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Matisse1

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #120 on: January 18, 2021, 07:01:24 AM »

 :o look what i saw on rewind--about a third of the way in. It stays on the nest quite awhile calling to another owl, but when he's at the right side of the nest, I think I can hear a coyote howling as well ;)
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LisaG1967

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #121 on: January 18, 2021, 07:04:34 AM »

:o look what i saw on rewind--about a third of the way in

Great pic, Matisse!

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #122 on: January 18, 2021, 08:14:21 AM »

So nice of you to keep late watch/late hours for us Matisse  Very good viewing.   ;D

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #123 on: January 18, 2021, 09:57:14 AM »

Maybe the owls will move into n2b and give us something to watch and chat about.

tigeag

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #124 on: January 18, 2021, 10:19:31 AM »

Great pic Matisse!

Sounded like some commotion going on around 10:08 or so. Lot's of distant vocalizing, someone in distress or perhaps a food chase. Caught a glimpse of someone going by the retention pond.
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Matisse1

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #125 on: January 18, 2021, 10:29:30 AM »

Maybe the owls will move into n2b and give us something to watch and chat about.

It seems that every year the gho's come to the nest around this time, so it's not unusual. They do seek out old nests to settle in, but mom, old dad, and dm2 protect(ed) it well once egg season comes(came) around. Hopefully they keep this nest for themselves, but if they give it up, it would be interesting to observe the behaviors of owls ;)
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LisaG1967

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #126 on: January 18, 2021, 10:36:16 AM »

Great pics, tig!

Going to add the few that I captured
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The two shadows in the background look like eagles that were chasing the one eating on the branch


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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #127 on: January 18, 2021, 10:38:34 AM »

Hello, lil beauty


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Matisse1

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #128 on: January 18, 2021, 10:43:01 AM »

 ;D great pics Lisa.


this subadult has interesting coloration on his head--looks like a bandit with black still around eyes ;)

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #129 on: January 18, 2021, 10:48:34 AM »

Thanks Lisa!

More great pics by Lisa and Matisse!

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #130 on: January 18, 2021, 10:56:07 AM »

;D great pics Lisa.


this subadult has interesting coloration on his head--looks like a bandit with black still around eyes ;)

LOL, he does look he is wearing a mask.

Thanks, tig  :)

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #131 on: January 18, 2021, 11:31:51 AM »

Somebirdy's are out soaring - Great job by the cam ops following!






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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #132 on: January 18, 2021, 12:15:34 PM »

Lots of great pics this morning. Thanks cam ops and watchers!

Great day for soaring. Could those birds with narrow-looking wings be vultures?

Might the sub-adult (masked) visitor have a broken feather in the right wing or tail? Looks out of place and tan colored.

Matisse1

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #133 on: January 18, 2021, 12:51:12 PM »

Lots of great pics this morning. Thanks cam ops and watchers!

Great day for soaring. Could those birds with narrow-looking wings be vultures?

Might the sub-adult (masked) visitor have a broken feather in the right wing or tail? Looks out of place and tan colored.

I think what you're seeing is a broken off stub of a branch ;)

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2021
« Reply #134 on: January 18, 2021, 01:05:57 PM »

Lots of great pics this morning. Thanks cam ops and watchers!

Great day for soaring. Could those birds with narrow-looking wings be vultures?

Might the sub-adult (masked) visitor have a broken feather in the right wing or tail? Looks out of place and tan colored.

I wasn't watching the soaring so I can't say if they looked like vultures, however, vultures migrate for the winter so it's unlikely to be them.