Apr 2, 2011 at 8:17 am #1271581
This is posted on "other activites" forum, but had to let everyone know that one has hatched. I know this isn't the appropriate place, but more people traffic here that wouldn't otherwise see this. Sorry if this breaks the rules(Roger)…..move if need to,
but its so worth the excitement to behold this one time!?!
Be patient and watch! :)Apr 2, 2011 at 8:32 am #1718841
@niit_trainLocale: West Virginia
This is cool. There used to be a camera in WV like this. I do not remember the link, but I will try to find it.
NTApr 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm #1718955
thanks CameronApr 2, 2011 at 1:31 pm #1718959
@saparisorLocale: Pacific Northwest
You can see the chick now and the mother ripping up a rabbit.
My 9 year old daughter thinks this is gross.Apr 2, 2011 at 2:38 pm #1718985
@maxwelljLocale: Northern California
Gotta love that Patriot Act! No privacy whatsoever in America :]
Great link, thanks for sharingApr 2, 2011 at 3:44 pm #1719025
Now you can see the "mother ripping up the rabbit" for the first feed incase you missed it.
Apr 2, 2011 at 4:23 pm #1719041
@b-g-2-2Locale: Silicon Valley
The first eaglet to hatch was fed fresh rabbit by a parent eagle.
A memorial service will be held for the recently departed rabbit at the Decorah Iowa Lutheran Church. Donations will be accepted for PETA.
—B.G.—Apr 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm #1719077
You are too funny Bob.
Actually, I believe the rabbit is a week old. We've had the wake/visitation all this time. Poor bunny…the little guy seems to be enjoying it right now.Apr 2, 2011 at 5:17 pm #1719081
@b-g-2-2Locale: Silicon Valley
Don't get me wrong. I like rabbits. They are cute and cuddly, and very tasty.
–B.G.–Apr 3, 2011 at 2:57 pm #1719399
In the nest now is fish, crow and rabbit…balanced meal?
Frequent feedings now. Also can check on youtube for clips.Apr 9, 2011 at 2:53 pm #1722471
Last one hatched 2 days ago. All there are eating frequently now..so many food items to choose from some days.. ;)Apr 10, 2011 at 7:58 pm #1723003
@cwayman1Locale: East Tennessee, US
wow, that is WAY too cool!
-definitely a great way to procrastinate finishing a research paper on the Agroecology of American Bunch Grapes =)!Apr 14, 2011 at 9:19 am #1724459
If you haven't checked in lately……now is a fun time with much more activity.Apr 16, 2011 at 5:02 am #1725178
@newtonLocale: Southeastern Louisiana
36 degrees with a wind chill that makes it feel like 26 degrees and snow.
The only place that isn't covered is where momma/daddy and the babies are at in the nest.
No tent, no tarp and no campfire, duh! Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Eagle down must be really warm.:-)
NewtonApr 21, 2011 at 8:29 am #1727476
@ John..yea, even some snow yesterday. At least its warm enough so they can sun bathe. Ferocious eaters, then they just drop.Apr 21, 2011 at 1:46 pm #1727616
It's a lot of fun to watch this family grow. I hope to be around (and not away on a trip) when they start flying!Apr 30, 2011 at 2:26 pm #1731337
Tip feathers are coming in now. They are starting to spread their wings out so to catch the wind at times. Below is a link to the webcam placement last fall. Get a real idea how huge this nest is.Apr 30, 2011 at 6:41 pm #1731412
It's a lot of fun to watch this family grow. I hope to be around (and not away on a trip) when they start flying!
They grow fast … close to adult size at age 9 weeks. Flight is a bit more variable around 12-14 weeks, IIRC.May 20, 2011 at 2:03 pm #1739075
check out the live webcam and watch….not much longerJun 10, 2011 at 3:00 pm #1747573
Just got word that these 3 teen eaglets should fledge sometime between June 11-25, likely the later. Its so fun following them. They don't look nor act like anything from before.
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