Photos & story by Robin Brumm I have been to Decorah two times in the last few weeks, but life got busy and I didn’t have time to post, so today I have a 2-for-1 Coupon for you … 2 Day Trips in one post. 8-30-19 Day Trip Shortly after I got to Decorah, Mom flew onto the maple tree. She only stayed about 15-20 minutes and then flew off. She didn’t even tell me she was leaving! At least
Story and photos by Robin Brumm Thursday was supposed to be mostly sunny and high temps in the mid 70’s … What to do, what to do? Go to Decorah of course! So I got up at dark o’clock and off I went. When I got to Decorah I didn’t see anybirdie in the usual perch places. I parked the car and looked up at maple, and there was the sub-adult (SA)! How do they do that … Just appear
Photo and story by Glenn & Darlene Miller We arrived in Decorah on June 22 and had no sightings of either Mom or DM2. It wasn’t until Tuesday, June 25 that we finally saw Mom and DM2 sitting on a dead tree far upstream west of N1 along Trout Run. It was great to see them together and especially to know that they are both continuing to stay in the area. On June 27 they both were sighted again on
Photos and Story by Robin Brumm. Thanks, Robin! I had decided to go to Decorah on Tuesday to meet some friends. On Monday night as I set my alarm to get up at Dark O’clock, I was thinking about Mom Decorah. I kept saying over and over … please show up at the hatchery tomorrow … and, by the way, I think no matter what time you get up in the morning during the summertime, it is not completely dark,
Story and photos by Robin Brumm When the weather is going to be sunny and a decent temperature is predicted, I can hear Decorah calling, so I got up at Dark o’Clock (on a weekend!!!) and off I went! As I pulled up to the intersection of Trout Run Rd, and Siewers Springs road, I looked in all the favorite perch spots. No one on the Y branch, the maple tree, or the bluffs, so I turned toward the nest.