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by sassyk
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 78
Views: 2983

Re: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season

Philjo56France thank you for your continued support and concern regarding the cause of the death of both eaglets. I don't know if we will ever get an answer from the ministry authorities but I will certainly post any information I receive. I will be creating a new thread for this nest for the 2019/...
by sassyk
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 78
Views: 2983

Re: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season

Philjo56France I have sent an email to the facility where the carcasses of the eaglets would have been sent for necropsy and was informed they didn't have any information on dead eaglets during that time period. They also said they could not share any info with me unless I was the submitter of the ...
by sassyk
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Southern Vancouver Island & Lower Mainland BC Eagle Nests - 2019/2020 Season
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Southern Vancouver Island & Lower Mainland BC Eagle Nests - 2019/2020 Season

Welcome to the Southern Vancouver Island & Lower Mainland BC Eagle Nests thread. This thread is a place to post observations, photos and videos of eagle nests in the Southern Vancouver Island and Lower BC Mainland area that do not have their own dedicated thread set up. Anyone observing a nest and i...
by sassyk
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Saxe Pt. Park Eagles, Esquimalt BC - 2019/2020 Season
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Saxe Pt. Park Eagles, Esquimalt BC - 2019/2020 Season

Welcome to the Saxe Pt. Park Eagles thread for the 2019/2020 season. This thread is for observations, photos, videos and discussion of the eagles who inhabit this nest in Saxe Pt. Park within the Municipality of Esquimalt in BC. These eagles also spend time at the other end of Munro Street at Flemin...
by sassyk
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: H.W.F. Forum Site Map
Topic: Forum Site Map
Replies: 18
Views: 8878

Re: Forum Site Map

New thread for the Beacon Hill Park eagles created here. I will leave the current thread open for now in the event I do receive any info on the cause of the eaglets' death.
by sassyk
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Journi. Wonderful news of GG4 fledging :thumlft: I turned the cam on and was looking all over for her and then my heart almost stopped as I realized she had fledged :woohoo: Thanks for all your s'caps of the activities this morning :) I recorded a couple of videos of the fledge and Mama bringing ...
by sassyk
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Osprey
Topic: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019-2020 Seasons
Replies: 7
Views: 422

Re: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019 Season

Ball park osprey cont'd.

A couple of closeups of the young one eating its fish.
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by sassyk
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Osprey
Topic: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019-2020 Seasons
Replies: 7
Views: 422

Re: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019 Season

The second nest I visited yesterday was the one on top of the light standard at Royal Athletic Park. I caught a glimpse of a young one in the nest calling and calling. Eventually an adult flew in with a fish and flew off over the ball field. I managed to get a photo of a wing flapping. A short while...
by sassyk
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Osprey
Topic: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019-2020 Seasons
Replies: 7
Views: 422

Re: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019 Season

Marine Way Osprey cont'd.

Their man-made nest attached to the top of the tree.
Marine Way6 Aug. 27.JPG
Marine Way4 Aug. 27.JPG
Marine Way5 Aug. 27.JPG
by sassyk
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Osprey
Topic: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019-2020 Seasons
Replies: 7
Views: 422

Re: Lower Vancouver Island Osprey Nests - 2019 Season

I visited 2 osprey nests yesterday; first time this year :roll: When I arrived at the nest on Marine Way in North Saanich a young osprey was flying overhead with a fish and landed in a tree a short distance from the nest tree. One of the adults was perched higher up in the same tree. I don't know ho...
by sassyk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Food delivery cont'd.

GG4 ate while GG5 moved back and forth on the nest picking at the cones on the tree.
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by sassyk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Food delivery cont'd.

GG5 ate for quite awhile before GG4 decided it was her turn.
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by sassyk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Food delivery cont'd.

GG4 moved in to grab the fish and GG5 mantled it. Mama made a quick escape and flew off.
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by sassyk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Food delivery cont'd.

