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jaspurr

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2355 on: November 23, 2021, 02:34:37 PM »

STL, oh my, that sunrise. 

STLbf

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2356 on: November 23, 2021, 04:00:01 PM »

Thanks to the cam ops for the sunrise pics!  Somebody could make a neat calendar from the sunrise & sunset pics at the North nest.  Or a set of jigsaw puzzles for the ATF auction next summer.  Who is creative in that way?

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2357 on: November 23, 2021, 07:28:33 PM »

Video from Blossem Holland of nestorations and mating this morning (the mating is at about 6:46 in the video):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHDi0U0BXb4&t=1s


Video I recorded of a juvie visitor having fun playing with a stick in the pasture around 10:48 a.m.  Such a cutie!

https://youtu.be/T2iTqw5qtAs



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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2358 on: November 23, 2021, 07:30:47 PM »

Some pics from this morning showing DNF's wingspan in relation to the size of that nest bowl. 






nanimal

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2359 on: November 23, 2021, 08:26:33 PM »

Beautiful DNF pics, Ginger. Love the juvie stick play. Looks like it might be a first year - safe travels young one! Thanks for sharing
They are not brethren, they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of the earth. ~ Henry Beston
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2360 on: November 24, 2021, 06:10:55 AM »

Beautiful pics, and thanks for the videos, Ginger!  :D

STLbf

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2361 on: November 24, 2021, 10:17:52 AM »

Great pics and videos Lisa and Ginger.  Thanksgiving treats for all of us.

DNF is a really big eagle! 

Sub-adult in one of the creek trees about 9:00 this morning.  Darkish area above the beak, so I think sub-adult.  Could be dirty DNF, too.

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2362 on: November 24, 2021, 01:10:05 PM »

Well, the visitor came to the nest and stayed for a while.  It is definitely a sub-adult, with dark feathers in the tail and on the head. Beautiful. Wonder where MrN and DNF have gone. Over the river and through the woods, to visit elsewhere for the day???

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2363 on: November 24, 2021, 04:11:23 PM »

Well, the visitor came to the nest and stayed for a while.  It is definitely a sub-adult, with dark feathers in the tail and on the head. Beautiful. Wonder where MrN and DNF have gone. Over the river and through the woods, to visit elsewhere for the day???

What a beautiful visitor!

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2364 on: November 24, 2021, 05:02:24 PM »

Visitors galore today and I'm sure I missed some.  This afternoon, two juveniles in the creek trees and fishing from the banks. Then, I believe MrN but could be a visiting adult, perched on the Love branches and the Yonder tree, serious preening for quite a while.

Several woodpeckers, downy and red-bellied, in the dense brush in the nest area. No posting because my pics are very blurry; these little feeders were too speedy.  Rewind to about 1:00 for the live action.

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2365 on: November 26, 2021, 12:00:31 PM »

Short nest visit by MrN and DNF early this morning.

Hope everybirdie had a grand Thanksgiving Day.

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2366 on: November 26, 2021, 01:24:36 PM »

Great pics, STL!

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2367 on: November 27, 2021, 12:07:09 PM »

Beautiful pics of the visitors, and Mr. N and DNF!  Thanks, STL. I always enjoy them and save many.
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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2368 on: November 27, 2021, 12:08:49 PM »

MrN and DNF are busy this morning. DNF flew from a creek tree to the bank for a short while, then off to the north. Both showed up at the nest with sticks a while later. Cam ops caught some great closeups, then  flyarounds possibly chasing visitors or maybe just each other. At noon, they are perched near the creek.

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Re: Decorah North Eagles 2021
« Reply #2369 on: November 27, 2021, 12:11:07 PM »

Couple more pics.  I'm pretty sure the flyaround ended with MRN and DNF perched in a creek tree.

Nanimal, I'm delighted you enjoy the pics!