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SWFEC Nest Notes: Growing Tall and Strong

1/24/2022

I See The E’s Over The Rails & Harriet Chases After A Sub Adult 01.18.22  https://youtu.be/RzdGdYQsSdY/lili Foggy Morning Breakfast(s). Both E’s Seen Eating. Harriet Patrols The Area.  01.21.22  a href="https://youtu.be/odWSSnet6AQ"https://youtu.be/odWSSnet6AQ/a/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFWC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL Eagles ~ E19 Very Aggressive To E20 ~ ...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Eat, Sleep, Grow

1/17/2022

E’s Seen Through The Rails ~Sub Adult Soars ~Our Female Raptors Brood & Watch 01.11.22  a href="https://youtu.be/-lRaPUp-dJU"https://youtu.be/-lRaPUp-dJU/a/lili M Brings A Fish~The E’s Eat Well. H Secures The Area. Pasture Birds Abound 01.14.22  a href="https://youtu.be/T2zGSKkNkXQ"https://youtu.be/T2zGSKkNkXQ/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWF...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Two Weeks Old and Sprouting All Over

1/10/2022

Changes In The Wind ~ The Eagles & Owls React ~ Mama Owl Shows More Of Herself 01.03.22   a href="https://youtu.be/dPU3qcpL8V4"https://youtu.be/dPU3qcpL8V4/a/lili Two Growing Raptor Families ~ All Get Fed Plus M15 Adds Grasses & Sticks 01.07.22  a href="https://youtu.be/eJYSwT1mf80"https://youtu.be/eJYSwT1mf80/a/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured form SWFEC cameras)/...

SWFEC Nest Notes: A Fascinating Family of Four

1/3/2022

SWFL Eagles ~ Welcome To The World E20 💕😊💕 OFFICIAL HATCH! 12.28.21  a href="https://youtu.be/0LiOw99jEO8"https://youtu.be/0LiOw99jEO8/abr/ppbbr/b/ppbGround Video by wskrsnwings/bbr/pp New Hatches E19 & E20 Bring Sereneness To A Foggy Pasture~H & M Stay Close 12-30-21  https://youtu.be/pYJBKLBWvD4br/ppbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC ca...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Mom and Dad Welcome E19

12/27/2021

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SWFEC Nest Notes: Mom and Dad Welcome E19

12/27/2021

SWFL Eagles ~Welcome To The World E19 💕 M On Nest At Hatching! Harriet Flies In To See Baby 12.27.21  a href="https://youtu.be/La-fnmK564Q"https://youtu.be/La-fnmK564Q/abr/ppbr/ph2bWeekly Video Highlights/b/h2pbGround Video by wskrsnwings/b/pulli Protective Male Raptors M15 & Papa Owl… M15 After Muscovy & Papa Owl Still & Watchful 12-20-21  ...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Expecting Miracles

12/20/2021

The stealthy Owls are active and hunt when all others are sleeping. Harriet and M15 are especially alert now that the Owls make their presence known by swooping the nest tree at night. A slithering snake paid a visit in the dark and was swiftly disposed of by Mom. All the families will defend the territory they perceive as theirs./ppHarriet and M15 will ensure success in the next part of thei...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Waiting on the New Generation

12/13/2021

Harriet - Vigilant Beauty In The Fog While M15 & The GHO Incubate 12-06-21  a href="https://youtu.be/_J3NCoCMgL4"https://youtu.be/_J3NCoCMgL4/a/lili Nest For Rent? Muscovy Visits Both Nests. Startles H ~ M Gives Chase ~ Owl Lays Low 12-09-21  a href="https://youtu.be/tmhapsLfbqc"https://youtu.be/tmhapsLfbqc/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Miracles in the Making

12/6/2021

Incubation Is A Patient Game & Horses Check Out A Vulture Dining 11-29-21  a href="https://youtu.be/E--9Rn7sQBU"https://youtu.be/E–9Rn7sQBU/a/lili Harriet Leaves Early~M15 Incubates & The Owls Are Nesting 12-03-21   a href="https://youtu.be/2853lRtw7d8"https://youtu.be/2853lRtw7d8/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWF...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Another Special Delivery for Harriet and M15

