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 Decorah, Iowa - Bald Eagle Cam - 2010
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By: JudyB (offline) on Saturday, March 06 2010 @ 09:21 AM EST  
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Here's PeggyJean's video from the Maine forum:
VIDEO of egg 3

I haven't seen the new egg yet - these pictures are also PeggyJean's from this morning:




Thank you, PeggyJean! love

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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Saturday, March 06 2010 @ 10:09 AM EST  
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Thank you JudyB and PeggyJean, Clapping Clapping Clapping

An egg roll at 8:57 a.m. CST; only saw just the one egg but I'll call it the 3rd egg. Green LOL
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Monday, March 08 2010 @ 10:13 AM EST  
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wave,

Took a quick peek at 9:01 and saw all 3 eggs! Grin
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Saturday, March 13 2010 @ 08:35 AM EST  
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Good morning Decorah, Smile

7:24 a.m. CST,
Big Trill
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Rolls 3 eggs
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Tuesday, March 16 2010 @ 08:10 PM EDT  
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Mom has been gathering nest fluff around her as she incubates.

6:43 p.m. CST,
All's well.
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6:44 pm,
Egss rolled.
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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Sunday, March 21 2010 @ 09:16 AM EDT  
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Good morning Decorah,

8:00 a.m. CDT (S'caps time stamped using PDT).
Parent switch.
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By: MaryF (offline) on Wednesday, March 31 2010 @ 02:51 PM EDT  
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No reports from here for a while so I gave the nest a look! :blink: It is a beautiful, breezy day at the nest...everything going well.


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Up for an egg roll...no pun intended!


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Three eggs in a triangle...looking good!


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You lookin at me??



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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Wednesday, March 31 2010 @ 09:38 PM EDT  
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Thank you, Mary, wave Very nice! Decorah is a beautiful nest.





       
   
By: JudyB (offline) on Friday, April 02 2010 @ 11:37 AM EDT  
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There's a nice pile of new grass in the nest this morning, partially blocking our view of the nest bowl - but I did get a look at the eggs - and there are still three eggs there. Today is day 36 for the first egg, so while I don't really expect a hatch until Sunday or Monday - it could happen sooner. Smile

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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Saturday, April 03 2010 @ 09:51 PM EDT  
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Link: PeggyJean's annimation of a chick at Decorah:

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll40 ... g_0026.gif

Add: I found PeggyJean's gif at "raptorresource(dot)org":
http://www.raptorresource.org/falcon_cams/index.html





       
   
By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Saturday, April 03 2010 @ 10:14 PM EDT  
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9:05 pm CDT,
A little breezy on the nest; Mom is preening.
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By: JudyB (offline) on Saturday, April 03 2010 @ 10:53 PM EDT  
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Thanks, CAL (and thanks to PeggyJean!) - wonderful news that the first egg has hatched here. Grin This was such a fun nest to watch last year! Grin

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By: MaryF (offline) on Sunday, April 04 2010 @ 02:35 AM EDT  
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Thank You Cal and Peggy Jean!! It's wonderful to have another brand new chicklet to watch!! Wub



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By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Sunday, April 04 2010 @ 11:19 AM EDT  
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Happy Easter Decorah,

Video: Easter Eaglet





       
   
By: JudyB (offline) on Monday, April 05 2010 @ 09:43 AM EDT  
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Thanks for the video, CAL - I can sort of imagine the tiny chick saying WOW as it watches the adult fly off! Grin

Still one chick and two eggs, though there might be a hole in one of the eggs:
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Today is day 36 for the second egg, so it's likely to hatch today or tomorrow. The first egg hatched on Saturday, which was day 37 for it.

