Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

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Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

Post by elle » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:35 pm

Welcome to Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest

This nest is located on Towner Road in North Saanich BC on Vancouver Island. ( just 20 minutes north of Victoria BC)

According to local information, Bald Eagles have occupied the same nest every year for at least 30 years.

A couple of years ago the long standing nest tree blew down in a winter wind storm .

Luckily the returning pair were able to build a new nest nearby and last year 2017-2018 season they fledged at least one eaglet.

It is a difficult nest to see from the land .

My hope is to be able to monitor from the sea side in the upcoming season.
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Re: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

Post by sassyk » Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:29 pm

I was informed by my WiTS coordinator that the nest blew down in one of our recent wind storms :( I will check the next time I'm out that way for any signs of a new nest :luck:
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Re: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

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Re: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

Post by sassyk » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:56 pm

I was informed that the eagles had built a new nest after their old nest tree blew down in a storm. I visited the area on June 12th and saw the old nest tree in pieces. We also saw one of the adults flying from the new nest towards the bay and heard an eaglet calling. We located the new nest and saw a wing flapping. It is difficult to view the nest from the path and I'm hoping the eaglet(s) will be more visible next time I visit.
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Re: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

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Re: Towner Road Bald Eagle Nest- North Saanich BC-2018-2019 Season

Post by sassyk » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:54 pm

My fellow WiTS volunteer was lucky to see 2 eaglets in the new nest last week :woohoo:
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