HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 12:37 pm

4:36p
Ethel is quiet ...incubating the eggs ... and waiting one again for a fish
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 12:54 pm

4:50pm
'The weather is clearing where I live and it looks like it is clearing at the nest and a little black bird came to visit Ethel :)
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 1:40 pm

5:38p
Ethel is watching the ducks swimming by :)
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by SueD » Wed May 15, 2019 2:11 pm

6:09 p.m.: Ethel does a wing stretch, then settles back down over the eggs.
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 2:14 pm

6:08p
Ethel is preening her brood patch
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6:09pm
Has a leg and wing stretch
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 2:17 pm

6:09[
She aerates the nest ,rolled the eggs and shimmies on them
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And incubates them
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Not a good day for fishing ..... I suspect Oscar is having is having a problem !
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 2:24 pm

6:22p
Raining again and Ethel is quiet and staying close to the eggs
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7:13p
Ethel attended to the eggs and repositioned on the nest /.It is raining
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 4:25 pm

8:18p
Raining ! Ethel sees Oscar and ,moved up in the nest and Oscar flew in with a big headless fish
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 4:27 pm

8:19pm'
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She takes in her beak
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 4:32 pm

8:19
She secured it in her talons
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And flew of with it
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Oscar immed stetted on the eggs
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 4:34 pm

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And is incubating them
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 4:39 pm

831p
Oscar incubating the eggs ..daylight is fading !
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 5:26 pm

8:56p
Raining.. Ethel flew in
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She is standing on one leg .Oscar is incubating the eggs

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857pm
They greet one another :love:
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 5:30 pm

8:58p
Looking over the nest
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Ethel stayed at the top of the nest .. waiting patiently for Oscar to make a move to leave and at
9:10pm
She moved down in the nest .. it is dark now
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 5:34 pm

9:10 p,
She moved over along side Oscar
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Oscar gets up
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9:11pm
He is leaving and Ethel moved in to take care of the eggs
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 5:37 pm

9:11p
She immed. shimmied on them
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Ethel is incubating the eggs
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Wed May 15, 2019 5:41 pm

9:12pm
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What a way to end my day on this nest..I was so happy to see all this ... they seem to know what one what anothers thoughts :love: and it is hard to retrieve scaps from the DVR on this cam!

10:06pm
Ethel is sleeping incubating the eggs
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Goodnight Ethel and Oscar, Carolyn and Sue and all who watch this nest !
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Wed May 15, 2019 7:21 pm

The exchanges/interchanges on this nest are almost like a musical concerto.....they slide into it and just seamlessly do what is necessary to protect their three eggs. It is almost unspoken communication, yet we know they are communicating. What a beautiful sight to see.
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 1:37 am

THURSDAY , MAY 16, 2019

Good Morning Halifax Osprey , Carolyn', Sue and and ...thanks so much Carolyn for your beautiful words last night ! :huggie:

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5:27a
Ethel is awake incubating the eggs
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:15 am

6:05am
Ethel sees Oscar and backs up off the eggs ., Oscar flies in with a red fish ...
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She takes the fish
6:06a
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Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:18 am

6:06a
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:20 am

6:06a
She secures it in her talons and flew of with it
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:22 am

6:06a
Oscar settled on the eggs immed.
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Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:24 am

6:06a
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:26 am

6:24a
Light rain and Oscar is keeping the eggs warm, dry and safe
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:55 am

6:44a
Oscar sees Ethel and is of the eggs
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He flew of the nest
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 2:58 am

6:45a
Ethel flew in
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She checks the eggs and settled on them
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 3:00 am

6:45a
Ethel is incubating the eggs
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Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 3:05 am

6:48a
Light rains and Ethel is incubating the eggs
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7:03a
Ethel is keeping the eggs warm, dry and safe
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Re: HALIFAX OSPREY NEST ... 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu May 16, 2019 4:13 am

8:11am
Ethel cont.to incubate the eggs
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