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NWargo01

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #930 on: May 04, 2021, 11:37:21 AM »

Great to know that the cameras are back on. Thanks to John and all at RRP for their efforts! And to the forum posters for the pics.  It's been a very "fishy" morning today.  The eaglets will be unzipping fish on their own real soon.

About the archived pics from 2020 -- There's the whole season right here on the Forum!  Duh.
For development comparison, we have to find hatch date, age, and compare on that date, which would be different from this year since the hatch was earlier. I'm math-challenged, so . . . I think this works.  Any way you look at it, DN13 and 14 seem to be doing just fine.

Agreed!  ;D
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #931 on: May 04, 2021, 12:25:04 PM »

Love this stage of their development, and looking forward to the milestones to come!
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #932 on: May 04, 2021, 12:53:39 PM »

Hope I identified the feathers correctly.  Checked Amy's blog and it said that juvenile flight feathers start after 27 days, so I figured that must be what stage they are in now.
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #933 on: May 04, 2021, 01:05:08 PM »

Great pics this morning and afternoon, STL and NW!

NW, I love that one you have caption, How cute are they?  Looks like they were posing for you.   :)

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #934 on: May 04, 2021, 01:06:24 PM »

Great pics this morning and afternoon, STL and NW!

NW, I love that one you have caption, How cute are they?  Looks like they were posing for you.   :)

It did, didn't it?  ;D
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #935 on: May 04, 2021, 01:20:04 PM »

A couple screenshots from earlier this morning that I forgot to post - DN14 & DN13 beak-to-beak, and breakfish again


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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #936 on: May 04, 2021, 01:54:57 PM »

Fish for lunch - DNF brought in a fish and 14 was ready to eat, 14 gets fed while 13 watches, 13 pulls fish away from DNF, and 13 did not eat much at that feeding, but they do have DNF's talon in their beak








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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #937 on: May 04, 2021, 04:42:45 PM »

A couple from this afternoon...
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #938 on: May 05, 2021, 04:30:46 AM »

A couple from this afternoon...

Great pics, NW

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #939 on: May 05, 2021, 06:05:13 AM »

Morning pics - Breakfast arrived and was ate, 13 & 14 waiting on more food, and 2nd fish is arriving and 13 looks like they are mantling a lil seeing it arrive




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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #940 on: May 05, 2021, 06:58:27 AM »

Great pics STL, NW and Lisa!

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #941 on: May 05, 2021, 08:15:46 AM »

Great pics STL, NW and Lisa!

Adorable pic, tig!

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #942 on: May 05, 2021, 09:43:01 AM »

Great shots Lisa & tig!  These two are so photogenic.  ;D

What kind of fish do the parents bring to the nest?  Looked sort of like trout, but really big.
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #943 on: May 05, 2021, 10:48:58 AM »

Great shots Lisa & tig!  These two are so photogenic.  ;D

What kind of fish do the parents bring to the nest?  Looked sort of like trout, but really big.

NW, if I remember correctly from chat....I think trout and suckers.

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #944 on: May 05, 2021, 11:07:20 AM »

Good morning sun, good morning DNN family, good morning cap ops and Forum posters!  Many thanks to RRP for getting the video back up and running so fast.  ;)

About the fish -- I think brown trout, which are larger than rainbows, and are spawning now. And a couple kinds of sucker fish.  I'll check the Iowa Dept of Natural Resources for more particulars.