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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:07 pm
by IrishEyes
Hi Judy , Beth and all ~ :hug: Keeping good thoughts :luck: Sur and or Res or both will come to the nest soon with or with out food!
Yikes! It is windy

4:49p
I think that is Ess down in the nest
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5 pm
Dee is wingercising and jumping over the nest
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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:09 pm
by IrishEyes
cont
at 5pm
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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:16 pm
by IrishEyes
5:10pm

The wind is wild and the ESd and Dee are vocalizing
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5:11p
Dee backed up to side of nest and had a PS
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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:22 pm
by IrishEyes
5:18p
Ess is wingercising
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Looking bier the nest ..Dee is down in the nest
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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:24 pm
by IrishEyes
Weather Report
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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:45 pm
by JudyB
Great pictures, Bev - thank you!

I just sent an email to David Hancock to let him know that we haven't seen either adult today. He knows a lot more than I do about eagles - and he lives a couple of blocks away, so may be able to check on what's happening under the nest. I tried calling but couldn't reach him - he is a busy fellow.

I will note that the chicks might not be happy, but they will be OK for quite a while - and with these long days in BC, I'm hoping we'll see one or both of the adults before the sun goes down.

It has occurred to me that Mom/Res may have hurt her leg in a fight with a female hoping to take over this very nice nest - in which case it's possible that both adults are spending their time defending the nest from an intruder pair. It is a really nice nest - but eagles in general and intruders in particular aren't into risking their lives unnecessarily. Sur is a young and strong eagle, and I'm pretty sure anyone thinking to challenge him will think again quickly - so if that's what's going on, I'm guessing the pair will be moving on to easier challenges soon.


Update - while I was typing that, I got a call back from David Hancock, and he'll be going to the site later today to see what's going on.

It's now 5:42 pm in BC, and I still haven't seen an adult - but the South cam is back - thank you, Ken!

And hopefully Sur will be stopping by soon with food for Dee and Ess. It's almost 9 in Maine, but I'll bring my phone and watch for a while.

Goodnight, everyone.... :offtobed:

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:46 pm
by Darlene
5:45 Still no sign of parents but construction is still happening. Hopefully we will see a parent soon! :luck:

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:15 pm
by BETHINB.C.
18: 10 and still no parent.. I hope David lets us know if all is well. Does anyone help out if the parents don't show? Surely they won't let the chicks die?

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:20 pm
by BETHINB.C.
Their working over time by the looks of it on the house. Of all times!

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:30 pm
by IrishEyes
JudyB wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:45 pm
Great pictures, Bev - thank you!

I just sent an email to David Hancock to let him know that we haven't seen either adult today. He knows a lot more than I do about eagles - and he lives a couple of blocks away, so may be able to check on what's happening under the nest. I tried calling but couldn't reach him - he is a busy fellow.

I will note that the chicks might not be happy, but they will be OK for quite a while - and with these long days in BC, I'm hoping we'll see one or both of the adults before the sun goes down.

It has occurred to me that Mom/Res may have hurt her leg in a fight with a female hoping to take over this very nice nest - in which case it's possible that both adults are spending their time defending the nest from an intruder pair. It is a really nice nest - but eagles in general and intruders in particular aren't into risking their lives unnecessarily. Sur is a young and strong eagle, and I'm pretty sure anyone thinking to challenge him will think again quickly - so if that's what's going on, I'm guessing the pair will be moving on to easier challenges soon.


Update - while I was typing that, I got a call back from David Hancock, and he'll be going to the site later today to see what's going on.

It's now 5:42 pm in BC, and I still haven't seen an adult - but the South cam is back - thank you, Ken!

And hopefully Sur will be stopping by soon with food for Dee and Ess. It's almost 9 in Maine, but I'll bring my phone and watch for a while.

Goodnight, everyone.... :offtobed:
You are welcome Judy and thanks for your thoughts and calling David :luck:

he will see Res and Sur .. and thanks Ken for getting the S Cam back !

