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by jkr
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Eagles - General Information, Q & A's and in the News
Topic: Eagles in the News
Replies: 19
Views: 4137

Re: Eagles in the News

Karen and Lynda, you will be happy to know the story has been updated and corrected by The Star. Biologist says eagles are now using alternative nest perch By Ainslie Cruikshank April 19, 2018 VANCOUVER — The biologist who advised Trans Mountain to block an eagle nesting perch on the company’s Westr...
by jkr
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Harrison Mills ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion thread 2017..2018
Replies: 12850
Views: 303327

Re: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion thread 2017..2018

11:47 a.m.
Ken can make connection to the site but can't talk to the cams which means they will likely come up on their own given time.

Also, he is still waiting for them to install a larger modem out there.
by jkr
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Eagles - General Information, Q & A's and in the News
Topic: Eagles in the News
Replies: 19
Views: 4137

Re: Eagles in the News

Trans Mountain blocked eagle nesting perch at Westridge Marine Terminal By AINSLIE CRUICKSHANKStarMetro Vancouver Mon., April 16, 2018 The company says it has the right permit and built an artificial nest further from its work site, but local birders and an environmental group fear Kinder Morgan’s ...
by jkr
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 23057
Views: 404438

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

4:01 p.m. Ken called with the following information. He has put Harrison on hold for the moment. He spoke to the people there and they are having a more powerful modem installed so he will wait until that is done and then make the trip. Tomorrow (Sunday) he is making a trip to the Delta nest to chec...
by jkr
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Harrison Mills ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion thread 2017..2018
Replies: 12850
Views: 303327

Re: Harrison Mills Observation and Discussion thread 2017..2018

4:01 p.m. Ken called with the following information. He has put Harrison on hold today. He spoke to the people there and they are having a more powerful modem installed so he will wait until that is done and then make the trip. Tomorrow (Sunday) he is making a trip to the Delta nest to check on the ...
by jkr
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Festivals of Eagles, Birds and Nature
Topic: International Wildlife Film Festival - 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 506

International Wildlife Film Festival - 2018

International Wildlife Film Festival APRIL 14-22, 2018 IN MISSOULA, MT IWFF is an annual wildlife and conservation themed film festival held each April in scenic Missoula, Montana. The event draws in hundreds of filmmakers, scientists, conservationists and enthusiasts. Housed at The Roxy Theater, M...
by jkr
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 23057
Views: 404438

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Sandy the archived HWF pages are still showing the live Delta west cam. I have absolutely no idea why it's streaming there and not here.http://archive.hancockwildlife.org/inde ... a2#camera2
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by jkr
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Eagles - General Information, Q & A's and in the News
Topic: Eagles Questions and Answers
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Re: Eagles Questions and Answers

Migrating in the Fall? Fall migration is connected to food sources. Not all eagles migrate. If their breeding territory is a northern habitat where lakes and streams freeze or prey animals hibernate, eagles will leave to find open water and food. Depending on location, they usually migrate to the c...
by jkr
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Classroom Resource Center
Topic: Facts About Bald Eagles
Replies: 1
Views: 2685

Re: Facts About Bald Eagles

Nest Building Facts The bald eagle builds the largest nest of any North American bird, up to 13 feet deep, 8.2 feet wide, and 1.1 tons in weight. A typical nesting landscape is usually forested and include areas of water. These landscapes provide for basic needs: water to drink, fish to eat, forest...
by jkr
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Eagles - General Information, Q & A's and in the News
Topic: Eagles Questions and Answers
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Re: Eagles Questions and Answers

NEST BUILDING FACTS The bald eagle builds the largest nest of any North American bird, up to 13 feet deep, 8.2 feet wide, and 1.1 tons in weight. A typical nesting landscape is usually forested and include areas of water. These landscapes provide for basic needs: water to drink, fish to eat, forest...
by jkr
Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Re: Wildlife Reports In The News

Puffin Beaks Are Fluorescent
CBC News · Posted: Apr 06, 2018
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A scientist in England has made an enlightening discovery about Atlantic puffins — under a UV light, their bills glow like a freshly cracked glow stick.

Link to full article: HERE
by jkr
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Re: Wildlife Reports In The News

B.C. rabbits dying from lethal virus that kills in less time than Ebola hits some humans By Jesse Ferreras Online Journalist Global News photo26.jpg There’s a lethal disease affecting B.C. rabbits that kills them in less time than it takes for Ebola to surface in certain humans. The disease is know...
by jkr
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Festivals of Eagles, Birds and Nature
Topic: Brant Wildlife Festival 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

BRANT WILDLIFE FESTIVAL 2018 Parksville and Qualicum Beach, BC A Spring Celebration of Nature! The 2018 Brant Wildlife Festival will take place March 19 to April 28 . It celebrates nature, particularly Brant geese, on mid-Vancouver Island through many fun activities for all ages. Events range from ...
by jkr
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Birds Other Than Raptors
Topic: Blue Herons Stanley Park
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Re: Blue Herons Stanley Park

