Nest Watch – Sunday, February 11, 2018

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Nest Watch ? Sunday, February 11, 2018

February 11th, 2018, 8:04 am #1

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Egg...citing News.

The FP nest of...A-64/m & A-49/f...has ONE egg...laid February 9th.

The SC nest of...A-40/m & A-48/f...has THREE eggs...laid February 2nd, February 5th & February 8th.

The WE nest of...K-01/m & K-91/f...has ONE egg...laid February 8th.



The adults will be taking turns incubating them and normally during this time, or at a switch, the eggs will also be rolled. This is to prevent the developing embryos/chicks from sticking to the inside of the shells.

While IWS is interested in the above information, and would be especially interested in knowing if an adult leaves the nest and the eggs are uncovered for a while, Dr. Sharpe has indicated in the past that he also wants us to simply enjoy the experience of watching all the happenings on the nests and learn more about these magnificent birds through the wonder of the Nest Cams.

Therefore, please continue to post observations in the usual way, but should you observe a parent switch or notice that the adult is not on the nest, it would be helpful to all of us if the time(s) could also be noted/posted...along with whatever else you observe happening on the nest at that time.

Times of events/changes on a nest are a great help to those of us who video when we are editing the footage.



Just a few Gentle Reminders about posting on this thread. (Helps to save time when reading through it.)

Please remember that it is the CHANNEL ISLANDS NESTS ONLY, either on or off camera, that we post our observations/comments about.

There are FIVE IWS nests with cameras online, so it is important to know WHICH NEST you are observing.

Please put the Initials at the start of your post.


. . .ALL NEST CAMS - http://www.iws.org/livecams.html
. . .BC = Bald Canyon on San Clemente Island - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt53p9H4UnQ Temporarily unavailable
. . . FP = Fraser Point - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rBaYUV7hrM
. . .SC = Sauces Canyon (WMP) - http://media1.vcoe.org/eaglecam2 Temporarily unavailable
. . .SC = Sauces Canyon - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2EbuOwNASY
. . .SC = Sauces Canyon (Explore) - http://explore.org/live-cams/player/sauces-bald-eagle
. . .TH = Two Harbors (Explore) - http://explore.org/live-cams/player/bal ... wo-harbors
. . .TH2 = Two Harbors (new nest) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCrURAom-fk
. . .THO = Two Harbors Overlook (Explore) - http://explore.org/live-cams/player/two ... k-catalina
. . .WE = West End - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4J2lBaHj0nI
. . .WEO = West End Overlook - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3T_babuBGI


These nests are all in California...so it's Pacific Time on this coast.

We prefer that the Quote Button is not used on this thread...and if you must use it...because you are referring to something on a previous page...then take TEXT only...never captures or video.

Thanks!
BC - K76m & A32f - eggs 3/7 & 3/10; hatch 4/12, 4/14; banded 5/31; 22/A-m (Julian), 49/A-m RIP
FP - A64m & A49f - eggs 2/9, 2/12, 2/15; hatch 3/18, 3/20, 3/22; banded 5/1; 35A-f (Nellie), 44A-m (Soar), 52A-f (Atsa)
PH - K10m & K26f - 1 chick banded 4/30; 31/A-m (Carson)
SC - A40m & A48f - hatch 3/13, 3/14, 3/16; banded 5/1 - 08A-f (HP), 19A-f (Saucy), 51A-m (Corsair)
TH - K81m & K82f - egg 4/2; broke 5/18
WE - K01m & K91f - eggs 2/8, 2/11; hatch 3/20; banded 5/8 - 40A-f (Aria)
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February 11th, 2018, 8:05 am #2

“A request from Dr. Sharpe”
Eagle Guy,Mar 28 2011 wrote:We are recording the activity at the Two Harbors and West End nests so that we can identify all the prey brought to the nests to calibrate the results of the nest excavations at the end of the season. I'd appreciate if you could continue to report the times that prey are brought to the nest so that later we can go through the recordings more quickly to identify the items. Thanks.
Eagle Guy,Mar 28 2011 wrote:Maybe prey delivery posts could be started with even if it is a bird or unidentified, so that we can spot them more easily.
To make it easier for the biologists to see the prey deliveries, please limit the use of the blue fish to prey deliveries only.