11/28/2021

The Nest Begins To Blossom - Welcome Egg #1 11-22-21 https://youtu.be/0_4ZVZe_3Ck/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL Eagles ~ Harriet Brings In A Mourning Dove! M Nuzzles H’s Wing For A Shift Change ♥ 11.22.21 https://youtu.be/k8Q7z5STWvw/lilib SWFL Eagles ~ Harriet Lays Egg #2 💕💞💕 Congratulations Harriet & M15!! 11.23.21  a h...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Welcome New Arrival- Egg #1

11/22/2021

M15 Adds Sticks/Grasses & Chases A Bird While Both Secure The Area 11-15-21  a href="https://youtu.be/SsN7i89-trU"https://youtu.be/SsN7i89-trU/a/lili Owls On The Prowl? More Grasses & Sticks + Mating Atop The Snag 11-18-21  a href="https://youtu.be/dv2t9YQO750"https://youtu.be/dv2t9YQO750/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli S...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Eagle Parents in Waiting

11/15/2021

Harriet Helps M15 Arrange His New Stick & Grass Additions. *Spot On* Mating 11-10-21  a href="https://youtu.be/mgQKhI4OKSw"https://youtu.be/mgQKhI4OKSw/a/lili Team H&M Do It Best!! Securing..Rebuilding..Mating 11-11-21  a href="https://youtu.be/Q82OWA8AABU"https://youtu.be/Q82OWA8AABU/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL ...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Getting It All Just Right

11/8/2021

A Two Stick Day, Mating & Watchfulness 11-02-21  a href="https://youtu.be/NKLvcKuJWUw"https://youtu.be/NKLvcKuJWUw/a/lili Action Packed!! Sticks, Grasses, Breakfast & Mating 11-04-21  a href="https://youtu.be/zs5hxlpSGLU"https://youtu.be/zs5hxlpSGLU/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL Eagles ~ Gorgeous Young Eagle Visito...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Precious Cargo, Arriving Soon

11/3/2021

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SWFEC Nest Notes: Precious Cargo, Arriving Soon

11/1/2021

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SWFEC Nest Notes: Precious Cargo, Arriving Soon

11/1/2021

Harriet and M15 are equipping the nest with all the elements to protect the precious cargo arriving soon. /ppHarriet and M15 added a lot of nest materials over the week. The “crib” rails look like a fortress, and the interior is becoming more cushioned with soft grasses. Harriet delivers fresh pine believed to show that the nest is occupied and to help  keep bugs away. Harriet also loves to ad...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Fitting the Pieces Together

10/25/2021

Cool’ Stick Work On A Cool Fall Morning: Harriet-5 & M15-4 10-18-21 a href="https://youtu.be/FMeu01n9bbk"https://youtu.be/FMeu01n9bbk/a/lili Sweet Bonding X 2, A Stick & Grasses & Food Gift For H 10-20-21  a href="https://youtu.be/63P42lKVUGQ"https://youtu.be/63P42lKVUGQ/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL Eagl...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Preparing the Homestead

10/18/2021

The Pasture Birds Play While H & M Are Away 10-11-21  a href="https://youtu.be/ZA6PeBLTCGo"https://youtu.be/ZA6PeBLTCGo/a/lili A Simple & Sweet Morning… No New Sticks But Nice Courting Displays 10-14-21  a href="https://youtu.be/WQiKTODdZ98"https://youtu.be/WQiKTODdZ98/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL Eagles ~ ...

SWFEC Nest Notes: Into The Swing of The Season

10/11/2021

Early Breakfast & A Stick For M15 While Harriet Secures The Area, Bonding 10-06-21  a href="https://youtu.be/zmN-CmaWb2E"https://youtu.be/zmN-CmaWb2E/a/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SWFL Eagles ~ Harriet Brings In Fresh Pine Sprigs To Spruce Up The Nest! M15 Mating Attempt! 10.3.21  a href="https://youtu.be/qsS1KYT8uC8"https://youtu.be/q...