MARCH 17, 2018

8:30 a.m.
I haven't watched a heron camera before so I don't know when they lay eggs but I'm not seeing any in the nests.
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8:40 a.m.
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by jkr
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Birds Other Than Raptors
Topic: Blue Herons Stanley Park
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Blue Herons Stanley Park

PACIFIC BLUE HERONS Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada screenshot_47.jpg The Pacific Great Blue Herons have returned for the 18th consecutive year to the colony at the Park Board office at 2099 Beach Ave. The high-definition heron cam takes viewers inside the nests of one of North America’s larges...
by jkr
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Re: Wildlife Reports In The News

Male red squirrels kill offspring of rivals, new University of Alberta study suggests By Kaylen Small, CBC News Posted: Mar 15, 2018 9:00 AM MT Wildlife biologist Jessica Haines of the University of Alberta was conducting routine fieldwork in Yukon in spring 2014 when she heard a commotion in the t...
by jkr
Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Archive - Osprey
Topic: Calgary Osprey 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 3205

Re: Calgary Osprey 2018

I did Tweet the Calgary Zoo to see if they would be interested in taking over the osprey camera and this is their response. screenshot_27.jpg I also checked with my daughter to see if maybe the company she works for in Calgary would be interested but they are still recovering from the oil and gas cr...
by jkr
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Archive - Osprey
Topic: Calgary Osprey 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 3205

Re: Calgary Osprey 2018

BET, I don't think money had anything to do with their decision. They can well afford to do it if they wanted to.
by jkr
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Archive - Osprey
Topic: Calgary Osprey 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 3205

Re: Calgary Osprey 2018

Well, this is just the worst possible news and very unexpected. Thank you Janet for sharing the news with us. photo24.jpg I for one am going to miss this camera so much :cry1: and most of all I'll miss our amazing group we have had posting here at the Calgary nest for so many years. :grhug: Thank yo...
by jkr
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Re: Wildlife Reports In The News

Starfish ‘armageddon’ as thousands wash up on beach Metro News, Jen Mills, March 4, 2018 screenshot_21.jpg Tens of thousands of the creatures have washed up dead on a beach in Kent, leaving the sand carpeted with them. They are believed to have ended up here due to the ‘beast from the east’ extreme...
by jkr
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Re: Wildlife Reports In The News

Invasive python devours deer bigger than itself in Florida Associated Press March 5, 2018 Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida came upon something they'd never seen before: a 3.4-metre-long (11-foot-long) python had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself...
by jkr
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Archive - Osprey
Topic: Calgary Osprey 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 3205

Re: Calgary Osprey 2018

Hi Ernie :bye 1: So glad to see you made it. lilywriter (Christine) , Bluebird1 (Jean), DKY and BET have all registered as well so we should be off to a great start once the birds return. From what I have heard Calgary is dealing with a HUGE amount of snow so I hope it doesn't stick around for long....
by jkr
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 23057
Views: 404438

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

This is not quite on topic for this nest but this was posted on Facebook yesterday. It shows how many eagles are in the Tsawwassen area which is just a bit southwest of the Delta2 nest. It seems like an extraordinarily high number considering nesting season has already begun.
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by jkr
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Re: Wildlife Reports In The News

Hidden colony of 1.5M penguins discovered on Antarctica's Danger Islands Article from CBC News-- March 2, 2018 screenshot_17.jpg --- screen capture from the video of nests --- The documented global population of Adélie penguins just grew by 20 per cent. A colony of 1.5 million of the creatures has ...
by jkr
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Wildlife News
Topic: Wildlife Reports In The News
Replies: 64
Views: 5408

Wildlife Reports In The News

WILDLIFE REPORTS IN THE NEWS

This topic is for us to post any interesting Wildlife News we see in our news.

Try to include a photo, if there is one - but remember to credit the photographer and the writer of the article!
And put in a link to refer back to the source.
by jkr
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: H.W.F. Forum News
Topic: News From Our Nests
Replies: 24
Views: 4360

Re: News From Our Nests

March 3rd: Congratulations go out to Ma and Pa Delta2 on the delivery of their first egg of the season. Congratulations also to their dedicated followers. :rh:

Second egg arrived March 6th.
by jkr
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: H.W.F. Forum News
Topic: News From Our Nests
Replies: 24
Views: 4360

News From Our Nests

Here is a place to keep us updated on news and events happening at the nests.
by jkr
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 23057
Views: 404438

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

4:36 p.m.
Mom was up beaking around in the nesting and gave the egg a gentle roll before settling in again.
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NOTE: I sent a text to Ken to let him know this nest now has an egg. Thought I'd better prepare him for phone calls about any potential camera problems. :%:
by jkr
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Delta #2 ~ Bald Eagle Nest Cam
Topic: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread
Replies: 23057
Views: 404438

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Congratulations Ma and Pa Delta2 !
by jkr
Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Festivals of Eagles, Birds and Nature
Topic: Wings Over the Rockies 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 429

Wings Over the Rockies 2018

Wings Over the Rockies 2018 May 7th to May 13th Invermere, BC [/b] With over 100 events to choose from over 7-days, there is a variety of hikes, paddles, presentations and field trips hosted by a large cross-section of educators, wildlife experts, conservationists, ecologists, historians, biologist...

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