Story and photos by Robin Brumm Saturday was supposed to be sunny and warm, so what should I do?? Go to Decorah of course! I left a little later than I was planning, so I was hoping the eagles would still be hanging around when I got there. I drove up to the hatchery and right away saw the new pair of eagles in the N1 tree. I quickly parked the car, grabbed my camera and started taking pictures. They
Photos and Story by Robin Brumm I woke up at dark o’clock and left for Decorah before the sun rose on Saturday morning. I wanted to get there early and see if I could get any pictures of the new pair of eagles, and top of my list was checking on Mom and DM2. When I got to the hatchery, the new pair of eagles had already flown off, so I went over by N2B and took a photo of
Story and photos by Robin Brumm I decided to make a trip to Decorah on Saturday, since the weather was going to be nice. I don’t have to get up at dark o’clock since they are incubating and there is usually someone there all the time. So I left at light o’clock and headed across the river. You know when you see 18-20 eagles while driving over the Mississippi River, that it will be a good day! When I got
March 3, 2022: Update from John Howe, Director of RRP I hit the road Wednesday for Decorah to check on Mom and DM2 and then head down to IA PBS in Des Moines. I was not able to spend much time in Decorah on Wednesday but did stop by the Walmart parking lot and put the spotting scope on N3. I was pleasantly surprised to see an eagle standing on the nest and it was Mom! She was in that
Photos and story by Robin Brumm The weekend weather finally cooperated so I could go to Decorah, Yay! I got up at dark o’clock and headed out the door. Well, maybe it was closer to dark thirty! When I got to Decorah, I headed to the hatchery. There was nobirdy at the hatchery when I got there so I drove over to N3. Once I got there, I stopped along the road to look and see if anyone was home.