Nest Watch – Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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Nest Watch ? Wednesday, February 7, 2018

February 7th, 2018, 8:16 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 & February 5th.



The adults will be taking turns incubating it and normally during this time, or at a switch, the egg will also be rolled. This is to prevent the developing embryo/chick from sticking to the inside of the shell.

While IWS is interested in the above information, and would be especially interested in knowing if an adult leaves the nest and the egg is 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=93PAGBztHeM
. . .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 7th, 2018, 8:16 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 7th, 2018, 8:17 am #3

Videos Taken Yesterday:


FRASER POINT

Video by Eagle Duo
FP - A Big Fish for Cruz


SAUCES CANYON

Videos by Eagle Duo
SC - Dad Gives Mom a Break at Dawn
SC – Mom Returns


TWO HARBORS

Video by Eagle Duo
TH – K-81 & K-82 Together at Dusk


LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Video by Eagle Duo WE - K-01 Hops Up to Unite Their Bond
Video by Eagle Duo WE - The Race is On for Eggs
Video by Eagle Duo FP - The Race is On for Eggs

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 7th, 2018, 8:17 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 7th, 2018, 8:18 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."
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 7th, 2018, 12:40 pm #6

FP 4.35
A64 and A49 spend some morning time preening

4.39
A49 watches to the front



TH 4.44
K82 at right rear, dozing on the rock

4.50
K82 looks toward the sea
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February 7th, 2018, 12:42 pm #7

WE 4.41
K91 and K01 begin to call and trumpet nearby
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February 7th, 2018, 1:00 pm #8

TH 5.04
K82 stretches each wing, then does a bow stretch.

5.05
She looks to the left front

5.10
K82 does some preening
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February 7th, 2018, 1:05 pm #9

WE 4.58
K01 and K91 call and trumpet again


FP 4.59
A64 still preens, A49 dozes
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February 7th, 2018, 1:12 pm #10

WE 5.10
Island Fox is heard nearby

5.21
K91 cries come more frequent
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February 7th, 2018, 1:35 pm #11

FP 5.32
A49 does a PS, then some stretching. She looks over at the nest, her foot dangles behind the branch.

5.33
She pulls up her foot, then another stretch. She looks to the nest, then scans the area.

5.34
She does some preening
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February 7th, 2018, 1:40 pm #12

TH 5.46
K82 watches out to the left....cam buffers off and on

5.53
K82 tracks a mouse around the nest
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February 7th, 2018, 1:42 pm #13

WE 5.40
K91 sounds like she cries from the peaks now? Seems farther away
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February 7th, 2018, 1:56 pm #14

TH 5.58
K82 stretches again, then stumbles her way through the stick and down to the nest.........buffer

5.59
She digs and fluffs around the bowl, and stares at the bugs within.

6.00
She looks to the front, left, and rear..........

6.01
She stands over the bowl and puffs up. She shakes out her feathers, then scans the front
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February 7th, 2018, 2:01 pm #15

TH 6.03
She squats over the bowl as she looks around.
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