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by sassyk
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 74
Views: 2107

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

Thanks Carolyn :huggie: It is very sad indeed :( I plan to go to the park this weekend in hopes of seeing both adults.
by sassyk
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 74
Views: 2107

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

I have received a reply from the Supervisor of Parks Operations regarding the situation there at the eagles nest yesterday. It is very sad news indeed :cry1: A neighbour contacted them this past Monday to say they could see the eaglets in the nest through their spotting scope but there was no moveme...
by sassyk
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 74
Views: 2107

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

Hi Simon thanks so much for posting your information here. I have called a few places and sent emails to a few people to ask for info as to what happened at the eagles nest. I received a call back from WildARC and they are not aware of anything. There have been a few incidences in the past of intrud...
by sassyk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Mamma continued to wander around the nest and found a few pieces of leftover fish. June 27 05.22am Momma brings moss; both eaglets poop (10).jpg The eaglets were still full from their previous feeding by Pappa and both had poops. GG4 did a face plant after hers/his. June 27 05.22am Momma brings moss...
by sassyk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

About 25 mins. after Pappa left the nest, Momma brought in some moss. June 27 05.22am Momma brings moss; both eaglets poop (3).jpg June 27 05.22am Momma brings moss; both eaglets poop (4).jpg Momma wandered around the nest looking for leftover fish and found a chunk of nice red salmon. June 27 05.22...
by sassyk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Feeding is over and Pappa flew off. GG4 wanders over to the side of the nest and does a bit of nestorating :rh: June 27 04.58am Dad feeding_2019-06-27 17-48-33.jpg GG4 admiring his nestorations. June 27 04.58am Dad feeding_2019-06-27 17-48-50.jpg Time for a nap. June 27 04.58am Dad feeding_2019-06-2...
by sassyk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

GG5 patiently waited for his/her turn while GG4 ate.
June 27 04.58am Dad feeding_2019-06-27 17-34-09.jpg

GG5's turn.
June 27 04.58am Dad feeding_2019-06-27 17-38-20.jpg

What goes in must come out :D GG4's poop shoot.
June 27 04.58am Dad feeding_2019-06-27 17-42-32.jpg
by sassyk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Journi hope you aren't having any problems with the stormy weather in your area :luck: I recorded 2 videos of feeding that occurred early this morning. If I figured out the time from sliding back the DVR, the first feeding by Pappa would have been approx. 5 am nest time. Pappa was waiting for his...
by sassyk
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Both eaglets had a poop during the 35 minutes I watched. June 26 Feeding Mama & Pappa on nest_2019-06-26 15-49-58.jpg June 26 Feeding Mama & Pappa on nest_2019-06-26 16-03-50.jpg Mamma and Pappa providing shade for their eaglets after the feeding :rh: June 26 Feeding Mama & Pappa on nest...
by sassyk
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi everyone. Journi I recorded a long feeding this morning (35 mins.) but I'm not going to upload it to YouTube. I snipped some s'caps but I see you have already posted some from that feeding. Mamma was in and out of the nest during that time. I was so happy that GG4 bonked GG5 only once during the ...
by sassyk
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 74
Views: 2107

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

Hi PGully . Thanks for your comments.It appears that both of the eaglets have fledged :thumlft: One of the former Hancock members who visits the park quite often posted on her Facebook page on June 22nd that she thought the eaglets were gone. She went to the park on June 17th and didn't see any of t...
by sassyk
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Papa looked a bit surprised then he tried to clean it up.
June 24 Feeding & Poop_2019-06-24 17-00-16.jpg
June 24 Feeding & Poop_2019-06-24 17-01-36.jpg

The eaglets down is changing and they are starting to preen.
June 24 Feeding & Poop_2019-06-24 17-04-26.jpg
by sassyk
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Journi Thanks for all the wonderful s'caps :thumlft: I watched the cam for awhile this morning before I went for my eye exam. I caught a feeding and both eaglets were eating lots of salmon. There was no bonking :woohoo: Looks like you have posted similar s'caps from the same feeding so I won't po...
by sassyk
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

GG5 gets a few bites.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-15-55.jpg
Mom moves the chunk of moss over GG4.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-17-35.jpg
Eaglets have full crops and are down for a nap.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-18-59.jpg
by sassyk
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Things have settled down and Momma feeds her eaglets.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-11-09.jpg
GG4 continues to bonk GG5 into submission.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-13-04.jpg
Finally GG4 lets GG5 eat.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-15-02.jpg
by sassyk
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Then something alerts Momma & Poppa and Poppa takes after the intruder.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-05-31.jpg
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-06-00.jpg
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-06-47.jpg
by sassyk
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

