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« Post / Reply #15 on: October 15, 2013, 01:34:59 PM »

                    YAY!
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« Post / Reply #16 on: October 16, 2013, 05:55:28 AM »

It is so good to have the two of them back on Hornby.  They have been spending a lot of time together.  Yesterday early the two of them escorted another pair of eagles toward Sandstone area and later Dad was escorting another eagle near His and Hers toward the Niner territory while Mom watched from atop His and Hers.  Later in the day they spent hours in the babysitting tree together trilling, whooping and cachunking at what I suppose were visitors - no escorts and no chases - just lots and lots of talking. 
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« Post / Reply #17 on: October 25, 2013, 10:42:43 AM »

Love seeing the pics and posts here  love. Some great close ups in the nest !!

Can't wait for some more.  heart
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« Post / Reply #18 on: October 26, 2013, 09:38:00 PM »

Did you all see the "action"  on October 20?  A few days ago, yes, but my reaction time is getting slower.

Dad brought several sticks to the nest, including a really long one  ... but then he was pruning the shrubbery in front of the WA cam - Have we ever seen him here before? 


0940-0945 Dad prunes the shrubbery
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV-tCXdrhYA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV-tCXdrhYA</a>









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« Post / Reply #19 on: October 26, 2013, 10:01:40 PM »

This is amazing.
Any insights as to why he's doing this?
Of course, aside from last summer, there is no way we would have caught this behaviour before, except from the ground, and the odds of that would have been abysmal.
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« Post / Reply #20 on: October 28, 2013, 09:11:15 PM »

wren, I have no idea what Dad was up to!  I could see that he bit off some greenery (it fell through the front of the branches at one point) - but if he did not want the greenery for the nest, then I don't know why he did that.

Always something new to see through this cam.

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« Post / Reply #21 on: October 28, 2013, 09:14:03 PM »

Monday, October 28

Both eagles were in the nest around sunset.  The cam "swiped" to gray and we watched first one then the other leave.  Both apparently flew to the Babysitting Tree - they were sitting in branches that are much lower than we are used to seeing.  The cam operator said that Mom was on the lower left and Dad on the upper right (she could see Mom's dark back-of-the-head feathers).

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« Post / Reply #22 on: October 30, 2013, 08:59:00 PM »

Wednesday, October 30

09:44 here is Dad, "out front" again


hornby_30Oct2013_Dad out front_02 by aurospio, on Flickr


There have been lots of nest visits over the past few days, but no one recalls seeing Dad out in the front of the WA cam like this before this year.
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« Post / Reply #23 on: November 13, 2013, 09:46:44 PM »

Wednesday, November 13

Sounded like the chuff-chuff eagle was around this morning.  Perhaps this is who flew toward the Babysitting Tree and was chased away around 8:30 AM.






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« Post / Reply #24 on: December 06, 2013, 06:43:08 PM »

Nov 17, screencaps by typoscount.



the moon shining on nest



the sun going down  , eagle on top of bst eagle shaped  cloud glowing  in sunset colours
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« Post / Reply #25 on: December 06, 2013, 06:44:04 PM »

November 23 2013 . Sunrise 
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« Post / Reply #26 on: December 06, 2013, 06:45:04 PM »

November 26 7:43 eagle on his and hers; 2nd eagle flies over the water and turns and flies in to land on his and hers; both trill


Nov26 743 2nd eagle soars in and lands on his and hers; both trill

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqD3qHOdSOY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqD3qHOdSOY</a>

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« Post / Reply #27 on: December 06, 2013, 06:48:59 PM »

Dec 1 Dad is on constables and a subadult flies by to the right; lots of calls

Dec1 932 subadult fly by with Dad on constables fb

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8W5V5mVnog" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8W5V5mVnog</a>

Here it is in slo mo - watch on full screen

Dec1 932 subadult fly by dad on constables slo mo

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1XyWdxfNwM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1XyWdxfNwM</a>

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« Post / Reply #28 on: December 06, 2013, 06:50:30 PM »

Dec 01
2:08 eagle has just flown and landed on the upper left branch of the bst; eagle flies in from over the water and displaces the eagle on the branch; flies back from the right and lands on the crook branch

Dec1 1408 eagle calling; 1409 eagle in from water and displaces eagle on ulb

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5RIWB3N7xE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5RIWB3N7xE</a>

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« Post / Reply #29 on: December 06, 2013, 06:52:03 PM »

Dec 2 . Early morning fishing on H&H . Watch dad the " Hovercraft" in the wind land on H&H tree

  <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P4Ut8u46Y4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P4Ut8u46Y4</a>


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