

4:43 pm
Still daylight~ 00:36

4:52 pm
The light starts to fade ~ 00:31

4:58 pm  
Darker still ~ 00:25

5:03 pm
Day is done ~ 00:08

Mom and Dad Hornby sleep well.

© Doug Carrick 2009
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« Post / Reply #7 on: November 08, 2009, 10:54:09 AM »

november 6-2009-Dad on close up cam

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« Post / Reply #8 on: November 08, 2009, 10:55:28 AM »

Nov. 6 at 12:35 pm

Hello and Goodbye A quick fly by




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« Post / Reply #9 on: November 08, 2009, 11:02:00 AM »

Sat. Nov. 7 - at wet morning with Mom on the nest:

8:40 am


8:45 am


8:43 am = Video of ~ ~ Mom Calling ~ 00:21  

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« Post / Reply #10 on: November 08, 2009, 11:06:50 AM »

Ooops - I missed my Friday spot!   lol

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« Post / Reply #11 on: November 08, 2009, 11:21:30 AM »

Madrona, your photo is great.  I missed seeing that take.
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« Post / Reply #12 on: November 08, 2009, 11:46:21 AM »


little visiter Nov5

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« Post / Reply #13 on: November 08, 2009, 11:52:26 AM »

That starling seems to like hanging out in front of the camera!
Doug can*t figure out what they could be standing on all the time!
This one*s from his 2004-2005 dvd footage.


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« Post / Reply #14 on: November 08, 2009, 12:01:46 PM »


Nov 6 2009 around 11 :45 am


Nov 6 2009 around 12:11 pm


Nov 6 2009 around 2:25 pm
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