Begin your post with the nest initials, followed by the time of delivery & the blue fish.

Eagle Guy,May 12 2011 wrote:We are recording prey deliveries at all the online nests, so please continue to use the blue fish for deliveries at any nest.
Thank you!
BC - K76m & A32f - eggs 3/7 & 3/10; hatch 4/12, 4/14; banded 5/31; 22/A-m (Julian), 49/A-m RIP
FP - A64m & A49f - eggs 2/9, 2/12, 2/15; hatch 3/18, 3/20, 3/22; banded 5/1; 35A-f (Nellie), 44A-m (Soar), 52A-f (Atsa)
PH - K10m & K26f - 1 chick banded 4/30; 31/A-m (Carson)
SC - A40m & A48f - hatch 3/13, 3/14, 3/16; banded 5/1 - 08A-f (HP), 19A-f (Saucy), 51A-m (Corsair)
TH - K81m & K82f - egg 4/2; broke 5/18
WE - K01m & K91f - eggs 2/8, 2/11; hatch 3/20; banded 5/8 - 40A-f (Aria)
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February 11th, 2018, 8:06 am #3

BC - K76m & A32f - eggs 3/7 & 3/10; hatch 4/12, 4/14; banded 5/31; 22/A-m (Julian), 49/A-m RIP
FP - A64m & A49f - eggs 2/9, 2/12, 2/15; hatch 3/18, 3/20, 3/22; banded 5/1; 35A-f (Nellie), 44A-m (Soar), 52A-f (Atsa)
PH - K10m & K26f - 1 chick banded 4/30; 31/A-m (Carson)
SC - A40m & A48f - hatch 3/13, 3/14, 3/16; banded 5/1 - 08A-f (HP), 19A-f (Saucy), 51A-m (Corsair)
TH - K81m & K82f - egg 4/2; broke 5/18
WE - K01m & K91f - eggs 2/8, 2/11; hatch 3/20; banded 5/8 - 40A-f (Aria)
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February 11th, 2018, 8:07 am #4

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BC - K76m & A32f - eggs 3/7 & 3/10; hatch 4/12, 4/14; banded 5/31; 22/A-m (Julian), 49/A-m RIP
FP - A64m & A49f - eggs 2/9, 2/12, 2/15; hatch 3/18, 3/20, 3/22; banded 5/1; 35A-f (Nellie), 44A-m (Soar), 52A-f (Atsa)
PH - K10m & K26f - 1 chick banded 4/30; 31/A-m (Carson)
SC - A40m & A48f - hatch 3/13, 3/14, 3/16; banded 5/1 - 08A-f (HP), 19A-f (Saucy), 51A-m (Corsair)
TH - K81m & K82f - egg 4/2; broke 5/18
WE - K01m & K91f - eggs 2/8, 2/11; hatch 3/20; banded 5/8 - 40A-f (Aria)
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February 11th, 2018, 8:07 am #5

Dr. Sharpe's post on IWS Chat 1/27/18 regarding the BC Nest:

"The antenna to San Clemente is down. I'll be able to get up there the week after next. The audio is actually just the West End Overlook audio overlaid on the Bald Canyon video."


Dr. Sharpe's post on IWS Chat 2/9/18 regarding the BC Nest:

"There were no eggs at Bald Canyon as of noon on 2/8. I'll try to get out to the antenna early next week to see if I can fix it."

