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nanimal

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2022
« Reply #1755 on: September 09, 2022, 02:01:49 PM »

Great info, BL and T40; thanks for sharing! I love visualizing our eagles living their amazing eagle lives! May they continue on with safe travels!💗
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 Eagles 2022
« Reply #1756 on: September 11, 2022, 01:47:49 AM »

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2022
« Reply #1757 on: September 11, 2022, 04:57:49 AM »

T40 - Thanks for the live link, very cool!

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2022
« Reply #1758 on: September 20, 2022, 01:28:42 PM »

One from the "archives"

Decorah Eagles | WOW, 9 fish in a row!! ~ 04-06-2020 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLoP8QKqnwA&ab_channel=EagleCam
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Re: Decorah Eagles 2022
« Reply #1759 on: September 20, 2022, 01:35:28 PM »

Thanks for that memory, T40!

It sure felt like DM2 was clearing out the pond that day.  ;D

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Re: Decorah Eagles 2022
« Reply #1760 on: Today at 07:54:34 PM »

From RRP's FB page:

Happy Fri-yay, everyone! We're a little over halfway through camera work and we wanted to share a few updates! To date:
- We replaced a camera and added a new camera at the North nest. We're super excited to share the new views with everyone: this camera is in a tree to the side of the nest and will give us a brand new perspective on nest activities. We also did some trimming.
- We cleaned cameras and did a lot of trimming at N2B. Two things really struck us: without constant replenishment, the nest has really compacted and shrunk, and without constant eagle trimming, small shoots and suckers had taken over the branches. We were surprised by the amount of trimming that needed to be done!
We'll start streaming again on October 8. Watch this space and our website for more information. Thank you so much for all of your support and for being patient during our maintenance month: for watching, sharing, learning, and especially for caring.


John hard at work on the new camera system.


A look at the North nest. It's not easy to work on rope: the leverage is all wrong and the branches don't always let us hang where we want. We built scaffolding to make accessing and replacing the cameras easier. We remove it as soon as we are done!


Amy trimming on the Skywalk. We got it trimmed back to the end!


What is it with the North nest squirrels? They shredded this camera mount in the one place it wasn't protected.


It's all protected now!


Kike working on camera replacement.


Mr. North inspecting our work on September 22. He seems to have approved it!


Kike and Dave Kester at our banding blind. We run this project with Luther College and are very excited about this year's group of interns!


If you look closely, you'll see Kike working in a tree at center. He is placing the new camera: not an easy place to do it, since part of the tree was dead and only one person can be up there at a time.


A closer look.


Random tractors at the Kwik Trip on Highway 9 and Short Street. The one at rear is an Avery 'Eagle'. The owner told me it was one of six metal Avery tractors left in the world.


We go through a lot of this! Amy did some camo work this year, but John Howe is the true camo Old Master painter!


Enlarge this and you'll see the scaffolding from below. The nest is about 55 feet off the ground and the scaffolding is 65-70.

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.
― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring