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Offline boonibarb

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Wiig Nest - 2014-2015 season
« on: October 19, 2014, 02:18:06 PM »

The Wiigs occupy the territory just to the right of Mum & Dad Hornby*s.
We can see them in their perch Trees on Sandstone Point, & on the Point itself, with our webcam.
Their Nest Tree is absolutely stupendous.
You can see a bit of the back edge of it from the road, but i haven*t managed to spot it from the beach yet, nor have i found a good vantage point to see into it better.
Last season, the Wiigs did not seem to lay eggs.
You can read about last season, & find links to previous seasons here.
wooohoooo!

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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014 - 2015 season
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2014, 02:50:10 PM »

We were at Hidden Beach in the pouring rain, watching who we thought was Dad in their Hidden Beach perch Tree.
i kept checking for the Wiigs, to make sure the ones in Hidden Beach weren*t actually them.
But both Wiigs were accounted for.
Here is one of them.

october 15 2014 11:28 - Wiig on Sandstone Point Tree



Now the one who was in another perch Tree has joined the first.

october 15 2014 11:47 - Wiigs on Sandstone Point Tree





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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014 - 2015 season
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2014, 02:57:34 PM »
Wonderful, Booni!!! Love the photos of this handsome pair!!!!  Could be this season we'll have to follow the Wiigs drama, and maybe they'll lay eggs this year!!!!
Thanks so much for finding the Wiigs from the ground and sharing your discovery!!!! :eclove

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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014 - 2015 season
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2014, 03:44:09 PM »
Thank you, Booni........always LOVE your posts and the narrative :eclove

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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014 - 2015 season
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2015, 11:10:07 AM »
I've been walking and paddling past this territory many times through the summer and have not seen or heard any sign of there being a Wiiglet this year.

Then yesterday around 6:30 pm I was paddling by and heard screeps!
I found one adult and an eaglet in the Wiigs' favourite perch tree.
The cam had spotted the adult also, at the time of my sighting and also earlier in the day. The eaglet was perched right beside it but would have been invisible from the cam.

I got some photos, which I'll post as soon as I get a chance.
The adult is actually very young, with a faint eye stripe. So I don't think this is one of the Wiig eagles. A young family on its way somewhere?

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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014 - 2015 season
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2015, 07:22:37 PM »
Photos from August 10.
I spotted the visitors about 10 minutes before this series, when the eaglet started to screep.

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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014-2015 season
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2015, 12:38:26 PM »
On August 2nd 2015 cam found a youngster on Greggs Tree quite possible the  Wiigs youngster!  13:02 Young eagle on Greggs tree 13:03 off

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1-kXvTKWy4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1-kXvTKWy4</a>

August 4th Zoomed in on young Eagle on Mishi's Tree this too maybe a Wiig Eaglet

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBpmO00Ocrs" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBpmO00Ocrs</a>

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Re: Wiig Nest - 2014-2015 season
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2015, 01:06:59 PM »
August 10th 2015
17:06 2 eagles on Wiigs Flatop Tree one a youngster on left backed by Winterwrens photos above

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yee9clS0xzk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yee9clS0xzk</a>


On August 15th we observed a young eagle fly past the BST and Tfe Fosters Fir and land on The Constables Tree.
8:16 20sec in Young eagle flies from the left past Fosters & lands on Constables

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYLXn9NFvRk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYLXn9NFvRk</a>

9:50 Young eagle off left. seen flying around HB back toward Constables

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY9-PLdf-Nc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY9-PLdf-Nc</a>