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by MaryF
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

Thank you so much everybody for the scaps of precious E15!! I was attempting to get some sleep and I so appreciate you all!! :love:


Welcome to our precious E15!! :rh:
SWF   welcome E15   2   3-31-20.jpg
SEWF   welcome E15   3-31-20.jpg
by MaryF
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

The pip is progressing nicely!! Check out that egg tooth!! :love:

SWF   pip progress   3-29-20.jpg
by MaryF
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

.WHAT did M15 bring to his Queen?? She was not happy about it!!

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by MaryF
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

.Thanks suemac and Philjo!! A different view of our pip in Egg #3

Right on time!! :woohoo:
SWF   pip-egg3   3-29-20.jpg
by MaryF
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

JudyB---are we talking about $63,000?? John Bunker Sands Wetland Center March 26 Journal Entry #18 Continued. During my two hour visit Dad left the tower once to give chase to an intruder. I always think of the Turkey Vultures as 'innocent victims' of the eagle's protective instincts. They drift al...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center ournal Entry #18: March 24th Since the eagles don't live in Dallas County (and neither do I ), I arrived at the tower this afternoon to give everyone an update. This time of year, I make most of my observations from a property to the west of the tower. Our young eagl...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center March 19 Journal Entry #17 March 19th KNEE BOOTS and an umbrella are the order of the day. 7 inches of rain in 7 days means a lot of slogging through the mud to the nest. So it was overcast and misty during the time of my shoot today. JBS 13 is nearly full grown in ...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

March 11 Journal Entry #16 Continued.......... Our eagles continue to take exception to raptors coming into their no-fly zone. Today there was one Vulture eviction and one encounter with a Red-tailed Hawk. The Red-tail didn't show any inclination to deviate from its flight plan, so Mom undertook to...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. March 11 Journal Entry #16 March 10th THE EAGLET....... Yes, the singular form of the word. I watched the male bring in a fish and later a small rodent to feed the young. During those feeding intervals only one bird showed itself. Were there two, the second would have certainly been seen as they f...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. February 25 Journal Entry #15:A WINDY DAY.....Spring is coming. Feb 24th Moderate temperatures and winds gusting to 30 mph means it is a good day for a controlled burn on the East Fork Wetlands. The team at the NTMWD was busy creating the optimum environment for new growth of the marsh plants in t...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

February 17 · Journal Entry #14: WE HAVE AN EAGLET!.... Feb 17th. I arrived just before 1 PM. The first few days of life are eat, sleep and eliminate waste. They are very busy growing. But now we are at about two weeks. The time between feedings increases and some play/exercise time becomes part of...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Feb 7th Journal Entry #13: A KILL............ During other times of the year when the adults are not busy raising eaglets, they hunt for themselves and usually eat their kill on a nearby tree limb. When the eggs are being nurtured,one adult sometimes brings a kill for their partner who is occupied...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Feb 3rd Journal Entry #12:PROGRESS..... How can you tell if a chick has hatched? The behavior of the adults will give clues to what is happening. When there are only eggs, the adult will raise up periodically and move the eggs around (aeration) and fluff up the bedding. This only takes a couple of...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. Jan 25th TERRITORIAL...... As I came on station this morning, the guard eagle made a flyby and gave me a scream. Sort of a “I have my eyes on you.” After settling on the usual perch in the large tree (800 ft to the north), the eagle was harassed by what looked to be, a Mockingbird. That lasted a f...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Jan 20th PLUMMETING DESCENT...... I was on station starting around 1 PM watching for any activity. All was quiet until a few minutes before 2 PM. One of the mates approached the tower from several hundred feet above the tower arm. When it was positioned high above the tower it began a series of ba...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.January 6 Eagle Journal Entry (continued from Jan 4th): Once the first egg is laid, the job becomes 24/7. If you're not on the nest then you're on guard duty. It will remain that way for the next 4 months. After the shift change mentioned in the previous entry, Mom remained on the top arm for a fe...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. Jan 4th Journal Entry #9: I arrived at 9:00 to find about a dozen fans (human) of our eagle pair on site. Shortly after, one of the eagles flew by the tower and continued to a large tree to the north (this is a frequent perching tree). He (gender tentatively assigned based on observations) stayed ...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.. December 26, 2019 · The early morning was heavy with fog. Both adults flew in to the nest around 9:15. One was carrying bedding in its beak. While sticks will be added on a regular basis, now is the time to begin to add new grasses to form a padded mattress in the central part of the nest. Both a...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. Dec 18th It was a perfect eagle day. The winds were light with a bright Sun and moderate temperatures. The pair was on the twin towers from about 10:00 to 11:30. They each departed in a leisurely fashion using thermals to get a little altitude. These forays have a dual purpose. They are part pleas...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Dec 9th This morning finds Mom nestled in the bowl of the nest. Dad was out foraging for nest material. Around 10 AM he brings in a stick vaguely resembling Reindeer antlers in keeping with the season. After pausing on the top spar for a minute or two, he dropped down onto the nest leaving the sti...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Dec 3rd Both eagles were perched on the lower tower arm near the vertical part of the tower. This was about 8:15. They flew off about 8:30 and perched on another tower about 2000 ft away. The eagles aren't spending all that much time on or near the nest. This casual approach to the intensive part ...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Nov 15th Mom and Dad spent about an hour this morning perched at the top of the nest tower. I refer to this location as the guard post. They prefer this location once the nest becomes active with eggs or young. About 45 minutes into my watch, several flights of White Pelicans passed near the tower...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. Nov 9th This is the third entry in the Eagle Journal. The pair was enjoying the tower perch today where the first nest was established years ago. They stayed a while and then flew off to the east. Today I want to feature the nest itself. In the picture below, you can see a number of sticks danglin...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

