We have videos from Decorah, Decorah North, and the Mississippi Flyway! Before you start: following a Bald Eagle food fight on the Mississippi River, we asked what you would call a group of quarrelsome Bald Eagles. Convocation is the correct term, but it seemed too formal to apply to a full-on eagle food fight! Here are your suggestions, in posted order: Rabblers, Congress, Recess, Carnival, Squee, Woohoo, Rave, Quarrel, Squabble, Gawk, Commotion, Confusion, Frat Party, Scrum, and Rabble Rousers! Thank
Even with technology, eaglet D27 can still be awfully hard to find! David and Ann Lynch and Glenn and Darlene Miller went looking for her in Decorah on Sunday, December 8. They had the Yagi antenna and the latest coordinates from Brett Mandernack. The antenna ping (listen to this video to hear it: https://youtu.be/2urK59rmolA) told them she was nearby, but they couldn’t see her. They did see a lot of eagles perching, following the river, and flying off in the
A kettle is a collective term for a group of migrating raptors, but what should we call a group of eagles on the ground? The terms ‘Collective’ and ‘Council’ don’t really fit the rowdy pool party antics of the eagles we saw at the North nest today. A squabble? A quarrel? A crush? Whatever you call it, they were fascinating to watch. Feel free to give your naming suggestions below! We also watched a brave squirrel thief filching nest materials
We have your Decorah Eagles, Flyway, and Decorah North Eagles videos! A Sunday short and sweet: thanks for finding, creating, watching, learning, and caring. You all rock! 🦅 Decorah Eagles 12/08/19: Mom & DM2 Close Ups and nest work – https://youtu.be/F_qePs2uxf4. The first three minutes and fifteen seconds of this vdeio are featured below. At about 3 minutes, DM2 flies into N2B with some cornstalks. There must have been a two for one sale at Nest Depot – the bowl
Thank you so much for your support on #GivingTuesday! You donated $10,708 to support our work yesterday. This will go a long way towards buying equipment, upgrading power on the Flyway, and expanding our educational program. From the very bottom of our hearts, thank you, thank you, thank you. We couldn’t do it without you!