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Nest Watch - Saturday, February 10, 2018; Congratulations A-64 & A-49 on 1st Egg!
Topic Started: Feb 10 2018, 12:02 AM (872 Views)
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<::: PLEASE READ


Egg ... citing News.


The FP nest of .. A-64/m & A-49/f .. has ONE egg .. laid February 9th.

The SC nest of .. A-40/m & A-48/f .. has THREE eggs .. laid February 2nd, February 5th & February 8th.

The WE nest of .. K-01/m & K-91/f .. has ONE egg .. laid February 8th.



The adults will be taking turns incubating them and normally during this time, or at a switch, the eggs will also be rolled. This is to prevent the developing embryos/chicks from sticking to the inside of the shells.

While IWS is interested in the above information, and would be especially interested in knowing if an adult leaves the nest and the eggs are uncovered for a while, Dr. Sharpe has indicated in the past that he also wants us to simply enjoy the experience of watching all the happenings on the nests and learn more about these magnificent birds through the wonder of the Nest Cams.

Therefore, please continue to post observations in the usual way, but should you observe a parent switch or notice that the adult is not on the nest, it would be helpful to all of us if the time(s) could also be noted/posted .. along with whatever else you observe happening on the nest at that time.

Times of events/changes on a nest are a great help to those of us who video when we are editing the footage.


Just a few Gentle Reminders about posting on this thread. (Helps to save time when reading through it.)

Please remember that it is the CHANNEL ISLANDS NESTS ONLY .. either on or off camera .. that we post our observations/comments about.

There are FIVE IWS nests with cameras online .. so it is important to know WHICH NEST you are observing.

Please put the Initials at the start of your post.

. . .ALL NEST CAMS - http://www.iws.org/livecams.html
. . . BC = Bald Canyon on San Clemente Island - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt53p9H4UnQ Temporarily unavailable
. . . FP = Fraser Point - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rBaYUV7hrM
. . .SC = Sauces Canyon (WMP) - http://media1.vcoe.org/eaglecam2 Temporarily unavailable
. . .SC = Sauces Canyon - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2EbuOwNASY
. . .SC = Sauces Canyon (Explore) - http://explore.org/live-cams/player/sauces-bald-eagle
. . .TH = Two Harbors (Explore) - http://explore.org/live-cams/player/bald-eagle-two-harbors
. . .TH2 = Two Harbors (new nest) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCrURAom-fk
. . .THO = Two Harbors Overlook (Explore) - http://explore.org/live-cams/player/two-harbors-overlook-catalina
. . .WE = West End - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4J2lBaHj0nI
. . .WEO = West End Overlook - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3T_babuBGI


These nests are all in California ... so it's Pacific Time on this coast.

We prefer that the Quote Button is not used on this thread ... and if you must use it ... because you are referring to something on a previous page ... then take TEXT only ... never captures or video.

Thanks!

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<::: Videos Taken Yesterday:


FRASER POINT

:<<>>: Videos by Eagle Duo :<<>>:
FP - Princess Cruz Lays an Egg
FP - Close Up View of A-49's Egg

:<<>>: Video by Maria K. :<<>>:
FP - A-49 and A-64 sharing a fish / Some work have to be done too


SAUCES CANYON

:<<>>: Videos by Maria K. :<<>>:
SC - The switch from A-48 to A-40 at 6:41 AM
SC - A-40 arrives with a branch, again it lands onto A-48 / Switch to A-40


TWO HARBORS

:<<>>: Video by Maria K. :<<>>:
TH - K-81 brought nest material and a bird prey to the nest


WEST END

:<<>>: Videos by Maria K :<<>>:
WE - Some clips with K-91 and K-01 with their first egg this morning
WE - K-01 brought a big branch to the nest

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“A request from Dr. Sharpe”

Eagle Guy,Mar 28 2011
09:34 AM
We are recording the activity at the Two Harbors and West End nests so that we can identify all the prey brought to the nests to calibrate the results of the nest excavations at the end of the season. I'd appreciate if you could continue to report the times that prey are brought to the nest so that later we can go through the recordings more quickly to identify the items. Thanks.

Eagle Guy,Mar 28 2011
10:35 AM
Maybe prey delivery posts could be started with >>: even if it is a bird or unidentified, so that we can spot them more easily.

To make it easier for the biologists to see the prey deliveries, please limit the use of the blue fish to prey deliveries only.

Begin your post with the nest initials, followed by the time of delivery & the blue fish.


Eagle Guy,May 12 2011
04:45 PM
We are recording prey deliveries at all the online nests, so please continue to use the blue fish for deliveries at any nest.


Thank you!
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1/27/18. Dr. Sharpe's post on IWS Chat regarding the BC Nest:


" The antenna to San Clemente is down. I'll be able to get up there the week after next. The audio is actually just the West End Overlook audio overlaid on the Bald Canyon video."


2/9/18. Dr. Sharpe's post on IWS Chat regarding the BC Nest:

" There were no eggs at Bald Canyon as of noon on 2/8. I'll try to get out to the antenna early next week to see if I can fix it. "
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FP 4.44
For the last 5 hrs, A49 sits on the right branches preening. No egg in view ?? A64 not in view.



WE 4.43
K91 lays over the bowl to the 7, beak planted in the nest

4.56
K91 wakes and looks to the front
Edited by JoJo, Feb 10 2018, 04:57 AM.
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WE 5.06
K91 rises, egg lies between her feet as she preens

5.10
Something flies over K91 a few times, and she reaches up with her beak as if to grab it. She tracks it
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WE 5.14
K91 turns to the 1, Rolls and fluffs, turns to the 9 and settles. She tracks the front.

5.15
She squirms around to face the 7 and pulls in fluff, still keeping watch around her

5.25
She dozes off, then looks out to the right again
Edited by JoJo, Feb 10 2018, 05:27 AM.
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WE 5.33
91 rises again and watches to the front

5.37
She turns to the 3, Rolls, turns to the 12, Rolls and fluffs, turns to the 9, Rolls and fluffs, turns to the 6 to settle
Edited by JoJo, Feb 10 2018, 05:39 AM.
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FP 5.51
A49 alerts to the right
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WE 6.02
K91 rises to scratch her chin. She looks to the front and begins to call and trumpet

6.03
She looks down to check the egg, then watches to the right front
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FP 6.06
A49 stretches and does a neck dance.

6.07
She turns around and watches rear, left, and front. The rear of the bush shakes???

6.08
A49 does a PS, looks left, and hops to the nest....................

6.09
She steps into the bowl, appears to Roll and tamps.

6.10
She Rolls again and the egg comes to view.

6.11
She turns in the bowl to the 3, Rolls, then settles
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WE 6.08
K91 steps to the 6, looks back at the egg/bowl.

6.09
She returns to the bowl facing 9, Rolls the egg, then settles

6.11
K91 stares down into the nest
Edited by JoJo, Feb 10 2018, 06:15 AM.
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FP 6.15
Cam zooms in on A49..................

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WE 6.18
K91 steps to the front, calls and trumpets. K01 replies in the distance.

6.19
K91 flies down the right front, K01 flies in the right front. Switch He steps into the bowl at the 9 to the 3. He gathers fluff.

6.20
He turns to the 6, fluffs, turns to the 9, fluffs, turns to the 10, fluffs

6.22
Cam hitches, he lays to the 8
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