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by davidh
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Hastings Street/PNE Nest, Vancouver - Seasons 2018-2021
Replies: 345
Views: 19667

Re: Hastings Street/PNE Nest, Vancouver - Seasons 2018-2021

The Hastings Park Nest being built: Sept 11, 2020

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a. The sturdy cedar branch frame


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b. Stage two – filling in the frame.


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c. The finished nest – waiting the eagle’s home touch!
by davidh
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Hastings Street/PNE Nest, Vancouver - Seasons 2018-2021
Replies: 345
Views: 19667

Re: Hastings Street/PNE Nest, Vancouver - Seasons 2018-2021

Report on Building the New Artificial Nest at Hastings Park Hastings Park Wonderfully Productive But Deadly Nest is Replaced. The Hastings Park eagle nest has had a following for nearly 20 years. Unfortunately the area around the Park, bordering Burrard Inlet on the north and containing a couple of...
by davidh
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here: (Sept 18, 2020) A wonderful banding review – Why HWF bands & tracks our Eagles!
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Hancock here: (Sept 18, 2020) A wonderful banding review – Why HWF bands & tracks our Eagles!

The Canadian Wildlife Service in cooperation with the USF&WS controls all bird banding in North America. As an aside, I started as an assistant banding birds under Doug Wood's permit on Mandarte Island off Sidney, BC in the 1950’s when I was 12. When I was 15 or 16 Doug became physically handicappe...
by davidh
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here; Here is our 'to be' first Artificial Nest on Vancouver Island
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Hancock here; Here is our 'to be' first Artificial Nest on Vancouver Island

Here is our 'to be' first Artificial Nest on Vancouver Island -- in the Estuary of Beautiful French Creek -- the story is self explanatory as the local group has prepared a fine YouTube video: Interview with David Hancock, eagle specialist, about the upcoming eagle nest build at French Creek. David
by davidh
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: David Here: Loki is almost to the Alaskan panhandle
Replies: 0
Views: 63

David Here: Loki is almost to the Alaskan panhandle

Loki has come through again. I think she is going to be a real winner. So far in a months life she has fledged, hit a power line and survived, been recuperated by the OWL team, supported our BETA03 tracking devise, travelled 300 miles north to Bella Coola and now has travelled to the mouth of the Na...
by davidh
Fri May 22, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here: Eating Crow is the Seasonal Delicacy. May 22, 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Hancock here: Eating Crow is the Seasonal Delicacy. May 22, 2020

May – June is the peak fledging period for crows in our area -- it will change slightly for different areas. World-wide crow chicks that are a week short of flying are getting too big for their nests and begin to walk – run along the branches from their nest, getting exercise. They are world-wide ca...
by davidh
Wed May 20, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: White Rock ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: WHITE ROCK 2019~2020 Observation & Discussion
Replies: 10283
Views: 84352

Re: WHITE ROCK 2019~2020 Observation & Discussion

WANTED! Live Stream Video Editors - to make short WEB mountable Videos. Would you like to assist in telling the stories of our eagles? [/b] Volunteers are the heart of HWF -- but I have never asked for people to assist in editing short video presentations. These could be 1 to 5 minutes long -- some...
by davidh
Wed May 20, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Surrey Reserve ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Surrey Reserve 2019-2020 Observation and Discussion
Replies: 4578
Views: 63136

Re: Surrey Reserve 2019-2020 Observation and Discussion

WANTED! Live Stream Video Editors - to make short WEB mountable Videos. Would you like to assist in telling the stories of our eagles? [/b] Volunteers are the heart of HWF -- but I have never asked for people to assist in editing short video presentations. These could be 1 to 5 minutes long -- some...
by davidh
Wed May 20, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Harrison Mills ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion Nest Thread ..2019-2020
Replies: 12282
Views: 145050

Re: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion Nest Thread ..2019-2020

WANTED! Live Stream Video Editors - to make short WEB mountable Videos. Would you like to assist in telling the stories of our eagles? [/b] Volunteers are the heart of HWF -- but I have never asked for people to assist in editing short video presentations. These could be 1 to 5 minutes long -- some...
by davidh
Wed May 20, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2019 -2020 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 27541
Views: 153217