SWFEC Nesting Season2021 Kickoff

10/6/2021

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Weekly Nest Notes Season 9 Final: The Journey to Greatness

5/31/2021

First Morning Without E17 & E18 - Will They Return? 05-25-21  a href="https://youtu.be/79FBuT8dCos"https://youtu.be/79FBuT8dCos/a/lili Moonbeams Dance On Season 9 Memories *Live Well E17&E18*  *Rest Well H&M* 05-27-21  a href="https://youtu.be/m9Z-CqKnjlc"https://youtu.be/m9Z-CqKnjlc/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli SW...

Weekly Nest Notes: The Passage to Eagle Life

5/24/2021

E’s Show Their Talent: West Pasture Antics - Fly, Chase, Carry & Soaring 05-18-21  a href="https://youtu.be/eErE1uU-P-M"https://youtu.be/eErE1uU-P-M/a/lili Flights & Fun In West Pasture Playground & Food Delivery To Nest 05-21-21  a href="https://youtu.be/9c0aD4sxc7g"https://youtu.be/9c0aD4sxc7g/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/...

Weekly Nest Notes: Ready for the Journey

5/17/2021

Life Lessons: Rock‘Em-Sock‘Em In The Air-Nest-West Pasture 05-11-21  a href="https://youtu.be/46EitSX9XWY"https://youtu.be/46EitSX9XWY/a/lili The E’s Together Yet Apart - Flights To Each Other Curious & Intrusive 05-13-21  a href="https://youtu.be/P3PgTuTW46E"https://youtu.be/P3PgTuTW46E/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli ...

Weekly Nest Notes: Exploring and Enjoying the Territory

5/10/2021

Looking For Food: E17 ‘Toys’ With Crow, Many Pond Visits, Both Fly After Adult, Vie For Food On Ground 05-06-21  a href="https://youtu.be/0VbDiA5lfLs"https://youtu.be/0VbDiA5lfLs/a/lili Elusive & Energetic Juvies 17 & 18… 'Spot On’ Flights & Maneuvers 05-09-21  a href="https://youtu.be/lFi8f3gD5IA"https://youtu.be/lFi8f3gD5IA/abr/li/ulpb...

Weekly Nest Notes: Juvenile Eagles Flying Far and High

5/3/2021

Action Packed AM: Sibling Chase, Leaning Palm Perch, Pond Visits, Breakfish 04-26-21  a href="https://youtu.be/n_TsMtUS7JE"https://youtu.be/n_TsMtUS7JE/a/lili Amazing Flights Over Pond ~Hangin’ By One Talon ~Fence Sitter & Pesky Crows 04-28-21  a href="https://youtu.be/wWjRABDugDM"https://youtu.be/wWjRABDugDM/abr/lili The E’s Favorite Things: Flying, Food &...

Weekly Nest Notes: Fantastic Fledglings, Excellent Explorers

4/26/2021

Each adjusted to being on the ground and flying up and away with little effort. Fearless E17 and E18′s jaunts carry them throughout the territory to seek new perches and exciting experiences./ppE17 and E18 have quickly discovered the delight of the pasture pond. E18 was the first to take the plunge and frolic in the water. E18 is a natural, taking a first refreshing bath and flying to the f...

Weekly Nest Notes: Feeling the Freedom of Flight

4/19/2021

E17 Explores The Outer Attic! Plus Time On Porch-Veranda-Spike & E18 Poses Horaltic 04-13-21  a href="https://youtu.be/haFvSZUu97Q"https://youtu.be/haFvSZUu97Q/a/lili M15 Delivers A Bird & A Fish ~E18 Claims Both ~E17 Flies Back To Outer Attic 04-13-21  a href="https://youtu.be/QM6vbWDJNJ8"https://youtu.be/QM6vbWDJNJ8/abr/lili E17 Flies Up To Mom -The E’s Beautif...

Weekly Nest Notes: Time To Fly

4/12/2021

All Four At The Breakfish Table ~ Beautiful Winging On The Veranda & Rails 04-06-21  a href="https://youtu.be/_oES8e6i91Q"https://youtu.be/_oES8e6i91Q/a/lili The E’s Together On The Veranda ~ Wings & Air Time On Their Time 04-09-21  a href="https://youtu.be/M8Zh96AA9PA"https://youtu.be/M8Zh96AA9PA/abr/lili A Breezy AM Of Wings & Branching & Two Food Deliv...

