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by davidh
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Hastings Street/PNE Nest, Vancouver - Seasons 2018-2021
Replies: 368
Views: 27749

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

Hi Vicki and Scott -- wonderful images -- thanks and a private and public thanks. By the way the Hastings nest was a very collaborative affair. First, it took Krista Voth of the VAncouver Parks Board to finally pull together all the string pullers to allow HWF to build the nest -- after 4 years of r...
by davidh
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: The Ralph Edwards Lonesome Lake story
Replies: 0
Views: 983

The Ralph Edwards Lonesome Lake story

. Hancock here: ..The Ralph Edwards Lonesome Lake story kind of hit home with me. I indeed hope the funds are raised to purchase this Tweedsmuir Park inholding, so the entire area is protected. (To those who missed the international announcement: The Ralph Edwards Homestead, the heart of British Co...
by davidh
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: White Rock ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: WHITE ROCK 2020~2021 Observation & Discussion
Replies: 6664
Views: 50129

Re: WHITE ROCK 2020~2021 Observation & Discussion

. Hancock here: A wonderful call from White Rock Annie. Today I received a wonderful letter from White Rock Annie (AKA AnniesKatz) both saying how she now misses her computer time with our eagles and a reflection on Mary. I had to call her back. It was so wonderful to hear of her devotion to our ea...
by davidh
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here: A wonderful call from White Rock Annie.
Replies: 0
Views: 1650

Hancock here: A wonderful call from White Rock Annie.

. Hancock here: A wonderful call from White Rock Annie. Today I received a wonderful letter from White Rock Annie (AKA AnniesKatz) both saying how she now misses her computer time with our eagles and a reflection on Mary. I had to call her back. It was so wonderful to hear of her devotion to our ea...
by davidh
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Eagles unusual Horse Clam dinner Off French Creek
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Re: Eagles unusual Horse Clam dinner of French Creek

A couple more clam picture thanks to Deborah Freeman:
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Seagull Horse clam Deborah Freeman.jpg
by davidh
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Eagles Work Herring Spawn Off French Creek
Replies: 0
Views: 1930

Eagles Work Herring Spawn Off French Creek

, Eagles Work Herring Spawn Off French Creek With California Sea lions Assistance. “Part of Denise Foster and the Save the Estuary Society Video Library” This is neat video as it clearly shows the eagles diving at the spawning herring in the shallow waters off French Creek. Also note when the water...
by davidh
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Eagles unusual Horse Clam dinner Off French Creek
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Re: Hancock here: Eagles Unusual Horse Clam dinner Off French Creek

, Horse Clam Event From Jan 11, 2020 BY Denise Foster and Peter Geisen Attached to this and subsequent emails are three video clips and some photos from the "Horse clam day" that Peter and I observed and filmed on Jan 11, 2020. The area where we observed Bald eagles and seagulls feeding on horse cl...
by davidh
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Eagles unusual Horse Clam dinner Off French Creek
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Eagles unusual Horse Clam dinner Off French Creek

, Hancock here: Eagles Unusual Horse Clam dinner Off French Creek (See our new Live Streaming French Creek CAM: HERE and the Forum for interacting: HERE ) French Creek Estuary has been a wonderful experience in eagle watching and understanding for me. I want to share this with our group. As a numbe...
by davidh
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Conservation
Topic: General Conservation Issues
Replies: 6
Views: 4615

Re: General Conservation Issues

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On Mon, 21 Dec 2020 at 20:25, Nick Cuff <[email protected]> wrote:
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by davidh
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: HWF Gets Grant from WR&S Naturalists: 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1099

HWF Gets Grant from WR&S Naturalists: 2020

` Hancock Wildlife Gets Grant from WR&S Naturalists: 2020 AN UPDATE ON THE McCRAE BEQUEST: A grant of $25,000.00 has been given to the Hancock Wildlife Foundation with the approval of the membership of WRSN. The Bequest Committee and Executive felt the Hancock Wildlife Foundation application fits t...
by davidh
Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: 2020 Bald Eagle Breeding Season Success in Fraser Valley
Replies: 0
Views: 1745

2020 Bald Eagle Breeding Season Success in Fraser Valley

` 2020 Bald Eagle Breeding Season Success in Fraser Valley Quick update on Bald Eagle nests in Surrey. This past year we had 43 active territories of which 21 we located on the White Rock Peninsula from the Nikomekl around Kwomais Point Park to the Peace Arch – quite a triumph and responsibility. I...
by davidh
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Bald Eagle Photo Presentation
Replies: 0
Views: 1109

Bald Eagle Photo Presentation

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Bald Eagle Photo Presentation



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by davidh
Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock Here: Last great tours of the Harrison River Eagles for 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 1318

Hancock Here: Last great tours of the Harrison River Eagles for 2020

` Hancock Here: Last great tours of the Harrison River Eagles for 2020 Tomorrow, Sunday, and next weekend, both Saturday & Sunday, Liam is inviting a few “Bubble Groups” onboard our special eagle counting trip. I hope – expect to see upward of 5000 + eagles each day. Several of you might not have s...
by davidh
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Conservation
Topic: General Conservation Issues
Replies: 6
Views: 4615

Re: General Conservation Issues

` Ecojustice Late yesterday we received word that the seven courageous young people Ecojustice is backing in a landmark climate lawsuit against the Government of Ontario will get their day in court. For the first time ever , a Canadian court has ruled that fundamental rights protected under the Cha...
by davidh
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Re: Fraser River Safari Tours - 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 1325

Re: Fraser River Safari Tours - 2020

` Tours are available all year to all the surrounding river tributaries. Spot Eagles, Bears and Seals on this Epic River Safari in the Lower Mainland Fraser River Safari Tours allows guests to experience the wilderness up close and personal from the comfort of a custom designed “safari craft.” Thes...
by davidh
Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Hancock's Comments From The Field
Topic: Hancock here: Wonderful first count on Harrison River Today:
Replies: 1
Views: 1487

Hancock here: Wonderful first count on Harrison River Today:

` Wonderful First Count On Harrison River Today: 2848 Eagles Nov. 14 What a wonderful Covid 19 day. The normal 24 passenger tour boat took 5 guests and we had an incredible hour on the river. Eagles were everywhere. Fish carcasses were piled high on many of the bars, the log booms trapped many othe...
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: 368
Views: 27749

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: 368
Views: 27749

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: 451

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: 422

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: 479

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: 625

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: 10293
Views: 165330

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: 4585
Views: 108333

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: 262212

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: 28192
Views: 313058

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: 41
Views: 8120

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: 10293
Views: 165330

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 - Seasons 2020 & 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 1236

Re: Mosquito Creek Eagles, North Vancouver 2020 Season

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: 674

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...

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