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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:56 am
by Jean
SueB wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:53 am
9:39 am - Cams as I have them zoomed in as I log off.
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Hi Jean, ,sorry I had to leave, but cams aren't working great for me right now and I have to get some things done here.

Thanks to you Sue and Cheryl for zooming on our nest overnight and this morning! Without you gals we would not have seen the second hatch as we did! The cams are a big problem..............no doubt about it and leaving them close to the nest will help viewers see and will help provide rollback footage for us too.

I am IN and OUT this morning too.

IF ANYONE IS WATCHING PLEASE POST! Thanks!

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:18 am
by Sandy
Delta

They look like little fur balls.
So darn cute.
Glad both chicks are doing fine.
Exciting times ahead for Ma and Pa.


Sandy

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:23 am
by Jean
10:21am..........Thanks Sandy for posting..........I'm just here for a bit, then need to go. Glad the cams are close on the nest as they are almost impossible to move right now. I am so glad we have a dry day today but the rain is coming back and it will be wet for a while I'm afraid.

Anyone seen Ma trying to feed the first chick yet?

Right now Ma is pressing down on them and digging around them.........keeping them warm as we do have a cold breeze today.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:24 am
by Phil
Congrats to Ma and Pa on another successful hatch! And to all of us eagle watchers as well. :woohoo:

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:26 am
by Jean
Phil wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:24 am
Congrats to Ma and Pa on another successful hatch! And to all of us eagle watchers as well. :woohoo:
Thanks Phil...........happy you are watching.

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:31 am
by Jean
10:30am..............Ma isn't showing us much of the chicks as she digs. I think we know why her beak is so dirty...............I see a little wing jutting out from underneath her.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:32 am
by Jean
10:32pm...........Ma dug a bit more then gently pulled those chicks back underneath her before lying down again over them.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:01 am
by Marg
Just tuned in!

Took these before they were covered up I don't know if there was a feeding but suspect there was.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:01 am
by Phil
Feeding in progress...
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:04 am
by Marg
Thank you Phil, I guess I just missed it. :D

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:07 am
by Jean
11:05am.............IN on the EAST cams very fast. thank goodness it loaded quickly. Ma just tried to fee the first chick and I think it was fairly successful. The second chick remained low, just napping at it must be very tired from all its efforts.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:09 am
by Jean
11:08pm......More of the feeding.........chick 1 reached up to take the food, not sure he/she knew what to do with it though. Don't know if it actually ate, but the motions were good.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:09 am
by Jean
11:09am........More of the first feeding.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:10 am
by Jean
11:10am..........The last one...........
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Thanks Phil and Marg.............I am still IN on the EAST cam only.

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:22 am
by Jean
11:21am.............I am still on the EAST cam, but need to leave my computer for a minute or two.......back soon.

Noticing that the embedded cams have gone offline............and now they are back.

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:32 am
by sassyk
:woohoo: Congrats to Ma & Pa Delta :wub: The chicks are so darned cute when first hatched. Great job everyone for all your efforts in zooming and capturing the events :thumlft:

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:39 am
by Jean
11:38am..........Thanks Kay! I am trying to get into the WEST cam also........still not there. Ma has been calling out a lot, perhaps Pa is near.

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:53 am
by Jean
11:52am.......Another attempt at feeding but not sure how successful it was. Second chick was moving around, but did not stand up. First chick may have taken some as h/s was quite curious and willing.

First chick was very wobbly at first, falling down, but got up again and did pretty good after that.
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I am now IN on both cams. They are not responding well.

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:56 am
by Jean
11:55am.................Last s'caps of this feeding attempt.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:02 pm
by Jean
12:01pm.......We can see Ma's pantry at the side..........the prey that Pa brought in just before the first hatch.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:05 pm
by Jean
12:05pm.......Ma watching something interesting.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:28 pm
by Jean
12:27pm..........Ma left the nest...............leaving the chicks uncovered for a little while..............but not unguarded.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:29 pm
by Jean
12:28pm................They are definite cuties for sure..........chick 1 seems to be full of energy..............chick 2 is moving around and wiggling but not standing up yet.

This is the beak on chick 2.
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Pa arrived at the nest and nibbled on some of the prey first.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:31 pm
by Jean
12:30pm.........Pa seemed a little confused about what to do........he gingerly went over to the chicks and wiggled his way down on them, but not before rolling them.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:33 pm
by Jean
12:33pm.......Pa pulling his comfort grass all around himself.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:36 pm
by Jean
12:35pm.........Pa got up again and again seems confused..............what to do with chicks this young? LOL..............Pa tried rolling them at least 3 more times.
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:45 pm
by Jean
12:44pm........Pa is on the nest surrounded by his grass........chicks are well covered. ;)
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I am now OFF both cams............

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:00 pm
by Sandy
Delta 2

Another feeding taking place. Chick number one very vocal and getting bites.
Chick number 2 is still low in the nest and has not made any effort to get food.
Just wondering how long it normally takes for the second chick to become more active and grab bites of food.

Sandy

Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:04 pm
by Marg
Wen I first looked I only saw one chick......
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Re: Delta2 2017 - 2018 Observation and Discussion Thread

Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:06 pm
by Marg
Feeding.
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