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October 12, 2021: Decorah, Decorah North, and the Mississippi Flyway!

October 11, 2021: DNF (left) and Mr. North (right) at the North nest.

Welcome back, everyone! It’s great to see Mr. North and DNF again and we’re getting tantalizing views of Mom on the maple and bluff up above the hatchery! We’re still not sure where the Decorah Eagles are going to nest this year, but we’ll be watching all three nests (N1, N2B, and N3) and hope to have a boots-on-the-ground report within the next week. Can we remove the dead tree that Mom and DM2 are nesting in right now? Removing

The Decorah and Decorah North Eagles are Coming Back!

2021 cam turn on announcement

Welcome back, everyone! The Decorah and Decorah North eagles are coming back on Saturday, October 9, at 12:00 nest time (CT). Our Decorah moderators are celebrating with a ‘Welcome Back’ Chat from noon to 3PM CT. Watch and chat or perch here: https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-eagles/. Our Decorah North moderators are celebrating with a special chat beginning at noon. Watch and chat or perch here: https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/decorah-north-nest/. Do you hang out at Explore.org? You can watch the Decorah Eagles here: https://explore.org/livecams/raptor-resource-project/decorah-eagles and the Decorah

Presenting: The Diction-Aerie!

A group of people look through binoculars

As hard as it is to believe now, the Decorah Eagles were one of just two live bald eagle cams on the world wide web back in 2011. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world took great joy in watching eagles and meeting others like themselves. Seemingly overnight, communities of like-minded people bonded around the Decorah eagles and became close friends. These new-found communities needed a way to learn and talk about the eagles. RRP Facebook mod Sherri Elliott

2021 GSB Wrap-Up

July 26, 2021: Chance at Great Spirit Bluff

By Smitha Pisharam As fall colors get vibrant on Great Spirit bluff and flyway, Newman and Zooey are getting ready to migrate south or may already have left the area (both were last seen on cam on the 2nd of October). Wishing Newman and Zooey safe travels! We hope you enjoy this lovely GSB 2021 wrap-up, walk down the memory lane video! https://youtu.be/BzaVFKIjaEA #RaptorResourceProject #RRP #GreatSpiritBluff #GSB #ExploreOrg #PeregrineFalcons #falcons

Flyway and GSB Dreaming

September 11, 2021: A turkey vulture at Great Spirit Bluff.

Happy Sunday, everyone! While we ramp up to turning on our eagle cams (if you missed the announcement, we’ll be turning on the Decorah North and Decorah Eagle cams on Saturday, October 9, at 12:00 central time), we’re watching the Mississippi Flyway and Cornell’s migration forecasts. Today, we’ve got bald eagles, sandhill cranes, a quick kickbox, and Newman and a turkey vulture at Great Spirit Bluff. We hope you enjoy these videos as much as we do! Mississippi Flyway October

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