Weekly Nest Notes: Ready for the Big Leap

4/5/2021

The E’s Give Us Sights Of Huge Wings, Fancy Footwork & ‘Discussions’ 03-31-21  a href="https://youtu.be/JToYBurG_BM"https://youtu.be/JToYBurG_BM/a/lili E17 Branches To The Spike & Veranda And E18 Claims Breakfast 04-01-21  a href="https://youtu.be/FBFlIRtlvT0"https://youtu.be/FBFlIRtlvT0/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/...

Weekly Nest Notes: Seeking Higher Places

3/29/2021

8 Week Old E’s Encompass The Nest Winging and Carrying Nestovers 03-22-21 a href="https://youtu.be/HjO_69daFy8"https://youtu.be/HjO_69daFy8/a/lili 61 Day Old E’s Winging Higher & Faster~ Amazing To View From The Ground 03-25-21  a href="https://youtu.be/gSFs5vmrX3Q"https://youtu.be/gSFs5vmrX3Q/a/lili The E’s So Confident Atop The Rails Winging & Watching...

Weekly Nest Notes: Catching the Wind

3/22/2021

Breakfast At Sunrise & New Visitors To The “Owl” Snag 03-15-21  a href="https://youtu.be/zRbMZiVNSeg"https://youtu.be/zRbMZiVNSeg/a/lili The E’s Show Off Their Wings & The O’s Show Off Their Flights 03-18-21  a href="https://youtu.be/99igUhivWIQ"https://youtu.be/99igUhivWIQ/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pu...

Weekly Nest Notes: Brave Beauties

3/15/2021

A Morning Of Winging & Watching: Owl, Owlet & Sub-Adult Sightings 03-09-21 a href="https://youtu.be/4Fp5btGTH6M"https://youtu.be/4Fp5btGTH6M/a/lili After Sunset & The Neighbor Owlets Are Winging/Branching/Eating 03-11-21  a href="https://youtu.be/hbUCrtQZ5HA"https://youtu.be/hbUCrtQZ5HA/abr/lili The E’s & The O’s - Amazing To Watch Two Separate Rapt...

Weekly Nest Notes: Breezing Through Milestones

3/8/2021

41 Day Old E17 & E18 “Beak” & “Wing” & Track New Things 03-05-21  a href="https://youtu.be/PC8RNYTJ4Vo"https://youtu.be/PC8RNYTJ4Vo/abr/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captured from SWFEC Eagle Cameras)/b/pulli Sun 2/28/21~SWFL Eagles: All about the/lili Opossum tail.. 😍  a href="https://youtu.be/-Qz3EXzyepM"https://youtu.be/-Qz3E...

Weekly Nest Notes: Standing Taller and Stronger

3/1/2021

E17 & E18 Practice “Wingers” While H & M Hunt And Secure The Area 02-22-21  a href="https://youtu.be/IVg1pHxAnkg"https://youtu.be/IVg1pHxAnkg/abbr/b/lili Wow Did The E’s Ever Grow! & E17 Gets 1st Fish Of The Day 02-26-21  a href="https://youtu.be/zq9ma2pBVYs"https://youtu.be/zq9ma2pBVYs/a/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captured from SWFEC...

Weekly Nest Notes: Growing Strong and Fast

2/22/2021

H&M Are Busy Securing The Area & We Get Good Peeks Of The E’s 02-15-21  a href="https://youtu.be/DiOYsWHdpB0"https://youtu.be/DiOYsWHdpB0/a/lili M15 A-OK After Owl Strike & Both Adults Deliver Food & Feed The E’s 02-18-21  a href="https://youtu.be/Nd7tISknzmc"https://youtu.be/Nd7tISknzmc/abr/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captured from SWFEC ca...

Weekly Nest Notes: The Eagle Family Carries On

2/15/2021

“Breakfish” & A Peek At The E’s As H & M Patrol The Area 02-09-21  a href="https://youtu.be/WwGl_UhzTzM"https://youtu.be/WwGl_UhzTzM/a/lili Harriet Quietly Patient To A Point..Then Flies Out To Find M15 02-12-21  a href="https://youtu.be/b4Fi42wZWmY"https://youtu.be/b4Fi42wZWmY/a/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pul...