GG5 instantly grabbed the fish and mantled it while Mama sat on the side of the nest and watched.
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by sassyk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Good afternoon Journi and all who watch this nest. I caught a food drop early this morning. It looked like nice red salmon brought in by Mama.
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by sassyk
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Journi you are doing a fantastic job of documenting the activities at this nest :thumlft: I have been busy with family the past few days which is always fun. Go-carts, mini-golf then lunch today :woohoo: We always enjoy the grandkids coming to visit; we do things we wouldn’t normally do :thumlft: I...
by sassyk
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Journi, I recorded a video of the nest activities earlier today. The eaglets were preening and scratching, and waiting for someone to bring them food. First Mama come in with a big bunch of moss/grass, then Papa came in with a big stick, nearly knocking the eaglets over while trying to reposition...
by sassyk
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Last few s'caps from that feeding,

GG5 stretches his wings.
GG5 stretches his wings.jpg

Both eaglets are watching something.
Both watching something.jpg

GG4 goes back to eating while GG5 continues to watch something :rh:
GG5 watching something while GG4 continues to pick at the prey.jpg
by sassyk
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

GG5 still trying to expel the pellet while GG4 poops.
GG4 poops; GG5 still trying to expel a pellet.jpg

GG5 successfully expels the pellet.
GG5 successfully expels the pellet.jpg

GG4 continues to eat.
GG4 pulls on the prey.jpg
by sassyk
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

GG4 starts to eat the prey then picks it up and moves it to the front of the nest.
GG5 watches as GG4 moves the prey.jpg

GG5 has a poop while GG4 picks at the prey. I didn't see any green!
GG5 Poops.jpg

GG5 was trying to expel a pellet while GG4 eats.
GG5 still trying to expel a pellet.jpg
by sassyk
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Journi Sorry I didn't get these s'caps posted earlier. Watching & recording whle I was doing the laundry :roll: I was watching the nest for awhile this afternoon; had to rewind to find a parent in the nest. Some of these s'caps might have been taken at the same time as yours. Just before Papa arr...
by sassyk
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Archive - Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Goldstream Eagles, Malahat BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 10
Views: 692

Re: Goldstream Eagles, Malahat BC - 2018/2019 Season

I made one more visit to this nest today. The eaglet successfully fledged in the last two days. It was perched in a snag a few trees over from the nest tree. It called out softly twice and while we were on another dock it flew off towards the nest. We could not see the nest tree from where we were s...
by sassyk
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Marianne nice to see you here. I also wish they wouldn't bring in plastic bags but I'm sure eaglets have eaten much worse and survived ;) Journi thanks so much for your dedication to watching this nest. You are providing some great coverage of the activities of both Chaak and Anaaski as they grow s...
by sassyk
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Journi, thanks so much for your s'caps today. I've posted the link to my 2nd video of that marathon feeding yesterday in my previous post. Have a good night :)
by sassyk
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Journi, thanks for posting all those wonderful s'caps of the long feeding yesterday, with that huge fish Mama brought into the nest. I was recording it; I did 2 separate videos because it took a long time. This first video is Mama landing with the fish and feeding Chaak and Anaaski. https://www.yout...
by sassyk
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Archive - Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Southern Vancouver Island BC Eagle Nests - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 12
Views: 777

Re: Southern Vancouver Island BC Eagle Nests - 2018/2019 Season

On May 15th my birding partner discovered the new nest the eagles previously had near Island View Beach. She was able to view it from the end of Martindale Rd. and saw 2 chicks in the nest :woohoo: On June 19th she visited the area again and the 2 eaglets were getting up in the nest and stretching t...
by sassyk
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Archive - Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Reay Creek Eagles, North Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 10
Views: 847

Re: Reay Creek Eagles, North Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season

On June 19th my birding partner visited the nest site. One eaglet was moving around in the nest. The adult male was perched in a cottonwood stand nearby. The female flew into the nest with more grass and sat in the nest. The eaglet moved around then layed down. On June 24th my birding partner visite...
by sassyk
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Archive - Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Roberts Bay Bald Eagle Nest- Sidney BC - 2018-2019 Season
Replies: 23
Views: 1837

Re: Roberts Bay Bald Eagle Nest- Sidney BC - 2018-2019 Season

Philjo Thanks for posting the links’s to Christian’s videos. He has certainly spent a lot of time documenting Spunky’s amazing life in a nest full of eaglets👏
by sassyk
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Marianne, I asked Tina at the Glacier Gardens last year if they would provide a date stamp and their answer was no, because it would distract the visitors who were viewing the nest on the screen at the gardens. Same with sound. Maybe they will change their minds for next season! It does make it d...
by sassyk
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1145
Views: 21927

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Journi thanks so much for your dedication to watching these eagles and for all your wonderful s'caps. I love the ones of the eaglets huddling together. There doesn't seem to be much bonking anymore :woohoo: I tried to upload this video last night of Mama bringing the plastic bags to the nest but wa...

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