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Offline winterwren

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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #15 on: April 29, 2017, 06:12:36 PM »
Back where I started... And finally I found the bird I had come looking for in the first place: a Spotted Sandpiper who has been spending his or her winters in this bay.
I had thought this one would be gone for sure, until a neighbour told me of a recent sighting.

April 23, 2:01 pm



Aha... But no longer alone:
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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2017, 07:26:19 PM »

The dedicated neighbour of this Nest reported to me that he is seeing one Eaglet on the Nest & invited me over to take fotos.
So we stopped by there today.
An adult flew over & landed nearby, just as we arrived.
You could hear one Eaglet calling LOUD & clear!
Never was able to spot one yet with my camera, however.
wooohoooo!

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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2017, 11:57:54 PM »
Happy news, booni!    :nod2
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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #18 on: June 27, 2017, 09:52:59 PM »
My turn to go visit this nest...
That eaglet sure was loud all right!

After a while he or she even consented to take a peek above the rim!
Preening here...

June 27, 3:36 pm



Hm... That's way too many back feathers for one bird, isn't it?
3:37



I spent a while trying to get better angles. At one point there was a food drop! It happened really fast, the parent snuck in from below on the far side of the nest and took off right away but I could clearly hear a duet of screeps!
And then that eaglet not eating...
And then someone else, obviously eating!
3:55


... and then backing to the rim for a poop shot...





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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #19 on: June 27, 2017, 09:55:21 PM »
Nice!

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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #20 on: June 27, 2017, 10:00:28 PM »
Post-meal, the second eaglet shows itself again.
June 27, 4:06 pm



And then disappears again, behind a branch to the left, but the first one stays up, nicely visible.
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Re: Nest #20 Whaling Station Bay - 2016-2017 season
« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2017, 03:24:43 AM »
now you see em,- now you dont haha - like hide and seek - good capture Wren :-)