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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:41 pm

Monday April 23, 2018

Hi Mary, OH how cute they are! All 3 are out front getting some air time.
6.39 pm all 3 out front.JPG

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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:53 pm

Friday April 27, 2018

6:47 pm The kids are alone. Little one has a full crop and is sleeping. Middle one is nibbling on whatever the white thing is. Oldest one is preening.
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Dad arrives and all 3 look at him.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:26 pm

Hi Rita!! I've been MIA for a while ans have some older scaps to add---just because I guess! :) Bear with me!!


from 4/22 ---


A parent next to the nest (from one of the folks on the ground who has given me permission to post their pictures)
OH   nest+parent  4-22-18.jpg

A nice dual feeding but the chicks are hidden
OH   dual feeding   4-22-18.jpg

Real good stuff!!
OH   yummy   4-22-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:33 pm

more from 4/22 ---


A big bite for the tiny eaglet
OH   big bite-tiny  4-22-18.jpg

A good look at all three eaglets
OH   3 fuzzlets   4-22-18.jpg
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from 4/24 ---


I don't know who started it but we had a triangle of eaglets all bonking each other :w00t:
OH   all bonking   4=24=18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:36 pm

From today 4/30 ---


Mom did a big wing stretch and we got peek at all three eaglets! :love:
OH   wing stretch+3   4-30-18.jpg

Doing the mumbrella thing! Giving the chicks a bit of shade
OH   shade thing   4-30-18.jpg

5:30---Dinner time!!
OH   dinner   4-30-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:20 pm

One of the eaglets sitting up with a huge crop and big yellow clown feet! :) Check out the cute one peeking from behind!
OH   sitting--feet   4-30-18.jpg

Total food coma time! That nest is full aleady!
OH   food coma time   4-30-18.jpg

A great shot of our three full eaglets with no parent in the way :)
OH   great shot   4-30-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Tue May 01, 2018 12:36 am

Precious eaglets sleeping in a row while Mom watches over them :zzz:
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Tue May 01, 2018 10:12 pm

:D The trio found their own shade on this warm, sunny, Monday afternoon.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by jwin36 » Thu May 03, 2018 7:51 am

This is cute. The babies look like little round gray lumps. :yes:
Avon Lake 5.3.18 10.48 am.jpg
Cute little lumps. Mom looks tired.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Thu May 03, 2018 12:11 pm

from 5/2 ---


I was a warm afternoon---lots of panting going on
OH   warm afternoon   5-2-18.jpg

I wonder what they were all watching? Maybe dad was doing fly-bys
OH   what watching   5-2-18.jpg

The littlest one has a crop drop :)
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Thu May 03, 2018 12:17 pm

from 5/2 ---


A big crowd at the nest--Mom flew in with something so the entire family was there on that smallish nest :w00t:
OH   crowd   5-2-18.jpg

I see that it was a pretty small fish. the eaglets already had big crops from the previous meal---so no takers
OH   tiny fish-big crops   5-2-18.jpg

A big crop, huge feet and a nifty hair-do on the oldest eaglet
OH   big crop-feet   5-2-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Thu May 03, 2018 4:15 pm

May 3, 2018

Oh my goodness Mary. They are getting so big!

Meal time.
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Oldest one appears to be starting to get some dark feathers. Giving the middle one a wing hug. Little one must be full and sitting the meal out.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Fri May 04, 2018 3:00 pm

May 4, 2018

Taking a peek in. Taking time to rest. It's pretty windy at the nest today.
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Still windy at Avon.JPG

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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 06, 2018 10:21 am

2 very late scaps from 5/3 ---


A nice big crop on the youngest eaglet after breakfast
OH   what a crop   5-3-18.jpg

One last big sneaky bite for a hidden eaglet :D
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 06, 2018 10:26 am

From 5/4 ---


What a nice sight! Mom and the kids---all with nice crops already---going after another fish.
OH   nice sight   5-4-18.jpg

HEY!! where's mine??
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 06, 2018 10:32 am

From 5/5 ---


These two are wondering where the food is--they think Dad has it
OH   wheres food   5-5-18.jpg

WRONG! Mom has the food and is calmly feeding the third eaglet! :grlol;
OH   Mom has   5-5-18.jpg

:D All lined up in the shade of the tree trunk
OH   found shade   5-5-18.jpg
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 06, 2018 10:34 am

It looks like Mom and the eaglets are having a nice lazy Sunday afternoon!
OH   lazy Sunday   5-6-18.jpg

A triangle of eaglets and a pretty feather :love:
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 06, 2018 3:41 pm

Finally got a good look at Mom's white leg feathers. :thumlft: It's easy to ID nher if you can see them
OH   Mom's white leg feathers  5-6-18.jpg

Later in the day it was raining and Dad came to help keep the eaglets dry :wub: You can't see it very well but both patents had rain drops on their backs
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Tue May 08, 2018 4:54 pm

Hi Mary. Love reading your posts. Wished I had more time to check in here.

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My gosh they are getting big! Oldest one is really getting the dark feathers.
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Wingers!
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Tue May 08, 2018 5:01 pm

Oh how cute! Parent in with a fish and they are all lined up and ready to eat.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Tue May 08, 2018 5:08 pm

Hmmm Dad moved the food over to the left edge. The two oldest move over to eat. The little one is going to sit this meal out it looks like.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Fri May 11, 2018 7:15 pm

Friday May 11, 2018

Wow Mary! Can't believe how much they have darkened with the new feathers in just a few days. Getting fed some fish.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Thu May 17, 2018 9:53 am

From Weds, 5/16



I couldn't figure out why the eaglets were ignoring Mom who had food
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I guess they were full!! :love:
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Thu May 17, 2018 9:58 am

These eaglets are now so dark but they seem small to me at nearly 6 weeks old.
OH   dark+small   5-17-18.jpg

One is flapping while being ignored by the other 2 :grlol;
OH   One flapping   5-17-18.jpg

What a group! :)
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Thu May 17, 2018 11:25 am

They sure were busy watching something!
OH   watching   5-17-18.jpg

Anticipation LOL!! Nothhing came into the nest but a parent must have been there.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by RitaR » Fri May 18, 2018 3:44 pm

Friday May 18, 2018

Hi Mary. Oh my goodness how they have grown!!! Three beautiful eaglets. So happy for the Avon parents this year.

Rolled back to see a feeding.
1 meal time.JPG
They look great and very healthy. Hope it stays that way.
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All 3 of them taking a nap.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sat May 19, 2018 7:42 am

We have one snoozer in the bunch. :)
OH   one snoozelet   5-19-18.jpg

It must be warmish with 2 of them having there wings open to catch a breeze.
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sat May 19, 2018 8:55 am

Mom and the kids
OH   Mom+kids   5-19-18.jpg

A short time later Dad joins them---nice family picture and a very full nest!!!
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 20, 2018 4:47 am

From Sat, 5/19


Mom eating her dinner with one eaglet watching closely
OH   Mom eating dinner   5-19-18.jpg
A big crowd in the nest again. :)
OH   vig crowd   5-19-18.jpg
A late snack for one eaglet while the two watch--they must be full
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Re: Avon Lake, Ohio -- 2018

Post by MaryF » Sun May 20, 2018 4:56 am

A very wet Sunday breakfast
OH    wet Sunday breakfast  5-20-18.jpg
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This does not look good!! It appears like 2 of the eaglets have swallowed opposite ends of some kind of line!!!!

OH   what is that   5-20-18.jpg

It sure looks like some kind of line to me
OH   not lione   5-20-18.jpg
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