Decorah Eagles and Blogs

Videos: What do you call a Bald Eagle Food Fight?

December 12, 2019: DM2 in Decorah

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

Where is D27?

December 8, 2019: Looking for D27

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

Eagle pool party, thieving squirrels, and Sandhill cranes!

December 9, 2019: A subadult at the North Nest

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

Sunday Videos: Decorah, Mississippi Flyway, and Decorah North

December 8, 2019: DNF at Decorah North

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

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