Big Bear CA 2018-2019

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:31 pm

7:30 It's getting dark now. We probably won't see a thing until morning. Let's all hope and pray the little one can make it out of the egg.
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The IR is on now.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:39 pm

Yes Rita, we'll just do that. Thanks for all the reports and pics!
7:35 pm mom gets up
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7:52 pm mom is up again, taking care of the eggs, the egg still looks the same
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:26 pm

8:18 pm mom is watching something for a while
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8:25p she is still watching something

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:08 pm

Welcome back Maddy! Great to see your evening posts again.

9:05 pm Mrs BB is all tucked in and sleeping now.
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:nite: Maddy. Hope you sleep well tonight.

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:06 am

Sunday April 14, 2019

Good morning Maddy, Ferenz, and all Big Bear Eagle viewers.

Weather for the day.
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6:01 am It's still a bit dark and the IR is off. Mrs BB is awake.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:12 am

6:11 am Getting lighter now.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:53 am

6:49 am A brief look at the eggs. It does look like the hole is getting bigger. Hope we get a closer view with a zoom in later.
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6:54 am Shadow arrives.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:01 am

Mrs BB does get up to take a break. Shadow goes to the eggs.
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He's being very gentle and careful with the eggs.
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He's settled on the eggs now.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:03 am

7:01 am He just can't stay still for long. Has already changed positions.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:21 am

7:18 am There is a nice big crack in the egg shell now. Come on lil one - you can do it!
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:45 am

7:39 am Saw a bit a movement from the chick's little head.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:09 am

7:57 am Looks like the chick is almost out.
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Shell is most definitely in half now.
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Oh this is so sweet! As Shadow looks at his new baby.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:24 am

8: 19 am Looks like the chick is finally all the way out of the shell.
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Also looks like it rolled over too. It was on it's back. Shadow is being so gentle! This is amazing to watch!
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Shadow moved some of the egg shell out of the way.
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:47 am

Good morning Rita and everybody!
8:35 am Shadow is still on duty
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8:54 am mom is back, Shadow is not moving
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by RitaR » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:00 am

Hi Maddy! So happy to see you back here!

8:54 am Mrs BB is back.
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Shadow does not want to get up.
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Maddy I'm going to leave this to you. Need to get ready to head out soon. Hope you have a wonderful day! So happy that we have a :hatch: here!

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:07 am

Yes, Rita, thank you! I'll be here, have a great day! :bye 1:
9:02 am mom is still asking Shadow to get up
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9:04a she is still asking
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9:05a mom is getting serious about getting Shadow of the eggs
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:17 am

9:06 am Shadow is still on the eggs
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9:19a Shadow is still on the eggs )))
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9:23a Shadow finally gets up
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there is one chick and one egg

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:28 am

9:24 am mom is taking care of the chick
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9:25a mom is on the kid and the egg, Shadow is moving to the exit branch
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and then leaving

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:15 am

Rita, I watched all the moments you reported on today, it was so sweet, thanks for your reports! :rh:
10:10 am mom gets up and takes care of the chick
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10:11a Shadow is back
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Shadow is moving a stick
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:24 am

10:12 am mom gets up and moves away, the chick is moving
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10:13a mom is getting back on the chick and the egg
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10:14a Shadow moves to the exit branch
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10:18a Shadow is back to the nest

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:36 am

10:21 am Shadow is still on the nest
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10:25a Shadow is back to the exit branch and then he leaves
10:26a mom gets up
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Shadow is back
10:26a and starts moving a stick
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:48 am

10:31 am Shadow is still on the nest
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then he moves to the exit branch and leaves
10:39a mom gets up and takes care of the chick
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:09 am

11:06 am Shadow is back with a stick
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11:07a they are watching something, it's windy
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11:10a Shadow is still on the nest, mom is talking to him
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:25 am

11:17 am Shadow is about to leave
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11:22a Shadow is back with another stick
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11:23a mom gets up and moves away
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11:34a mom leaves, Shadow gets on duty

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:49 am

11:32 am It's very windy, Shadow is taking care of the chick, I can see it's wings moving
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11:51a Shadow is rolling the egg, the little one is moving the wings
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11:56a Shadow does it again
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11:58a Shadow repositions and I can see the little one moving

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:14 pm

12:12 pm Shadow is still on duty, he falls asleep from time to time
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12:23p Shadow gets up, the little one is moving wings
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12:24p Shadow is back down
12:33p Shadow repositions again and we can see an eglet very well
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:45 pm

12:39 pm Shadow repositions again, it's very windy
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12:56p mom is back
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Shadow doesn't want to get up
1:07p mom is still waiting for Shadow to get up
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:12 pm

1:10 pm mom is still waiting for Shadow to get up
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1:15p Shadow finally moves to the exit branch and is leaving
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1:16p mom is getting on duty
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it's very windy

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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:34 pm

1:31 pm mom gets up, the little one is moving
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1:41 pm mom gets up again, the little one is moving
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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Post by Maddy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:41 pm

2:38 pm mom gets up, the little one is moving
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2:45p Shadow brings a stick
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and starts moving it around
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