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Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:31 pm
by RitaR
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.
7.30 Getting dark now.JPG
The IR is on now.
IR is on.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:39 pm
by Maddy
Yes Rita, we'll just do that. Thanks for all the reports and pics!
7:35 pm mom gets up

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:26 pm
by Maddy
8:18 pm mom is watching something for a while

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:08 pm
by RitaR
Welcome back Maddy! Great to see your evening posts again.

9:05 pm Mrs BB is all tucked in and sleeping now.
tucked in 9.05.JPG
:nite: Maddy. Hope you sleep well tonight.

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:06 am
by RitaR
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.
6.01 am Mrs BB awake.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:12 am
by RitaR
6:11 am Getting lighter now.
Lighter now.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:53 am
by RitaR
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.
Hole is bigger 6.49.JPG
6:54 am Shadow arrives.
6.54 Shadow arrives.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:01 am
by RitaR
Mrs BB does get up to take a break. Shadow goes to the eggs.
Shadow on duty.JPG
He's being very gentle and careful with the eggs.
trying to get comfortable.JPG
He's settled on the eggs now.
Shadow is settled.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:03 am
by RitaR
7:01 am He just can't stay still for long. Has already changed positions.
7.01 Position change.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:21 am
by RitaR
7:18 am There is a nice big crack in the egg shell now. Come on lil one - you can do it!
7.18 Good crack in the egg.JPG
2 another view.JPG
3.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:45 am
by RitaR
7:39 am Saw a bit a movement from the chick's little head.
Movement 7.39 am.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:09 am
by RitaR
7:57 am Looks like the chick is almost out.
7.57 am.jpg
Shell is most definitely in half now.
Almost out 8.05 am.JPG
Oh this is so sweet! As Shadow looks at his new baby.
3.JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:24 am
by RitaR
8: 19 am Looks like the chick is finally all the way out of the shell.
It's out!.JPG
Also looks like it rolled over too. It was on it's back. Shadow is being so gentle! This is amazing to watch!
Rolled over.JPG
Shadow moved some of the egg shell out of the way.
Shadow moved some egg shell out of the way..JPG

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:47 am
by Maddy
Good morning Rita and everybody!
8:35 am Shadow is still on duty

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:00 am
by RitaR
Hi Maddy! So happy to see you back here!

8:54 am Mrs BB is back.
8.54 Mrs BB is back.JPG
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!

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:07 am
by Maddy
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

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:17 am
by Maddy
9:06 am Shadow is still on the eggs

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:28 am
by Maddy
9:24 am mom is taking care of the chick

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:15 am
by Maddy
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

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:24 am
by Maddy
10:12 am mom gets up and moves away, the chick is moving

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:36 am
by Maddy
10:21 am Shadow is still on the nest

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:48 am
by Maddy
10:31 am Shadow is still on the nest

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:09 am
by Maddy
11:06 am Shadow is back with a stick

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:25 am
by Maddy
11:17 am Shadow is about to leave

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:49 am
by Maddy
11:32 am It's very windy, Shadow is taking care of the chick, I can see it's wings moving

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:14 pm
by Maddy
12:12 pm Shadow is still on duty, he falls asleep from time to time

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:45 pm
by Maddy
12:39 pm Shadow repositions again, it's very windy

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:12 pm
by Maddy
1:10 pm mom is still waiting for Shadow to get up

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:34 pm
by Maddy
1:31 pm mom gets up, the little one is moving

Re: Big Bear CA 2018-2019

Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:41 pm
by Maddy
2:38 pm mom gets up, the little one is moving