Monthly Archives: April 2017

DN6 at Decorah North

The Decorah North Nest

We are sorry to announce the death of youngest North eaglet DN6. We believe that DN6 died of hypothermia, which weakened it to the point that it could no longer feed and eventually killed it. The cold, wet weather shortened feeding times and created a need for more calories. While Mom and Dad North provide a high level of care for their young, they don’t single out eaglets that can’t compete with siblings for additional care and feeding – something

Welcome, D28!

Welcome to the world, D28! D28 hatched at 6:57AM nest time (central) this morning, completing hatch at the three bald eagle nests we are watching this year. We have two at Xcel Energy’s Fort St. Vrain nest, three at Decorah, and three at Decorah North! It’s hard to catch a glimpse of the eaglets with the Seattle-style rain Decorah is getting this week, but this video from Blossem Holland gives us a nice look at the new hatchling and a