. Eagle Journal: Entry #2 Oct 22nd Tom Fleming I visited the site today for 2 hours around noon. While most of the tornado headlines focused on North Dallas, there was a 2nd super cell running parallel but south of the big one. This cell was on a track to intersect Combine and the Wetlands. It had a...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20
Replies: 67
Views: 3144

Re: Seagoville, TX -- 2018 -20

.Thank you JudyB for the two updates from the nest. Since I was given permission the first year of this cam to post anything from their FB page I am going to attempt to post the other entries and photos from their Eagle Journal done by Tom Fleming :D This was the first entry that I found! I want to...
by MaryF
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Police Academy -- Washington,DC-- 2018--2019
Replies: 28
Views: 2007

Re: Police Academy -- Washington,DC-- 2018--2019

. Just to let everybody know!! ----- I just found this notice on F. I had been waiting to find out about the cam before setting up a new thread for the season ‎The Earth Conservation Corps‎ to Anacostia Raptor Watch Dear Dedicated Eagle Watchers, Although we have been working DILIGENTLY to fix the ...
by MaryF
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

LadyHawk is right on the ball! Here is her video of Harriet laying egg #4! :love: :vid: Thank you LadyHawk!!! SWF H-Is she 2-25-20.jpg This looks suspicious! Is it time? (scaps are from the video) SWFL Eagles ~ HARRIET LAYS EGG #4 Tonight! It's Another Miracle! Congratulations!! 2.25.20 https://www...
by MaryF
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

. Our LadyHawk is fast this afternoon! Here we have M15 seeing his new egg for the first time! Thank you LadyHawk!! :vid: SWF H-are you hiding something 2 2-22-20.jpg HARRIET--are you hiding something from me? .(scaps are from the video) SWFL Eagles ~ Proud Papa M15 Sees New Egg #3 For The First Tim...
by MaryF
Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

Here we go folks---our BIG surprise on video!!! Thank you LadtHawk for being so fast!!! We love it!! As far as we can find out, this is the first re-clutch ever on a cam after the loss of an eaglet! There have been others after the loss of eggs but we think we have a first here!! :thumlft: [/b]!! :...
by MaryF
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020
Replies: 8872
Views: 314468

Re: SW Florida Eagle Cam 2019~2020

I have to say I am very surprised - definitely one for the record books! The timing makes sense in that second clutches generally take about a month, and it's about a month since we lost E14 - but I don't remember ever hearing of a second clutch after a pair has spent almost 4 weeks raising a chick...

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