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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:41 pm
by RitaR
Monday April 23, 2018

Hi Mary, OH how cute they are! All 3 are out front getting some air time.
6.39 pm all 3 out front.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:53 pm
by RitaR
Friday April 27, 2018

6:47 pm The kids are alone. Little one has a full crop and is sleeping. Middle one is nibbling on whatever the white thing is. Oldest one is preening.
6.47 pm preening nibbling and sleeping.JPG
Dad arrives and all 3 look at him.
Parent arrives.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:26 pm
by MaryF
Hi Rita!! I've been MIA for a while ans have some older scaps to add---just because I guess! :) Bear with me!!


from 4/22 ---


A parent next to the nest (from one of the folks on the ground who has given me permission to post their pictures)
OH   nest+parent  4-22-18.jpg

A nice dual feeding but the chicks are hidden
OH   dual feeding   4-22-18.jpg

Real good stuff!!
OH   yummy   4-22-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:33 pm
by MaryF
more from 4/22 ---


A big bite for the tiny eaglet
OH   big bite-tiny  4-22-18.jpg

A good look at all three eaglets
OH   3 fuzzlets   4-22-18.jpg
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from 4/24 ---


I don't know who started it but we had a triangle of eaglets all bonking each other :w00t:
OH   all bonking   4=24=18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:36 pm
by MaryF
From today 4/30 ---


Mom did a big wing stretch and we got peek at all three eaglets! :love:
OH   wing stretch+3   4-30-18.jpg

Doing the mumbrella thing! Giving the chicks a bit of shade
OH   shade thing   4-30-18.jpg

5:30---Dinner time!!
OH   dinner   4-30-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:20 pm
by MaryF
One of the eaglets sitting up with a huge crop and big yellow clown feet! :) Check out the cute one peeking from behind!
OH   sitting--feet   4-30-18.jpg

Total food coma time! That nest is full aleady!
OH   food coma time   4-30-18.jpg

A great shot of our three full eaglets with no parent in the way :)
OH   great shot   4-30-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 12:36 am
by MaryF
Precious eaglets sleeping in a row while Mom watches over them :zzz:
OH   sleeping in row   4-30-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 10:12 pm
by MaryF
:D The trio found their own shade on this warm, sunny, Monday afternoon.
oh   FOUND SHADE   5-1-18.gif
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 7:51 am
by jwin36
This is cute. The babies look like little round gray lumps. :yes:
Avon Lake 5.3.18 10.48 am.jpg
Cute little lumps. Mom looks tired.
:bye 1:

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 12:11 pm
by MaryF
from 5/2 ---


I was a warm afternoon---lots of panting going on
OH   warm afternoon   5-2-18.jpg

I wonder what they were all watching? Maybe dad was doing fly-bys
OH   what watching   5-2-18.jpg

The littlest one has a crop drop :)
OH   crop drop  5-2-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 12:17 pm
by MaryF
from 5/2 ---


A big crowd at the nest--Mom flew in with something so the entire family was there on that smallish nest :w00t:
OH   crowd   5-2-18.jpg

I see that it was a pretty small fish. the eaglets already had big crops from the previous meal---so no takers
OH   tiny fish-big crops   5-2-18.jpg

A big crop, huge feet and a nifty hair-do on the oldest eaglet
OH   big crop-feet   5-2-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 4:15 pm
by RitaR
May 3, 2018

Oh my goodness Mary. They are getting so big!

Meal time.
getting big.JPG
Oldest one appears to be starting to get some dark feathers. Giving the middle one a wing hug. Little one must be full and sitting the meal out.
wing hugs.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 3:00 pm
by RitaR
May 4, 2018

Taking a peek in. Taking time to rest. It's pretty windy at the nest today.
breezy at the nest.JPG
Still windy at Avon.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 10:21 am
by MaryF
2 very late scaps from 5/3 ---


A nice big crop on the youngest eaglet after breakfast
OH   what a crop   5-3-18.jpg

One last big sneaky bite for a hidden eaglet :D
OH   big bite   5-3-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 10:26 am
by MaryF
From 5/4 ---


