Congrats to Mr. North and DNF on their first egg, laid this afternoon at 3:23PM CT. We’ve got three videos now and we’ll add more as they come in! We are so egg-cited for them. Whatta day, as Sherri says! Whatta triumph! Whatta story! DNF lays first egg: https://youtu.be/K4Hjo-MtQLI Labor and first egg: https://youtu.be/8AJ80w4HVBM First egg and roll: https://youtu.be/vgFWRDKdBXQ Roll over the image and click the arrows to move right and left.
Congratulations to Ma and Pa FSV on their third egg at Xcel Energy’s Fort St. Vrain nest! We’ll be looking for the first egg to hatch around March 24th. Why? In 2015, the third egg arrived late on February 20 and the first hatch happened on March 26th at 1:33 MT. #FullHouse See Ma’s egg triangle? Larger females often incubate their eggs in a roughly triangular shape since their larger brood patches can fit two eggs side by side, while
Congratulations to Xcel Energy’s Fort St. Vrain eagles on their first egg of the year! It arrived at 8:40PM MT on February 13th – a perfect Valentines Day treat for all of us today! This video by Elfruler shows the entire event: https://youtu.be/koO15X2PDMU. I love the new egg and the ducks in the background. This seems like a good time to revisit the whole subject of incubation: https://raptorresource.blogspot.com/2016/03/do-bald-eagles-delay-incubation.html. This blog was first published on Tuesday, March 16.
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