Sunday, May 10, 2015

Their View


Although some of the "pros" told me that the behavior of the Eagles was not good, I just couldn't give up on them.  Even the day I told my daughter that they thought the nest had failed, I held on to that glimmer of hope...like a mother does.  It was all because of their behavior.  

I will also admit that it has been an emotional roller coaster for me watching Mother Nature present the Eagles with all their challenges beginning with the rough Winter, the invasion of the two immatures, the huge Barred Owl and the pesky and relentless flock of Crows, let alone the local Red-Tails and yard-work done near their nest.  Yet, they prevailed.  They hung in there...devoted and regal...like a mother does.





So, after some recent due diligence and astute observation, I am happy to announce that there is at least one chick in the nest.  Sitting in the woods the other day for about a half hour, I watched one adult soaring high over the nesting area and then I watched as the other adult (most likely the female because of it's size), exit the right side of the nest and take flight at a much lower altitude.

The following day, repeating my behavior, I observed food being brought to the nest by an adult as it flew low over the tree-line and into the nesting area.


Sharing their view with you and those at

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Happy Mothers Day!

12 comments:

  1. Great news, I am happy to hear there is one eaglet. Wonderful photos.

    Happy Mother's Day to you, have a great day!

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  2. I'm so glad mother eagle is able to have a Happy Mothers Day after all the drama.. and a happy mothers day to you as well.

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  3. you have a priceless view of this mother and her baby and she has one of you. bob said the daddy osprey came flying over his head while he was flying his plane at the park. he said he had a fish that was about 2 feet long dangling from his talons and sat down next to MOM on the nest to feed the younguns

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  4. glad there's at least one! happy mom's day, jp!

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  5. YEAH!!!! I thought they were gone for sure! What a happy Sunday post!

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  6. That's great news and a wonderful mother's day gift for you

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  7. You know what you need? A drone. That way you could get a good view of the nest from above.

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  8. Great news at the end of the day!

    I hope you've enjoyed your day too--I've a feeling that you did! Take care JP!

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  9. That is wonderful!

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  10. It's a wonderful feeling knowing that life goes on.

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  11. Hooray for the Eagles and their new little one.

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