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T40cfr403

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #645 on: March 19, 2021, 06:15:44 PM »

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #646 on: March 19, 2021, 06:16:05 PM »

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #647 on: March 19, 2021, 07:48:55 PM »

T40, thanks for sharing the location maps of our far-flying friends.

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #648 on: March 19, 2021, 09:37:58 PM »

From RRP's FB page:

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Where are D36 and D37? The warming weather is starting to bring eagles north by the tens of thousands, and D36 and D27 are among them!
D27 headed north on March 4. She flew north to Wabasha and checked out the National Eagle Center, went further north to visit Xcel Energy's Prairie Island plant, and could have been one of the many eagles I saw kettling above Diamond Bluff when I surveyed for falcons on March 10. She stayed for a few days before turning south to the Preston area, where she has remained since. I'm not familiar with her location, but a glance at Google Maps shows that she's in the sort of steep, folded terrain that eagles love: creeks and rivers for catching fish and bathing, forested slopes for perching, and upland farms for scavenging.
D36 is slowly heading north. After his polar plunge pilgrimage to southeast Iowa, he hooked north. Brett is still studying the data to decide exactly when his migration began, but as of March 17, he was a little northwest of Cedar Falls and about 66 miles south of his natal nest.
Spring breezes are blowing and everybirdy is on the move! Stay safe, fly high, and don't forget to write! Happy Fri-yay, everyone!

Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #649 on: March 20, 2021, 05:42:57 AM »

T40 - Many thanks, for the RRP post!  :D

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #650 on: March 20, 2021, 10:02:13 AM »

A few morning pics from Decorah - Sunrise behind the trees, geese at the retention pond, and some big birdy flying left to right, and looked like may have landed on top of a tree near the barn when cam ops followed.  Maybe a hawk?





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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #651 on: March 20, 2021, 10:29:35 PM »

Mom visited N2B at about 6:17 p.m.  She brought a fish which she quickly ate, feaked her beak, and flew off.








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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #652 on: March 20, 2021, 11:10:11 PM »

D36 and D27 phone home.

Thank you once again my Dear T40 for the heads up on 'our eagles' travels.   8) 8)

D27 flirting with her March move North here in 2021. 1st map.

D27 (female) hatched in N2B on 04/01/2017 to Mom and Dad Decorah.

We're also very curious if 'our Gal' heads up to her 'ol' stomping grounds in the boreal forest's of Ontario this year ?

One last wing/talon fishing expedition on the outflow waterfall of Sandy Lake along the Severn River perhaps ?

I've searched high and low for the exact name of this waterfall flowing out of Sandy Lakes Mizzay Bay.  2nd image.

Sandy Lake is the Severn River flowing northeast towards Hudson Bay technically.

I Reached out to the Sandy Lake First Nation .. "No one goes there except Bald Eagles period".
I'm just curious if there is a local indigenous name for that waterfall?
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Well alrighty then.
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The best answer I ever got from other sources was that no one ever goes there except for the Sacred Bald Eagles.  Works for me !   8)

Wow you go girl. You're in very good company apparently.

One of the coolest screen captures I've had the great pleasure of taking thanks to RRP. 
D27 2018 (first Summer) fishing/living at Sandy Lakes outflow waterfall Ontario Canada.

Kind of reminds us of 'the best fishing day ever' on another waterfall.   ;D  3rd image.

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D27's "in & out" 2020/2021. 4th image.
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #653 on: March 21, 2021, 05:30:45 AM »

Ginger - Great pics of Mom!

BL - Thanks for the map of D27!

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #654 on: March 21, 2021, 09:08:29 AM »

A few morning pics from Decorah - Sunrise, somebirdy on Maple2, and another birdy flying from left to right again this morning.






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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #655 on: March 21, 2021, 10:56:36 AM »

Lisa, your pics of visitors to N2B keep us hopeful and gratified for sightings to come!

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #656 on: March 22, 2021, 06:38:31 AM »

Brokenlug, I stopped breathing when I saw your third pic.  I wish I had been there to watch the live feed.  Looks like there were few parking spaces left. 

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #657 on: March 22, 2021, 09:57:56 AM »

Yes, STL, "hopeful and gratified" about these sightings at NB2!  Thanks for the pics, all. Great to get postcards from the kids, too. :D
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #658 on: March 22, 2021, 11:21:40 AM »

BL - "No one goes there except Bald Eagles period". 8) Fabulous news and I never get tired of seeing that map! Thanks! ;D ;D
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #659 on: March 22, 2021, 01:53:10 PM »

Sunrise over the bluffs, and a lil squirrel stops to smile for the cam