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By: JudyB (offline) on Monday, April 05 2010 @ 11:47 AM EDT  
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The chick is being fed. This is a great cam - and is more popular than it has bandwidth to support so tends to freeze and buffer. I'm not seeing any movement in the eggs - but am not sure I would, given the nature of the cam. There is sound, but there's no way to tell if there's any peeps coming from an egg given the peeping of the little chick. love
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By: JudyB (offline) on Monday, April 05 2010 @ 05:29 PM EDT  
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There are two. love love
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Not too easy to see - the older is sitting up for a feeding in the first pic, and the newer is in a little heap behind. In the second pic, the little one has moved a little so you can make out its head. It doesn't help that the nest also contains the third egg, both parts of #2's shell - and a bunch of feathers from #1's lunch. Smile

This is the first time I've seen #2, though one of the eggs looked as if it could be separating in the pic in my previous post. I'll check the BirdCam Forum to see if they have a time of hatch.

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By: MaryF (offline) on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 12:28 AM EDT  
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Smile It's especially wonderful to come here tonight and see another new little life! Aren't all these fuzzy little gray peepers just great to see? Wub Thank you JudyB for being on the ball with this nest!!



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By: JudyB (offline) on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 09:06 AM EDT  
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It's a nice nest to watch - view of the countryside, and even has sound so I can listen to the breeze and the little chirpy sounds (and dive for the mute button when Mom decides to make an announcement!).

It looks like a rainy sort of day, but I have had a quick glimpse at both chicks - a bit of rivalry going on, but I don't expect it to be serious; this was a pretty mellow nest last year.

11:30 am
Feeding going on. love
The older one has pecked the little one a couple of times, but both are now focusing on the adult, and the older one is waiting almost patiently while the tiny one is being offered some bites.
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By: MaryF (offline) on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 03:55 PM EDT  
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JudyB...I'm not good with dates...has it passed the time for the third egg to hatch? I love the feeding pic. It does seem like one of these chicks os much bigger than the other one.



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By: JudyB (offline) on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 05:11 PM EDT  
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For better or worse, it's several days before the third egg is likely to hatch - it almost seemed like an after-thought, arriving five days after the second egg (three days is normal). The first egg hatched Saturday, April 3 (37 days after it was laid), and the second hatched Monday, April 5 (36 days after it was laid). Today is day 32 for the third egg - and I think the earliest I've ever heard of an egg hatching is day 34, and day 35 is more common - so it should hatch Thursday or Friday.

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By: Anonymous: iowamom987 () on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 10:30 PM EDT  
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Yes, it was a pretty rainy day here in Decorah - even a couple of brief thundershowers. (Thankfully, we missed the hail and it hit 70 miles south of us instead -- golf ball size in some places!)

The country around the nest is beautiful because we have lots of limestone bluffs in the area. It was great fun to walk down near the nest late last summer after the new eagles had learned to fly. They would perch in the pine trees and call to one another or soar over the fields and streams looking for food.

We're thrilled that the nest cam is available and that so many people have taken such an interest in it. We're enjoying it right along with everyone else.





       
   
By: JudyB (offline) on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 10:49 PM EDT  
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Welcome to the forum, iowamom987! Welcome It's always great to have people from the area posting - we can see a bit of the countryside on the cam, but there's so much we miss. (And speaking of missing - I'm glad they didn't have to deal with a hailstorm!)

Here are a few pictures from today - because much of the day was rainy, the little ones were usually "inside" when I looked. Smile

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By: Anonymous: iowamom987 () on Tuesday, April 06 2010 @ 10:57 PM EDT  
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I was thrilled to find this forum. I've learned so much from all of you about our eagles, their daily routines and their life cycle. (More than I could have learned on my own by watching them on my own.) I certainly would never have known by watching that the eagles were laying their eggs or that they have to roll them periodically. You've been able to capture some pretty cool videos.

Thanks so much for all you do to educate the rest of us.





       
   
By: Anonymous: CAL04 () on Wednesday, April 07 2010 @ 02:44 AM EDT  
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wave Hi iowamom987,

We're thrilled to have you here with us and certainly appreciate your on-the-spot reports of Decorah. Keep 'em coming. Nodding yes





       
   



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