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Nora in IA

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #210 on: May 01, 2021, 10:27:41 AM »

Saturday -- May 1st
When Zooey flies in and says "Out, it's MY turn" she means it.


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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #211 on: May 02, 2021, 05:27:07 AM »

oy vey such a view .........
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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #212 on: May 02, 2021, 09:42:43 AM »

oy vey such a view .........
True.  She'd just landed.  ;D :D

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #213 on: May 02, 2021, 12:23:02 PM »

"Please can I have a turn, PLEASE??"

"Hmmm, do you think I should let him?  Oh, ok."


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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #214 on: May 02, 2021, 12:33:15 PM »

Great pics, Nora!

Can you imagine how she will be with the babies, if she don't want to give up a turn on the eggs?!  ;D

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« Reply #215 on: May 02, 2021, 12:37:17 PM »

It's like something clicked and she went right into mom to be mode.  :)

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #216 on: May 02, 2021, 01:07:10 PM »

It's like something clicked and she went right into mom to be mode.  :)

Yep!  :D

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #217 on: May 05, 2021, 07:11:22 AM »

DAWN BARGE
May 5
15 car barge upriver at dawn

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« Reply #218 on: May 10, 2021, 11:34:25 AM »

I see that first egg is still there, wonder if it will hatch....I'd be surprised.

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #219 on: May 12, 2021, 03:36:03 PM »

May 12
Kestrel eggs hatching today
3 chicks so far
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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #220 on: May 15, 2021, 05:59:21 PM »

These beauties were on GSB cam, not sure what type they are...




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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #221 on: May 15, 2021, 06:12:00 PM »

These beauties were on GSB cam, not sure what type they are...


Looks like northern rough-winged swallows to me. Brown back, no breast band.

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #222 on: May 15, 2021, 07:24:07 PM »

Oh cool, I'd seen them before, but didn't what kind of swallow. :)

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #223 on: May 16, 2021, 04:19:09 AM »

I just call them cliff swallows - it fits them.
2021 fledglings - totally adorable
Doesnt seem the falcons eat them

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Re: 2021 Great Spirit Bluff falcons, Mississippi River
« Reply #224 on: May 16, 2021, 04:30:57 AM »

Barges and boats backed up along the Mississippi River due to I-40 bridge shutdown
May 13, 2021
https://youtu.be/0d8_gZYodpM

Some will be interested in this
12 car barge goin downriver
Kirstiek image off Explore

Later I saw a 16 car barge goin upriver
« Last Edit: May 16, 2021, 04:01:42 PM by shep »
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