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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1020 on: October 30, 2020, 08:38:28 AM »

A few years back I had the cam up before dawn,
I saw a GHO INSIDE the nest box then.
I posted the pic here on RRP
The former female falcon fended off a GHO
I will be surprised if Nova nests inside box next year

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1021 on: November 03, 2020, 07:42:45 AM »

GHO at the nest box again early this morning.  They would not find this box to be too small for nesting.   :(

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1022 on: November 03, 2020, 01:45:59 PM »

If that's the case, I hope the GHO go ahead and use the box, and our falcon pair find a safer nesting spot.

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1023 on: November 03, 2020, 03:00:19 PM »

If that's the case, I hope the GHO go ahead and use the box, and our falcon pair find a safer nesting spot.

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1024 on: November 12, 2020, 07:52:16 AM »

Any info on the new nestbox/redesign of the existing nestbox?  I would assume they would want to do it before the winter weather sets in. 

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1025 on: November 12, 2020, 07:53:40 AM »

Who can tell me what the many white birds on the water are?

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1026 on: November 12, 2020, 12:36:38 PM »

the big ones are pelicans and tundra swans I think.  Time for Finn to weigh in! ;)
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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1027 on: November 13, 2020, 07:28:52 AM »

Thanks for your answer.  I think swans from what I see and know of this latitude.  I have always lived near the great lakes and have never seen a pelican here.  I have always thought of them being more southerly, but could be I guess.  Wish I did not have to guess.  Wish I could just take a ride over there and see them first hand.  Thanks again and have a good day.

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1028 on: November 13, 2020, 07:38:53 AM »

The white pelicans are very common on the flyway, especially in the fall. I usually travel to that area each spring, and also see them at that time. They seem to be much more numerous during the fall migration though.

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1029 on: November 13, 2020, 09:10:48 PM »

Well I stand informed.  White Pelicans it is.  Thank you again.  Maybe I will see them in the spring on my way to Ely MN. If I can get a vaccination for covid.

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1030 on: November 27, 2020, 04:03:19 AM »

Nov 27, 2020
I still see barges, river not frozen yet
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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1031 on: December 01, 2020, 05:16:01 PM »

A couple of RRP cam sunsets tonight... enjoy!!!


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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1032 on: December 02, 2020, 06:49:02 AM »

O WOW - AWESOME!
RRP cams over the Mississippi December 1 caught LOTS n LOTS of bald eagles all together in a tree!
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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1033 on: December 17, 2020, 09:25:44 AM »

Ice on the Mississippi
Dec 17, 2020
Eagles were standing on it - wish I'd sseen them land!

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Re: Great Spirit Bluff Falcons, Dresbach, MN
« Reply #1034 on: December 18, 2020, 06:28:42 AM »

There's some video of some Juvie Eagles on the ice from the GSB camera. One of them lands during the video. They handle the landing on ice much better than those mallards :)