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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:26 pm

9:20p
IR is on at the empty
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Goodnight Helgate , Carolyn, Heather , Ferenz and everyone !
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:06 pm

Wow that is great news Bev about the ir and focus on cam. Nice to see no snow on nest. Sure hope flooding isn't as bad this year. Goodnight and Thank you Bev. Goodnight Ferenz and Carolyn.

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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:33 am

I wonder where Iris is hanging out?
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:13 pm

Louis came back this AM! Cam chat post copied. I hope I did it right this time Bev?
Now where is Iris and have they found each other?
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Published on Apr 5, 2019
A male Osprey swooped onto the Hellgate nest in Missoula, Montana this morning. Watch the bird make a confident landing and immediately begin making arrangements to the nest. By the looks of it, this male is likely Louis—the patriarch of the nest and Iris's mate. If this visit does mark Louis's return, he would be right on time! In 2018, Louis completed his long journey back to the nest on April 4.
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:36 pm

Hi Carolyn , Wow, Just checked Hellgate Cam and Twitter said he was back and came here pronto. Thanks so much Carolyn, exciting news!

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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:48 pm

Just checking cam and maybe Louis with a big fish 5:36 pm April 5
hellgate osprey is it louis with big fish 5 36 april 5.jpg
Zoomie got in closer 5:40 pm
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5:41 pm
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:59 pm

Twitter says it is Louis , but waiting official confirmation 5:42 april 5
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:11 pm

Louis flew off nest to owl pole with fish
hellgate louis on owl pole  6 05 april 5 .jpg
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Louis and the ravens 6:08 pm
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:16 pm

Woodlands Bleu wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:13 pm
Louis came back this AM! Cam chat post copied. I hope I did it right this time Bev?
Now where is Iris and have they found each other?
carolyn

Cornell Lab Bird Cams
Published on Apr 5, 2019
A male Osprey swooped onto the Hellgate nest in Missoula, Montana this morning. Watch the bird make a confident landing and immediately begin making arrangements to the nest. By the looks of it, this male is likely Louis—the patriarch of the nest and Iris's mate. If this visit does mark Louis's return, he would be right on time! In 2018, Louis completed his long journey back to the nest on April 4.
Excellent Carolyn !

Welcome Home Louis :woohoo:

Thansk Heather for the scaps and Obs. :thumlft:

Hope to be back tomorrow! :luck:
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Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:16 pm

I think Louis is waiting for Iris , he would have devoured this fish by now and he is taking tiny bites
6:13 pm
hellgate must be looking and waiting for iris 6 13 april 5 .jpg
6:14 pm
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:18 pm

IrishEyes wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:16 pm
Woodlands Bleu wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:13 pm
Louis came back this AM! Cam chat post copied. I hope I did it right this time Bev?
Now where is Iris and have they found each other?
carolyn

Cornell Lab Bird Cams
Published on Apr 5, 2019
A male Osprey swooped onto the Hellgate nest in Missoula, Montana this morning. Watch the bird make a confident landing and immediately begin making arrangements to the nest. By the looks of it, this male is likely Louis—the patriarch of the nest and Iris's mate. If this visit does mark Louis's return, he would be right on time! In 2018, Louis completed his long journey back to the nest on April 4.
Excellent Carolyn !

Welcome Home Louis :woohoo:

Thansk Heather for the scaps and Obs. :thumlft:

Hope to be back tomorrow! :luck:
Hi Bev , Hope you back tomorrow too :huggie: Thank you !!

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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:22 pm

Louis taking little bites, pausing and looking around 6: 18 pm April 5
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Getting darker out 6:19 pm
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:27 pm

Still working on fish 6:25 pm April 5
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:34 pm

Still taking his time eating fish , keeps looking 6: 31 pm April 5
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:42 pm

Louis relaxing on the owl pole 6:40 pm April 5
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Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:46 pm

Louis no hurry to leave 6:43 pm April 5
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:48 pm

Thank you Heather, great captures of Louis eating. Where is Iris?
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:52 pm

No changes Louis still on owl pole 6:49 pm April 5
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6:51 pm
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:58 pm

Woodlands Bleu wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:48 pm
Thank you Heather, great captures of Louis eating. Where is Iris?
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and Good Night
Goodnight Carolyn and Thank you !

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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:00 pm

Louis still waiting and looking 6:58 pm April 5
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:16 pm

Louis is one determined Male Osprey 7:13 pm
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:27 pm

Maybe Louis will sleep on owl pole tonight lol I might have times out the clocks on cams are different , last scap will check later.
7:28 pm
hellgate maybe louis will sleep on owl pole tonight 7 24 april 5 .jpg

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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:09 pm

From the DVR Louis flew off the owl pole and left the remainder of fish @ 8:03 pm April 5
hellgate louis left owl pole and the fish 8 03 time stamp april 5 .jpg
Now empty nest 10:03 pm
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Goodnight Bev, Carolyn and all. Now just need Louis and Iris to reunite :rh:

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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:05 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 6 , 2019

Good Morning Hellgate , Carolyn, Heather and everyone!

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5:59a
Dark at the empty nest
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Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:10 am

Here is the video of Louis's return April 5 with thanks to Cornell Lab Bird Cams .. Louis touched down at 10:49am according to the time on the screen cam :)

:vid: https://youtu.be/lahTQL-6SA0


Scap from the video .Handsome Louis! :rh:
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:50 am

Sorry I am late posting these
7:14a
Windy Louis is perched above the nest looking for Iris
7:27
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Cam op zoomed in on him
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7:29a
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:55 am

Louis is on the Owl Pole with a fish
7:52a
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by IrishEyes » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:25 am

9:02a
Quiet at the empty
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Keeping good thoughts that Iris shows up soon!

ADDED
1:36p
Nest is empty
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I checked the DVR back as far as it would go to 9:37a and no nest visits and the chat isn't reporting any either !
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Woodlands Bleu » Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:56 pm

2:54 pm

Hang on for the ride! Iris is on nest, apparently another female had landed prior to her, but it is her, I recognize her calling. Louis brought fish and she followed I believe.....the saga is starting.....oh what fun!
carolyn

Oh boy does she want a fish!

She got a fish at 3:08 their time. She had to wait a bit. So official first fish delivery.
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Re: Hellgate Canyon MT Osprey Nest .. 2019

Post by Heather L » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:20 pm

Hi Carolyn just looked and saw an Osprey and read chat and quickly grabbed this scap
Louis and Iris 2:04 pm April 6
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