Weekly Nest Notes: A Homecoming For E17 and E18!

2/8/2021

H & M ~Such A Strong Bond As If One~ Through Thick & Thin 02-01-21  a href="https://youtu.be/WcdGxEFvzHs"https://youtu.be/WcdGxEFvzHs/a /lilib The E’s Are Home!! Renested!! & Harriet Returns To Them 02-05-21 /b a href="https://youtu.be/jBG9xk7fDOk"https://youtu.be/jBG9xk7fDOk/abr/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli Mo...

Weekly Nest Notes: Hopeful for a Full Nest Soon

2/1/2021

New Life In The Pasture ~H & M Lovingly Tend To E17 & E18 01-25-21  a href="https://youtu.be/KX2_12_drTU"https://youtu.be/KX2_12_drTU/a /lili M15 Removes Nestover/Adds Sticks~ Harriet Flies Out To Secure The Area 01-28-21  a href="https://youtu.be/zg1YDFb1rVU"https://youtu.be/zg1YDFb1rVU/abr/lili Watching H & M After The E’s Taken To CROW 01-29-21  a href="h...

Weekly Nest Notes: Same Day Delivery, Welcome E17 and E18!

1/25/2021

Hatch Time Draws Near As H & M’s Exchanges & Defense Continue 01-20-21  a href="https://youtu.be/AB3HhAE2j9c"https://youtu.be/AB3HhAE2j9c/a/lili We Have A PIP! 1st Peek At 8:32AM On M15’s Watch & Harriet Away On Break 01-22-21  a href="https://youtu.be/xu7Wx1iWAHA"https://youtu.be/xu7Wx1iWAHA/abr/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captured from SWFEC c...

Weekly Nest Notes: Ready for Hatching

1/18/2021

H & M Continue Their Dedication For New Offspring As We Remember E14 01-15-21   a href="https://youtu.be/86KjxyGV4wQ"https://youtu.be/86KjxyGV4wQ/abr/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captures from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulliMonday 01/11/2021~SWFL Eagles.. Get ready, get set.. Good night beautiful pair.. 😊  a href="https://youtu.be/EUEuA5Echek"https://youtu.be/EUEuA5Echek/...

Weekly Nest Notes: Perfect Harmony

1/11/2021

Harriet and M15 share all aspects of their lives as an exceptionally united pair. They take great interest in each other’s whereabouts and actions. M15 usually follows Harriet’s lead, as seen earlier in the Nesting Season.  She began construction of a nest in the West pasture, and he joined in the effort. Harriet decided to use their original nest, and M15 once again got busy readying it for Eggs....

Weekly Nest Notes: Rolling into the New Year

1/4/2021

A Morning Of Reward For M15:  A Rabbit -A Chase -A Bath 12-28-20   a href="https://youtu.be/MtQSqmO5nQI"https://youtu.be/MtQSqmO5nQI/a/lili Pretty Last Morning Of 2020 Harriet On A Long Break/M Incubates Pasture Birds Visit 12-31-20   a href="https://youtu.be/s_qoXBIbAwk"https://youtu.be/s_qoXBIbAwk/abr/lili Harriet Is Fine After Owl Hits Her ~ H&M Remain On Alert For Any ...

Weekly Nest Notes: Comfort and Joy

12/28/2020

Winter Solstice Arrives~ H & M Incubate Their Two Eggs & Add Grasses/Sticks 12-21-20b  a href="https://youtu.be/ZmCstywGHGc"https://youtu.be/ZmCstywGHGc/abr/b/lili H & M Secure Their Territory Whether On ‘Break’ Or Incubating 12-24-20 a href="https://youtu.be/HY5u4Fz1PTw"https://youtu.be/HY5u4Fz1PTw/a /li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)...

Weekly Nest Notes: Comfort and Joy

12/28/2020

Winter Solstice Arrives~ H & M Incubate Their Two Eggs & Add Grasses/Sticks 12-21-20b  a href="https://youtu.be/ZmCstywGHGc"https://youtu.be/ZmCstywGHGc/abr/b/lili H & M Secure Their Territory Whether On ‘Break’ Or Incubating 12-24-20 a href="https://youtu.be/HY5u4Fz1PTw"https://youtu.be/HY5u4Fz1PTw/a /li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWF...

