Mississippi Flyway Cam and Blogs

August 10, 2020: NestFlix from Decorah and the Flyway

August 10, 2020: D35 right, D36 left

We have your NestFlix! While we are seeing less of D35 and D36 right now, the Flyway is getting busy. Fall migration is much more drawn out than spring migration and some birds are beginning to engage in pre-migration activities, including feeding and gathering in large flocks. At this latitude, bats won’t begin migration and hibernation until cold weather diminishes insect populations, which means the large and very cool cloud of bats in the first Flyway video is probably local

July 31, 2020: Nestflix from Decorah, Decorah North, and the Flyway

July 30: D36 at N2B

Grab the popcorn and sit back for some Nestflix (and a link to an article about our peregrine banding work)! We’re starting to see less of D34, D35, D36, and DN12 now that all four tween-eagles have discovered the wonder of flight, but the Flyway is busy – and getting busier – as birds and other animals begin preparing for fall. I liked all of these videos, but it was nice to see Mom and DM2 getting a little personal

Thank you for a wonderful After The Fledge!

After The Fledge Banner

Thank you everyone for a wonderful After The Fledge! We missed seeing you in person, but had a lot of fun online and we will continue to include a virtual component in years to come for anyone who can’t be there. We collected our After The Fledge tours and presentations here: https://www.raptorresource.org/after-the-fledge-2020/atf-presentations/. We collected the moderator favorite videos of 2020 here: https://www.raptorresource.org/about-us/de-mod-top-ten-videos-of-2020/. Did you take the DE Chat Mods eagle knowledge quiz? https://www.raptorresource.org/test-your-bald-eagle-knowledge/. Thanks to everyone who participated in our

July 20, 2020: Decorah, Decorah North, and the Flyway

July 20, 2020: D34 comes into the N1 tree for fish

Wondering how the eaglets are doing? Grab some popcorn, kick back with some Nestflix, and find out! We’ve got videos from Decorah, Decorah North, and the Mississippi Flyway. I hope you enjoy them all as much as we did! Decorah Eagles July 20, 2020: 5 am-7am Sunrise, D34 at Y, parent fishing, Mom with fish to N1, D34 gets it – https://youtu.be/kHZZ9Udjmjw. This is a beautiful video and I love seeing D34 mantling over its fish! Start at about 7:59

April 30, 2020: Raptor Movie Marathon and News from the Nests!

April 30, 2020: Family portrait. L to R: D35, D34, DM2. D36 is hidden behind D34

It’s your raptor movie marathon! We had a milestone moment at the North Nest earlier this week: DN12 stood on its feet for the first time on Tuesday, April 28! This is an important developmental step that will change nest life, exploration, and poop shoots as we know them. Look out below! In Decorah, Mom raises the crib rails, DM2 really wants to feed the eaglets, and we get a nice look at the not-so-tiny triple threat! The bonking is

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