BC - K76m & A32f - eggs 3/7 & 3/10; hatch 4/12, 4/14; banded 5/31; 22/A-m (Julian), 49/A-m RIP
FP - A64m & A49f - eggs 2/9, 2/12, 2/15; hatch 3/18, 3/20, 3/22; banded 5/1; 35A-f (Nellie), 44A-m (Soar), 52A-f (Atsa)
PH - K10m & K26f - 1 chick banded 4/30; 31/A-m (Carson)
SC - A40m & A48f - hatch 3/13, 3/14, 3/16; banded 5/1 - 08A-f (HP), 19A-f (Saucy), 51A-m (Corsair)
TH - K81m & K82f - egg 4/2; broke 5/18
WE - K01m & K91f - eggs 2/8, 2/11; hatch 3/20; banded 5/8 - 40A-f (Aria)
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February 11th, 2018, 8:25 am #6

FP - 12:08am -

Camera zooms in briefly to see Cruz on the egg.


Then zooms out again to show Spirit on the branch.


BC - K76m & A32f - eggs 3/7 & 3/10; hatch 4/12, 4/14; banded 5/31; 22/A-m (Julian), 49/A-m RIP
FP - A64m & A49f - eggs 2/9, 2/12, 2/15; hatch 3/18, 3/20, 3/22; banded 5/1; 35A-f (Nellie), 44A-m (Soar), 52A-f (Atsa)
PH - K10m & K26f - 1 chick banded 4/30; 31/A-m (Carson)
SC - A40m & A48f - hatch 3/13, 3/14, 3/16; banded 5/1 - 08A-f (HP), 19A-f (Saucy), 51A-m (Corsair)
TH - K81m & K82f - egg 4/2; broke 5/18
WE - K01m & K91f - eggs 2/8, 2/11; hatch 3/20; banded 5/8 - 40A-f (Aria)
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February 11th, 2018, 2:08 pm #7

WE 6.02
K91 rises, steps to the front, then flies right. She calls and trumpets nearby, K01 chortles along with her. Egg unattended

6.03
K01 flies in at the right front and looks around at the 4. Switch

6.05
He steps to the bowl and fluffs.

6.06
K01 turns to face the front, nudges the egg, then settles
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February 11th, 2018, 2:09 pm #8

TH 6.10
K82 hops down to the nest and begins to dig and fluff

6.12
She stares into the bowl, then to the right

6.13
She fluffs again, then looks all around.......lots of buffering

6.17
K82 hops up to the front rock, then flies left
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February 11th, 2018, 2:09 pm #9

FP 6.10
A49 lays in the bowl facing right, A64 on his perch
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February 11th, 2018, 2:15 pm #10

WE 6.12
K01 rises and steps to the 3. He looks to the right, front, and left.

6.13
He flies down the right front and lots of calls and trumpets are heard. Egg Unattended

6.22
More calls and trumpets from K91
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February 11th, 2018, 2:29 pm #11

FP 6.25
A64 does some stretching and looks to the rear. He scans all around

6.26
He hops to the next branch, then to the nest

6.27
A49 whimpers, then rises. A64 steps into the bowl. A49 to the 3. She hops to the right branches and call and trumpets, then hops to her branch

6.28
A64 works in the bowl, then settles to the 11
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February 11th, 2018, 2:29 pm #12

WE 6.25
K01 returns and lands at the 4. He tracks around the nest. Mainly left and rear
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February 11th, 2018, 2:34 pm #13

TH 6.38
K81 flies in with some fluff. He sets it to the front, then digs and fluffs.

6.39
He lays in the bowl to shape and tamp.

6.42
K81 watches to the rear as a boat passes

6.43
He steps to the rear and flies left
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February 11th, 2018, 2:34 pm #14

WE 6.32
K01 begins to cackle as he tracks. K91 calls and trumpets

6.34
He squeaks as he looks to the right front, K91 flies in and onto the rock front.

6.35
She turns to face the front. K01 watches right


WEO 6.40
I see nothing flying around
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February 11th, 2018, 2:44 pm #15

WE 6.42
K01 hops up to the rock and cackles, K91 chortles and trumpets. She turns to face him

6.43
They watch left and front


Don't know how long I can do this
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