Re: Delta2 2019 -2020 Observation and Discussion Thread

WANTED! Live Stream Video Editors - to make short WEB mountable Videos. Would you like to assist in telling the stories of our eagles? [/b] Volunteers are the heart of HWF -- but I have never asked for people to assist in editing short video presentations. These could be 1 to 5 minutes long -- some...
by davidh
Wed May 20, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: HWF Forum Announcements
Topic: General Announcements Posted to the Forum
Replies: 37
Views: 5945

Re: General Announcements Posted to the Forum

WANTED! Live Stream Video Editors - to make short WEB mountable Videos. Would you like to assist in telling the stories of our eagles? [/b] Volunteers are the heart of HWF -- but I have never asked for people to assist in editing short video presentations. These could be 1 to 5 minutes long -- some...
by davidh
Wed May 13, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: White Rock ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: WHITE ROCK 2019~2020 Observation & Discussion
Replies: 10283
Views: 84352

Re: WHITE ROCK 2019~2020 Observation & Discussion

Here is an image from Russ at White Rock. This is another adult pair that stopped by Russ's house viewing the Eagle Bath. Both White Rock adults were in their nest above watching but doing nothing. Normally the territory owners drive any eagle away that sits on this branch but from reasons not appar...
by davidh
Wed May 06, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Mosquito Creek Eagles, North Vancouver - 2020 Season
Replies: 5
Views: 359

Re: Mosquito Creek Eagles, North Vancouver

Mosquito Creek Nest Background - Nest to be replaced in 2021 to accommodate Development This site had been very productive the past three years and will hopefully carry on this tradition. The past 3 years the nest has been located in a large black cottonwood just shore-ward and on the property line...
by davidh
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Covid19 and You
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Covid19 and You

The article below was sent to one of the HWF board members by a friend of theirs, and when David Hancock saw it, he said that sharing it is "our duty to friends." It presents a sobering truth - "cheating" a little on the rules of distancing and limiting non-essential contact isn't like cheating on a...
by davidh
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Conservation
Topic: General Conservation Issues
Replies: 3
Views: 3510

Re: General Conservation Issues

Hancock here: Comment on the Impact of the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 One of North America’s greatest eagle and ecological habitats gets another reprieve. For the last decades I have been seeing nothing but negative impacts to our environment from the existing hugely disruptive truck – trailer termina...
by davidh
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: David Here: Can anyone identify these tags?
Replies: 1
Views: 516

David Here: Can anyone identify these tags?

Spotted while on a Fraser Valley Safari Tour: Banded – Tagged Bald Eagles: From Where? On Dec. 1, 2019 on the Fraser River Safari Tour we spotted two marked eagles: (1) Adult with patagial tag: #43 on Orange tag and (2) juvenile going into 4th year: A5 on White tag. Does anybody recognize the sourc...
by davidh
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Garden Fence Chat
Topic: EAGLE Chatters Nest
Replies: 2888
Views: 188985

Re: EAGLE Chatters Nest

Hancock Wildlife Foundation needs a few things: We will give full Tax-deduction receipt. 1. An old Pickup -- preferably small size, to pull small trailer and eagle nests etc. Needs to be reasonably reliable but not fancy. Preferably auto but stick OK. 2. Need another small two-wheel trailer -- 8 to...
by davidh
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Garden Fence Chat
Topic: Eagleholics Anonymous ~ 2018
Replies: 5204
Views: 197692

Re: Eagleholics Anonymous ~ 2018

Hancock Wildlife Foundation needs a few things: We will give full Tax-deduction receipt. 1. An old Pickup -- preferably small size, to pull small trailer and eagle nests etc. Needs to be reasonably reliable but not fancy. Preferably auto but stick OK. 2. Need another small two-wheel trailer -- 8 to...
by davidh
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: White Rock ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: WHITE ROCK 2019~2020 Observation & Discussion
Replies: 10283
Views: 84352

Re: WHITE ROCK 2019~2020 Observation & Discussion

Hancock Wildlife Foundation needs a few things: We will give full Tax-deduction receipt. 1. An old Pickup -- preferably small size, to pull small trailer and eagle nests etc. Needs to be reasonably reliable but not fancy. Preferably auto but stick OK. 2. Need another small two-wheel trailer -- 8 to...
by davidh
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Surrey Reserve ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Surrey Reserve 2019-2020 Observation and Discussion
Replies: 4578
Views: 63136

