Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:04 am

10:22 am in rollback, Trooper lands in the nest with a wad of grass. He is now feeding Hope some leftover bird.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:07 am

10:24 am in rollback, Chase is up for a PS and does some small wingers. Trooper is feeding Hope and trying to find some good food in the leftover.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:09 am

10:27 am in rollback, Trooper is now feeding both eaglets.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:12 am

10:29 am in rollback, Hope has turned his/her attention to what looks like a leg of the leftovers while Trooper feeds them both.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:17 am

10:33 am in rollback, Trooper trying to get every bite available from the leftover bird. Hope is nibbling at the leftover leg and looks to be getting a bite or two. Chase is being fed by Trooper.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:21 am

10:37 am in rollback, I am impressed with Hope picking food from the leftover. He/she is certainly trying to self feed but not sure if he/she placed her/his feet to help. But getting some bites. Chase is still be fed by Trooper. Hope is up for PS.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:24 am

10:40 am in rollback, Trooper finished feeding the eaglets and went over to dig in the nest bowl.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 11:25 am

11:22 am in rollback, Trooper is still in the nest with Hope and Chase. Chase is preening and Hope is napping on the edge of the nest.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by roymac » Fri May 14, 2021 1:34 pm

Parent just brought in a small Flatfish. Began feeding Eaglets.

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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by roymac » Fri May 14, 2021 1:36 pm

Small Fish didn't last very long.

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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 1:57 pm

roymac wrote:
Fri May 14, 2021 1:34 pm
Parent just brought in a small Flatfish. Began feeding Eaglets.
1:57pm..Thanks Roy...........here is that fish. Eaglets crops are looking flat now so its about time for a big meal.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 2:02 pm

2:01pm...Currently.....think this is Trooper on the nest. Cannot take the cams right now to be sure.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:03 pm

12:40 pm in rollback, Trooper has had a lazy mid-day with the eaglets in the nest. Ma brings in a wad of grasses. Trooper flew off and around the nest tree. May have headed to the evergreen.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:06 pm

1:32 pm in rollback, Trooper brings in a small fish and then flies. Ma takes charge to begin to feed her eaglets.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:08 pm

1:35 pm a little fish for a little snack for the eaglets. Ma looks to hop up on the long branch as she leaves the nest.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:10 pm

1:36 pm in rollback, Trooper back to the nest. Hope does some nice little wingers.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:13 pm

2:11 pm in rollback, Trooper sitting low in the nest moving grasses around. Hope and Chase are watching him as he works.
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I can't get on the cams but will check back in a bit.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:47 pm

2:14 pm in rollback, well, that is just adorable. Trooper and Hope sharing sweet beaking. :rh:
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:50 pm

2:20 pm in rollback, Ma brings in a nice fish and both vocalizing. Hope is picking at the fish.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:52 pm

2:23 pm in rollback, now Ma is feeding Hope some fish.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:56 pm

2:25 pm in rollback, think both eaglets got a couple of bites but they didn't see to hungry. So Ma ate most of the fish.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:58 pm

2:26 pm in rollback, the meal is finished but some was left. Ma hops up to the long branch I think and she may have taken part of the fish with her.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Sandy_W » Fri May 14, 2021 2:59 pm

2:57 pm Trooper still in the nest with the sleeping eaglets. Actually he looks like he is taking cap naps.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 3:22 pm

3:22pm...Great to see some food coming in today, even if it is small. Several small meals make up for one big one! :yes:

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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 3:28 pm

3:27pm.....Not sure which is which as I can't get a good look.......think Hope is at the left with Chase lying down. Might be wrong.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 3:42 pm

3:41pm...Hard to ID our chicks as I cannot see enough of them. The one that was on the left just moved over to Trooper to get in his shade.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 3:56 pm

3:55pm....Trooper went over to eat the remainder of the leftover fish. This was the chance I needed to get a look at the eaglet that had been lying down.....yes, Chase was lying down with Hope snuggling under Trooper a moment ago.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 3:56 pm

3:56pm.....Chase's tail.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 4:00 pm

3:59pm......Hope on the upper left, Chase to the lower right. Trooper in the background poking around in the nest.
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Re: Delta2 2020 -2021 Observation and Discussion Thread

Post by Jean » Fri May 14, 2021 4:05 pm

4:04pm...Hope lying down with foot outstretched, Chase flapping wings and Trooper calling out greetings. Perhaps Ma just came or went.
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