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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:28 AM EST  
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8:25 AM

Pa up to do a little digging around the edge of the bowl, nudges eggs slightly and goes down facing 3 oclock


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By: Pat B (offline) on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:28 AM EST  
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8:26am
Dad gets up to roll the eggs - and settles down again facing 3!
It doesn't look so wet there!



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By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:39 AM EST  
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8:37 am
Adult facing 2:00-3:00
Rain has stopped
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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:46 AM EST  
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8:45 am
Pa still in same position just looking around. Lots of bird sounds and banging at Epicure


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By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:55 AM EST  
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8:54 am
Parent with 2 eggs
Eggs turned, nesting material dug
Parent gently returns to cover the eggs
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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 12:09 PM EST  
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9:09 am
Pa still down on eggs in same position just looking around
Nest still appears very wet it must be a misty rain as its not really visible on the cam. The odd time you can see and hear drops

9:32 am
Rain has picked up a little now Pa looking somewhat soggy also

9:39 am
Drops can be seen running off Pas back now; hes made no calls since starting his shift at 7:28 am

9:44 am
Ma flies in at 1 and comes down beside Pa, he gets up and exits at 8-ish and Ma settles in facing 9 o'clock Out


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By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 12:42 PM EST  
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9:40 am
Adult still facing 6:00
Rain drops more audible now
Adult's feathers visibly starting to drip water
Nest adult now calling out
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9:45am
Second adult just flew in to rim at 1:00, looks like Ma
Exchange took place, no egg turning
Ma now facing 9:00
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By: Evaklk (offline) on Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 01:41 PM EST  
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10:39am
One wet parent gets up and shakes wings, two beautiful eggs clearly seen, Parent (Ma?) digs in nest cup.

10:41am
Ma still digs in nest cup, then settles back on eggs facing 7:00.

10:56am
Ma off eggs and flies out 4:00.

10:57am
A nice fly in from 1:00 and parent (Ma again?) settles immediately on eggs facing 6:00.


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