Re: Surrey Reserve 2019-2020 Observation and Discussion

Hancock Wildlife Foundation needs a few things: We will give full Tax-deduction receipt. 1. An old Pickup -- preferably small size, to pull small trailer and eagle nests etc. Needs to be reasonably reliable but not fancy. Preferably auto but stick OK. 2. Need another small two-wheel trailer -- 8 to...
by davidh
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Harrison Mills ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion Nest Thread ..2019-2020
Replies: 12282
Views: 145050

Re: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion Nest Thread ..2019-2020

Hancock Wildlife Foundation needs a few things: We will give full Tax-deduction receipt. 1. An old Pickup -- preferably small size, to pull small trailer and eagle nests etc. Needs to be reasonably reliable but not fancy. Preferably auto but stick OK. 2. Need another small two-wheel trailer -- 8 to...
by davidh
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2019 -2020 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 27541
Views: 153217

Re: Delta2 2019 -2020 Observation and Discussion Thread

Hancock Wildlife Foundation needs a few things: We will give full Tax-deduction receipt. 1. An old Pickup -- preferably small size, to pull small trailer and eagle nests etc. Needs to be reasonably reliable but not fancy. Preferably auto but stick OK. 2. Need another small two-wheel trailer -- 8 to...
by davidh
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Conservation
Topic: General Conservation Issues
Replies: 3
Views: 3510

Re: General Conservation Issues

The Canadian Press Brenna Owen November 15, 2019 4:09 PM EST B.C. wildlife experts urge hunters to switch ammo to stop lead poisoning in birds VANCOUVER — Hunting season in British Columbia is having unintended toxic consequences for birds of prey and two local raptor experts say it’s time to get t...
by davidh
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Festivals of Eagles, Birds and Nature
Topic: 2019 Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival
Replies: 32
Views: 2060

Re: 2019 Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

Vancouver has Two Distinct Bald Eagle Populations - November tells the tale - Southern British Columbia, particularly our lower Fraser River Valley, has two very distinct populations of bald eagles. First, we have our very successful breeders who have 19 nests in the City of Vancouver, more than 80...
by davidh
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Festivals of Eagles, Birds and Nature
Topic: 2019 Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival
Replies: 32
Views: 2060

Re: 2019 Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

Hancock here: Eagle Festival Update Nov 3, 2019 The Northern Snow Birds have Started to Gather at the Chehalis! Eagle Festival Alert: the northern migrants, our 35,000 bald eagle visitors, are on their way! Both the last two Saturdays I did a count on the Harrison – Chehalis Rivers and between 500 ...
by davidh
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2018 -2019 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 29325
Views: 678963

Re: Delta2 2018 -2019 Observation and Discussion Thread

Hancock Here: D2 Thanks Hi All: and I mean all. What a wonderful afternoon and evening getting the D2 nest cam bowl cleaned, several annoying twigs removed, the huge dead limbs removed, and all the details requested attended to. First, a great thanks for Stan Pennors of Cambium Tree Solutions, who ...
by davidh
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock Here: Delta2 Thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Hancock Here: Delta2 Thanks

Hi All: and I mean all. What a wonderful afternoon and evening getting the D2 nest cam bowl cleaned, several annoying twigs removed, the huge dead limbs removed, and all the details requested attended to. First, a great thanks for Stan Pennors of Cambium Tree Solutions, who did an incredible job in...
by davidh
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here - April 13 In Memory of Mary
Replies: 0
Views: 657

Hancock here - April 13 In Memory of Mary

Hancock Here In Memory of Mary - April 13 Damm - I was not going to do this, crying I thought was behind me. Then today I was moving some books and a card, sent a few months after Mary’s passing, fell to the floor. It was from one of Mary’s college day friends who had been on her ‘mailing list’. Sh...
by davidh
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here – lots of interest in Ground Nesting Bald Eagles.
Replies: 0
Views: 528

Hancock here – lots of interest in Ground Nesting Bald Eagles.

Hancock here – lots of interest in Ground Nesting Bald Eagles. While bald eagles regularly nest on the ground there are some interesting recent ‘different examples.’ The current nestings along the Eastern Barrier Islands certainly speaks to the eagles finding what they think is safe nesting sites. ...
by davidh
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Conservation
Topic: General Conservation Issues
Replies: 3
Views: 3510

Re: General Conservation Issues

Letter to the Prime Minister Dear Mr. Trudeau: I have spent 80+ years on this coast -- the last 60 as a coastal biologist and if humanity has undertaken one annual invasive sin to the world it revolves around our total devastation of the SINGLE most important link in the west coast food chains -- t...

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