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Old 05-05-2018, 11:44 AM   #46
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I just saw Lumberjim's post about Sauce's Canyon.
I've been watching them a couple of times a day for several weeks, along with another Santa Cruz Island nest.
Both at once here:
https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/photo...gle-webcam.htm

As the chicks grow the Jaws quote often comes to mind: "You're gonna need a bigger boat."
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:21 PM   #47
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What's the drill for?!
They screw the birbs to the wall when they misbehave.
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:33 PM   #48
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wow they got big fast!
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Old 05-05-2018, 04:14 PM   #49
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“embuggerance”!


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Old 05-29-2018, 06:38 PM   #50
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It looks like the first of the Santa Cruz Island six bald eaglets is ready to solo. No telling which nest or when, but I am checking in for a few minutes twice a day.

https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/photo...gle-webcam.htm
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Old 05-29-2018, 06:58 PM   #51
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FEATHER PANTS

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Two Decorah, IA eaglets died a few days ago... of a gnat infestation.

But it was interesting to learn why. The pair had their eggs really late in the season; turns out that's dangerous, because the young could not develop enough before the gnat season began.

All in the timing, all in nature...
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Old 05-31-2018, 12:13 PM   #52
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We have liftoff!
First Sauces Canyon Eaglet took off at 7:47 and the second at 9:10.
The third is thinking it over.
You can back up the live video to find the magic moments.
The other nest still has three.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:03 PM   #53
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It now looks like two from Fraser Point brood also took wing just after noon.
Amazing to be the same day.
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Old 05-31-2018, 05:00 PM   #54
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I'm looking at the remaining Sauces youngster - looks like they banded them? Convenient for the watchers to see who's who; the Hanover nest watchers were always arguing about which female was which. ("Is that the homewrecker?")
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Old 05-31-2018, 07:10 PM   #55
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Banded 2 or 3 weeks ago. The remaining one still has a lot more juvenile plumage than his/her mates. Most watchers expect them to come back to the nest, if only to get fed.
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Old 05-31-2018, 07:17 PM   #56
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Probably be living in their parents basement for years.
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Old 06-01-2018, 06:34 AM   #57
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Watching them thinking about waking up for the day, pretty damn cool.
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