Tag Archives: Nest visitors

Mom and the Subadult: As The Nest Turns

August 9, 2019: Subadult brings sticks to N1

Prepare for another edition of ‘As The Nest Turns’, an episode that opens with the subadult eagle delivering a stick to N1 (https://youtu.be/IhnaGTDgqcA)! Where is DM2? Is the subadult interested in Mom? Is Mom interested in the sub-adult? And why is nest work – if it is nest work – occurring so early? We went to our eagle council with the following questions about DM2. Could he have migrated? Did his ‘shyness’ around Mom indicate a weaker pair bond (followers

Your questions, answered: DM2 and the sub-adult

Unknown four-year old eagle at N2B

We’re getting a lot of questions about the situation in Decorah. Where is DM2? What is the sub-adult doing there? Could this be one of Mom’s offspring? Let’s start with what we know! Where is DM2? We haven’t seen DM2 since July 11, a day before the sub-adult was first seen. Are these two things linked? It’s hard to say. We haven’t seen much of DM2 since the eaglets were taken into SOAR, which would probably seem a lot like

As the Nest Turns: A Subadult in Decorah!

July 12, 2019: A sub-adult at N1

It looks like another episode of ‘As The Nest Turns’ has dropped! A beautiful 4-1/2 year old subadult showed up in the Decorah territory, perching near Momat N1 and spending time in N2B. Videos here: https://youtu.be/UFTG4tsSSNo https://youtu.be/Dq1y-e9VDXk Is this a rival suitor to DM2? A previous year’s offspring dropping in for a visit? We don’t know, but we’ll be watching and there is an active discussion about it in our forum.