What a nice sight! Mom and the kids---all with nice crops already---going after another fish.
OH   nice sight   5-4-18.jpg

HEY!! where's mine??
OH   where's mine   5-4-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 10:32 am
by MaryF
From 5/5 ---


These two are wondering where the food is--they think Dad has it
OH   wheres food   5-5-18.jpg

WRONG! Mom has the food and is calmly feeding the third eaglet! :grlol;
OH   Mom has   5-5-18.jpg

:D All lined up in the shade of the tree trunk
OH   found shade   5-5-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 10:34 am
by MaryF
It looks like Mom and the eaglets are having a nice lazy Sunday afternoon!
OH   lazy Sunday   5-6-18.jpg

A triangle of eaglets and a pretty feather :love:
OH   triangle of eaglets+feather   5-6-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 3:41 pm
by MaryF
Finally got a good look at Mom's white leg feathers. :thumlft: It's easy to ID nher if you can see them
OH   Mom's white leg feathers  5-6-18.jpg

Later in the day it was raining and Dad came to help keep the eaglets dry :wub: You can't see it very well but both patents had rain drops on their backs
OH   raining   5-6-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 4:54 pm
by RitaR
Hi Mary. Love reading your posts. Wished I had more time to check in here.

May 8, 2019

My gosh they are getting big! Oldest one is really getting the dark feathers.
Avon kids alone.JPG
Wingers!
wingers.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 5:01 pm
by RitaR
Oh how cute! Parent in with a fish and they are all lined up and ready to eat.
fish.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 5:08 pm
by RitaR
Hmmm Dad moved the food over to the left edge. The two oldest move over to eat. The little one is going to sit this meal out it looks like.
bigs eat.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 7:15 pm
by RitaR
Friday May 11, 2018

Wow Mary! Can't believe how much they have darkened with the new feathers in just a few days. Getting fed some fish.
Little one getting dark.JPG
dark feathers.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 9:53 am
by MaryF
From Weds, 5/16



I couldn't figure out why the eaglets were ignoring Mom who had food
OH   food other way   5-16-18.jpg

I guess they were full!! :love:
OH   full   5-16-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 9:58 am
by MaryF
These eaglets are now so dark but they seem small to me at nearly 6 weeks old.
OH   dark+small   5-17-18.jpg

One is flapping while being ignored by the other 2 :grlol;
OH   One flapping   5-17-18.jpg

What a group! :)
OH   what a group   5-17-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 11:25 am
by MaryF
They sure were busy watching something!
OH   watching   5-17-18.jpg

Anticipation LOL!! Nothhing came into the nest but a parent must have been there.
OH   anticipATION   5-17-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 3:44 pm
by RitaR
Friday May 18, 2018

Hi Mary. Oh my goodness how they have grown!!! Three beautiful eaglets. So happy for the Avon parents this year.

Rolled back to see a feeding.
1 meal time.JPG
They look great and very healthy. Hope it stays that way.
2 3 beautiful eaglets.JPG
All 3 of them taking a nap.
3 nap time.JPG

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 7:42 am
by MaryF
We have one snoozer in the bunch. :)
OH   one snoozelet   5-19-18.jpg

It must be warmish with 2 of them having there wings open to catch a breeze.
OH   must be warm   5-19-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:55 am
by MaryF
Mom and the kids
OH   Mom+kids   5-19-18.jpg

A short time later Dad joins them---nice family picture and a very full nest!!!
OH   full nest   5-19-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 4:47 am
by MaryF
From Sat, 5/19


Mom eating her dinner with one eaglet watching closely
OH   Mom eating dinner   5-19-18.jpg
A big crowd in the nest again. :)
OH   vig crowd   5-19-18.jpg
A late snack for one eaglet while the two watch--they must be full
OH   snack---watchers   5-19-18.jpg

Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 4:56 am
by MaryF
A very wet Sunday breakfast
OH    wet Sunday breakfast  5-20-18.jpg
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This does not look good!! It appears like 2 of the eaglets have swallowed opposite ends of some kind of line!!!!

OH   what is that   5-20-18.jpg

It sure looks like some kind of line to me
OH   not lione   5-20-18.jpg