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Update on Decorah Eagles D32 & D33

Written by Sherri Elliott It’s been a pretty frantic 24 hours anxiously awaiting news in the search for D32 who flew off the Skywalk branch about 6:03PM CT last evening, and even more stressful when sibling D33 fell off the Skywalk in nearly the same place about 2:39PM CT this afternoon. The search team headed out early this morning led by RRP Board Director and eagle biologist Brett Mandernack and wildlife assistant Ryan Schmitz. Both quickly got to work and

We are searching for D32

D32 branched earlier today and left the tree entirely this evening. This evening D32 took flight again from the Skywalk branch and, while we don’t know if this was a purposeful flight or an unintentional fledge, we immediately took action to assess the situation on the ground. No other information is available at this time, but we will provide an update here, on Facebook, and at explore.org when we learn anything. We understand that everyone is concerned about D32, but

May 29, 2019: Decorah and Decorah North Nestflix!

May 26, 2019: A floppy fish at N2B!

By Sherri Elliott Amy’s note: I apologize for getting this posted a little late – we are in the middle of banding season and I’m playing catch-up on posting content from Facebook to our website.  Nestflix! Here’s some of our favorite videos from the past few days, so mantle your snack of choice and sit back and enjoy the selections. How are you doing identifying the Decorah Eagles? We’ll have a “Whatta Week” for you coming up soon for both

Wheee! Squeee! Look at Me!

April 24, 2019: North Nest - whee, squee, look at me!

By Sherri Elliott Wheee! Squeee! Look at Me! Oh Darling DN9, we are! If you only knew how many eagle eyes are focused on you minute by minute … not just your parents, but fans from all over the globe who marvel at every milestone marked. At 54 days and 7 ¾ weeks old, weighing 8-9lbs, over 2.5ft in length and a 5ft wingspan we’re saying Bye Bye Babylet and Hello Big Bird! If you find yourself saying, “Geeze, it

Your questions, answered: When will DM2 start feeding?

04/06/19: DM2 and feeding

I asked our moderators for their top questions of the day. You wanted to know: ‘When will DM2 start feeding his young?’. This is our answer.  Note: The morning after this blog was written, D32 did his first feeding! You can watch that here: https://youtu.be/FhMf1CCJtBs It is interesting and sometimes nerve-wracking to watch what is most likely a brand-new eagle father after years of watching Dad, who had eagle fatherhood down. We’re going to talk about what DM2 is doing first:

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