The eaglets decide to get up and GG4 surprised Poppa with a poop :D
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-02-50.jpg
GG4 poops!
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-03-47.jpg
GG4 goes after GG5 and gets in a few bonks.
June 22 Feeding_2019-06-22 22-04-11.jpg
by sassyk
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Hi Journi Thanks for posting the link to Dee's video. I managed to catch the 'fledge' of the last piece of plastic on a short video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fu2ABenymHc I watched the nest off and on today while I was doing laundry. Poppa brought a big chunk of moss and Momma seemed a bit ann...
by sassyk
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 74
Views: 2107

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

My birding partner was at the park yesterday for approx. 90 minutes. She saw one fledged eaglet and from the north side of the nest she saw wings and tail of a large bird poking out from the side of the nest. Both adults were often in the nest or perched beside it the entire time she was there. We a...
by sassyk
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Roberts Bay Bald Eagle Nest- Sidney BC - 2018-2019 Season
Replies: 22
Views: 1317

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

Hi Philjo Thanks for posting this info. I saw it on Facebook and it brought back so many memories of watching little Spunky growing up with his 3 eaglet 'siblings' :rh: Nature is certainly amazing and very entertaining but sometimes very sad. I hope the little hawk survives and fledges. I will be ch...
by sassyk
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Other North American Eagle Cams
Topic: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season
Replies: 1036
Views: 11768

Re: Glacier Gardens Eagles, Juneau Alaska - 2019 Season

Shoupie thanks so much for posting the names for the eaglets. I like them :thumlft: Journi thanks for asking about posting the weather report; it is a good idea and I'm sure will be appreciated :thumlft: Also, thanks so much for posting your wonderful s'caps :rh: I don't seem to have much time late...
by sassyk
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Blenkinsop Eagles, Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: Blenkinsop Eagles, Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season

There are 2 big healthy eaglets in the nest; reported to me by my birding partner :woohoo: I need to visit the site soon :thumlft:
by sassyk
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Beacon Hill Park Eagles, Victoria BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 74
Views: 2107

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

I visited the park this evening and saw one adult in the nest but no eaglets :dunno: It was a bit windy so they might have been lying down in the nest. After I had been over to the woods to see the owls, I went back to the nest and didn't see the adult or the eaglets. I hope they are OK :luck: I too...
by sassyk
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

I was informed that the eagles had built a new nest after their old nest tree blew down in a storm. On May 15th my birding partner discovered the new nest at the creek crossing on Towner Bay Rd. I visited the area on June 12th and saw the old nest tree in pieces. We also saw one of the adults flying...
by sassyk
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Wildlife on the Trails, in Parks & Natural Areas
Topic: Southern Vancouver Island Wildlife - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 62
Views: 4232

Re: Southern Vancouver Island Wildlife - 2018/2019 Season

This American Kestrel was very busy flitting back and forth from its nest
in a snag to the surrounding trees near Centennial Park on June 12th.
Centennial Park Kestrel(1).JPG
Centennial Park Kestrel(4).JPG
Centennial Park Kestrel(5).JPG
by sassyk
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Southern Vancouver Island BC Eagle Nests - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 11
Views: 529

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

After several attempts to locate a nest on the south end of Pat Bay, with the help of my birding partner and her scope, we located the nest on June 12th. I photographed it from the parking lot at Pat Bay Park, next to the Coast Guard docks. There are two good-sized eaglets in the nest :woohoo: South...
by sassyk
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Saanichton Bay Eagles, Central Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 14
Views: 759

Re: Saanichton Bay Eagles, Central Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season

On May 15th my birding partner visited the nest site and saw one adult eagle in the nest. I visited the nest area on June 12th and saw one of the adults perched above the nest. She eventually flew off and we spotted her perched in a tree across the bay. We observed the nest from several vantage poin...
by sassyk
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Swan Lake Eagles, Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 25
Views: 722

Re: Swan Lake Eagles, Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season

I visited the nest area on June 10th. The male was perched in the old nest tree but I didn't see or hear the female. I did not see any action in the nest so I'm not sure if this pair have produced any eaglets this season. My birding partner will try to contact the property owner for information. Swa...
by sassyk
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Nests in BC - with Ground Observers
Topic: Lochside Eagles, Central Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season
Replies: 13
Views: 634

Re: Lochside Eagles, Central Saanich BC - 2018/2019 Season

On May 15th my birding partner visited the nest site. She did not see or hear any eagles in the area. I visited the nest area yesterday and did not see or hear any eagles in the area or any eaglets in the nest :( My birding partner checked on the nest while I was away last month and she did not see ...

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