Nest Watch - Thursday, February 8, 2018

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February 8th, 2018, 8:08 am #1

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Egg ... citing News.


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



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
. . . 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.

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February 8th, 2018, 8:09 am #2

Videos Taken Yesterday:


FRASER POINT

Video by Eagle Duo
FP - Let's Build a Nest Together


SAUCES CANYON

Video by Eagle Duo
SC - Show Me Your Eggs


TWO HARBORS

Video by Eagle Duo
TH - Working Together in the Sun & Fog


WEST END

Video by Eagle Duo
WE - Where Is That Guy?


LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Video by Eagle Duo FP - I Hope No One Saw That
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February 8th, 2018, 8:10 am #3

“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.
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February 8th, 2018, 8:10 am #4

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February 8th, 2018, 8:11 am #5

1/27/18. Dr. Sharpe's post on IWS Chat 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."
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February 8th, 2018, 1:08 pm #6

FP 5.08
Owl heard ?? A64 and A49 alert

5.50
A49 chirps
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February 8th, 2018, 1:49 pm #7

WE 5.48
K01 and K91 begin to vocalize
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February 8th, 2018, 1:53 pm #8

FP 5.51
A64 does a PS and begins to preen. A49 raises her chin and lays back her head.

5.52
Now she begins to preen, A64 does some crop drops


FP/TH
Doing a lot of buffering
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February 8th, 2018, 1:58 pm #9

FP 5.58
A49 works her way around A64 and heads to the nest. A64 looks on, then follows
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February 8th, 2018, 2:01 pm #10

WE 6.00
More cries from K91

6.02
K91 and K01 call, trumpet, and chortle
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February 8th, 2018, 2:02 pm #11

FP 6.02
A49 returns to the branches

6.03
She watches back over her shoulder toward the nest

6.05
She begins to watch the ground below
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February 8th, 2018, 2:18 pm #12

WE 6.15
K01 flies up from the left rear and begins to work in the bowl.

6.16
K01 looks left and right as he works. He turns to the 9 and watches left.

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February 8th, 2018, 2:18 pm #13

FP 6.16
A49 cries out a couple times

6.17
She watches to the rear

6.21
She cries again, then turns to face the nest. She hops to the nest

6.22
Cam moves to the nest. They work in the bowl

6.23
A49 steps to the 3 to gather fluff, then alerts and begins to track
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February 8th, 2018, 2:24 pm #14

TH 6.29
K82 flies in from the right. She turns to the rear to dig and fluff, and watches for K81

6.30
She turns to the rock to dig and fluff, and keep watch
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February 8th, 2018, 2:25 pm #15

WE 6.24
K91 calls and call off cam. K01 waits for her arrival
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