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Whatta Week! Grabbing, Gulping, Growing Ginormous-sauruses!

April 13, 2019: Whatta Day!

Image and article by Sherri Elliott Gee Whiz, that’s a lot of G-words, but there’s even more as we godparents gather and gaze into the nests with gratitude for all the changes glimpsed gauging their gargantuan G-force growth. Gone are the gentle little grubs … replaced by gangly and sometimes goofy and glorious ginormous-sauruses! We have two nests in Decorah … the original nest at the fish hatchery with Mom Decorah and new male DM2 and their two eaglets D32

Whatta Season! Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!!

April 27, 2019: Whatta Day!

By Sherri Elliott What happened to our eensie eaglets and where did these gangly gray pterodactyls come from? It’s only been a few short weeks since the eaglets hatched at Decorah (fish hatchery nest), and at the Decorah North Nest, and we’ve seen them grow from about 3oz and 3 inches long at hatch to about 1 foot now and weighing as much as a 5lb bag of sugar. They not only change from day to day but sometimes the