Mom Decorah laid her first egg tonight at 7:28PM CT tonight! Congratulations to Mom and Dad on their incredible 30th egg! We’ll post video as we get it, along with more photos for everyone’s baby-eee books! Egg-citing times are ahead for both of our Decorah nests! Pre-egg work Decorah Dad brings Mom dinner, Mom readies the nursery: https://youtu.be/7ij3qorEQiI. Egg laying takes a lot of work and Mom and Dad seem to start preparations well in advance. Dad feeds Mom, who
With the laying of eggs at Xcel Energy’s Fort St. Vrain site, our season has begun! Look for a semi-regular round-up of news from around our nests! Xcel Energy Fort St. Vrain: Ma and Pa FSV laid egg number one on Sunday, February 12! It was first seen at 10:08PM MT and was probably laid not long before that. They laid egg number two on February 15 at 9:34PM, and we are waiting for egg #3. Assuming everything is going
Join us at the Celtic Junction in St. Paul, MN on Saturday, February 17th for our annual Birds of Prey Benefit! We will have three speakers, musical guests, a silent auction, and a cash bar! John Howe will talk about the Raptor Resource Project, Frank Taylor will discuss his hawk banding station on the North Shore, and Vanessa Greene, the director of the Twin Cities Metro Osprey Watch, will be speaking about her Osprey research. For more information follow this
We have some exciting changes to our Decorah eagles stream and chat. As everyone here probably knows, we are currently streaming the Decorah Eagles ads-free on our website: https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-eagles/, and at Explore.org: https://explore.org/livecams/bald-eagles/decorah-eagles. You no longer need to get a membership or install an ad-blocker to get an ads-free stream! Although we will continue to stream to Ustream, we are moving moderated chat. We will have a couple of ‘goodbye Ustream chat’ flash chats at ustream.tv/decoraheagles the week of January
Welcome to our winter newsletter! It includes a message from director John Howe, an article about our banding station, Teacher’s Corner, and information on giving to the Robert Anderson Memorial Scholarship. To view it in HTML format, follow this link: https://www.raptorresource.org/winter-2017-newsletter/. To download the .PDF, click here!