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Pip Pip Hooray! Hatch watch at the North Nest!

March 24, 2022: First pip at Decorah North

Pip pip hooray! We’re on hatch watch at the Decorah North nest! We spotted the first pip at 12:46 PM today, which means that the first eaglet has pierced the egg shell. Mr. North and DNF are going to keep their eggs covered, but look for little glimpses of its tiny beak chipping at its shell between shift changes and listen for soft vocalizations – egg talk! – between parents and hatching young. Eaglets can take up to 48 hours

Pip hip hooray!

March 24, 2021: First pip at Decorah North!

Pip hip hooray! We spotted our first pip at Decorah North this morning around 10:00 am, which means that the first eaglet has pierced the egg shell. Mr. North and DNF are going to keep their eggs covered today, but look for little glimpses of its tiny beak chipping at its shell between shift changes and listen for soft vocalizations – egg talk! – between parents and hatching young. Hatch usually happens between 24 and 48 hours after we see