It is 10:27pm here in Halifax.. I will peek in here later ...Have a good rest Judy and thanks for all you do! :hug:

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:31 pm
by IrishEyes
Hi Darlene and Beth.. Just saw your posts ~

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:37 pm
by BETHINB.C.
Hi Irisheyes, nice to see you here. We are waiting..lol. ;)

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:01 pm
by IrishEyes
BETHINB.C. wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:37 pm
Hi Irisheyes, nice to see you here. We are waiting..lol. ;)
Thanks and please call me Bev.....It is late here on the east coast.. will peek in as much as I can!

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:40 pm
by IrishEyes
7:33p,
Windy has died down a lot ..

Ess and Dee are resting in the nest.. Ess is on the right
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I checked the DVR and No sign of Res and Sur that I saw ... :luck: soon I hope !

I am :offtobed: will peeking there if i am up later !

Praying for Res and Sur to return to the nest

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:02 pm
by gemini
Hi all,

I spoke with David and he is aware of the situation and is trying to find a solution. The outcome will depend on what the powers that be will allow him to do.

In the meantime, let's all hope and pray one of the adults returns!

:grhug:
Sharon

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:15 pm
by BETHINB.C.
I will pray for sure, I am worried, Those chicks have come so far and I would hate to see then parish now. JUst breaks my heat. :brknhrt:

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:17 pm
by BETHINB.C.
SORRY, Hi Bev, meant to say hi when I answered. :D

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:35 pm
by Marg
Just read back didn't see Ma or Pa.

Eaglets are sleeping right now.
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Checked again they were sleeping looking around now. I believe someone was moving the cam around.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:57 pm
by nightowl
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019

:bye 1:

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:14 am
by gemini
12:14 pm Went back to 9:00 pm on the DVR and there were no parental visits. Maybe in the early morning? :luck: Kids are sleeping peacefully.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:29 am
by IrishEyes
Good Morning Judy, Beth, Darlene , gemini, Marg and everyone and thanks nightowl for starting the day here .

Weather Report
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3:22am
Dee and Ess are sleeping and N Cam is pixelating
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Keeping good thoughts that the parents show up today! :luck:

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:11 am
by JudyB
Good morning, everyone! Thanks for the weather, Bev - comfortable now, but does look like another very warm day.

Looking back....

Around 4:22 am both chicks were up and I heard an adult trilling. Unfortunately no one came to the nest.
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I'm rebooting the North cam - hopefully that will help with the pixelating.

I think this is Dee doing some nice flap-hopping.
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Dee is also doing some calling for food.


Time for my breakfast - I'll be back in a while.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:33 am
by SueD
This turn of events is so heartbreaking. If the parents don't return, I hope something can be done to save Dee and Ess.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:36 am
by Marg
I've been watching for the last half hour. Have heard no calling.
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Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:35 am
by Darlene
7:20 A parent came in with a quick food drop! Phew! I don't know the parents well enough to know which parent it was but here is a video!

Parent in with food briefly

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:06 am
by Darlene
7:50 Sur in with second piece of food. Phew! So glad to see him.

Sur in with second meal

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:10 am
by Darlene
8:09 Sur in with more food. :rh:

David is currently at the nest seeing if he can see Res.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:10 am
by SueD
7:19-7:20 a.m.: Hooray! Thank you for spotting this, Darlene! I don't know which parent it is, but I'm thinking it's Sur (I'm not seeing a limp). I don't know what the piece of food was (it didn't look like a whole animal), and I don't know which eaglet got it.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:15 am
by Darlene
SueD wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:10 am
7:19-7:20 a.m.: Hooray! Thank you for spotting this, Darlene! I don't know which parent it is, but I'm thinking it's Sur (I'm not seeing a limp). I don't know what the piece of food was (it didn't look like a whole animal), and I don't know which eaglet got it.
Thanks Sue. What a relief. I was too busy looking at the parent to see who got what but both babies look like they have a bit of a crop now between the 3 feedings.

Re: Surrey Reserve 2018-2019 Observation and Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:15 am
by SueD
7:51-7:52 a.m.: Food drop #2. This prey, whatever it is, looked a bit larger. One of the eaglets is trying to self-feed on it.