Weekly Nest Notes: Welcome Special Deliveries!

12/21/2020

M15 Adds More Grasses & Sticks As All Eyes Are On Harriet 12-15-20   a href="https://youtu.be/KZ4DVH8ukrw"https://youtu.be/KZ4DVH8ukrw/abr/lili Yay! We Have Egg #1 & H & M Show Us Delayed Incubation Technique 12-17-20   a href="https://youtu.be/5Fk0jTC0Jxk"https://youtu.be/5Fk0jTC0Jxk/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulli...

Weekly Nest Notes: “Egg-citing” Times Coming

12/14/2020

Monday 12/07/2020~SWFL Eagles.. M sure needs a break.. 😊 Close up of M and his strong talons.. 😍  a href="https://youtu.be/g8lQV_5clzw"https://youtu.be/g8lQV_5clzw/a/lili Monday 12/07/2020~SWFL Eagles.. Oops, there it goes, and it was such a beautiful stick.. 😊   a href="https://youtu.be/_en3-XaaRGY"https://youtu.be/_en3-XaaRGY/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured fro...

Weekly Nest Notes: Mom and Dad in Waiting

12/7/2020

A Busy Morning For H & M Protecting, Building, Bonding & Breakfish 12-04-20   a href="https://youtu.be/qQ3UtulJLeM"https://youtu.be/qQ3UtulJLeM/abr/lili M15 Gets Huge Rabbit Home! Harriet Secures The Area & Returns To Cheer M On 12-07-20  a href="https://youtu.be/nxXazVXE4ag"https://youtu.be/nxXazVXE4ag/abr/li/ulpbVideo by Lady Hawk (captured from SWFEC camer...

Weekly Nest Notes: Anticipating Coming Events

11/30/2020

M15 Is A Tireless Nest Renovator & Harriet Is His Best Cheerleader 11-27-20   a href="https://youtu.be/4BKH5y3-GMY"https://youtu.be/4BKH5y3-GMY/a/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage (captured from SWFEC cameras)/b/pulliMonday 11/23/2020~SWFL Eagles.. Waking up with still intruders in the tree & M busy working on nest.. a href="https://youtu.be/UhLpzEJXzro"https://youtu.be...

Weekly Nest Notes: Double Duty Teamwork

11/23/2020

Which Nest Will It Be? Sticks To Both Nests, H Tests Out Nest1 Bowl 11-20-20  a href="https://youtu.be/LUSmxT2sXsw"https://youtu.be/LUSmxT2sXsw/a /li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage/b/pulliMonday 11/16/2020~SWFL Eagles.. Mom-H hanging out with the little birds in original nest tree.. 😊  a href="https://youtu.be/km22k1MJfqo"https://youtu.be/km22k1MJfqo/a/lili Tuesday 11/1...

Weekly Nest Notes: Decisions, Decisions

11/16/2020

Tuesday 11/10/2020~SWFL Eagles.. let’s meet at the main nest at 9am.. 😊   a href="https://youtu.be/6JsHkJIRM7s"https://youtu.be/6JsHkJIRM7s/abr/lili Tuesday 11/10/2020~SWFL Eagles.. M delivers fish to his beautiful Harriet.. 💕   a href="https://youtu.be/OIQPkAfbpFM"https://youtu.be/OIQPkAfbpFM/abr/lili Wed 11/11/202~SWFL Eagles.. M arrives with prey, followed by H.. 😃  ...

Weekly Nest Notes: The Path Forward

11/9/2020

Monday 11/02/2020~SWFL Eagles.. Race to the nest, mom wins.. But E15 gets the fish dad brings in.. 😊   a href="https://youtu.be/iSPij3HQttQ"https://youtu.be/iSPij3HQttQ/abr/lili Monday 11/02/2020~SWFL Eagles.. Mom hanging on a branch after hanging out at the nest for a while.. 😊   a href="https://youtu.be/fEKKDDkHy8M"https://youtu.be/fEKKDDkHy8M/abr/lili Monday 11/02/2020...

Weekly Nest Notes: Harriet’s Choice

11/3/2020

New Nest Building~ E15 ‘Mobs’ M15 & Stick At Old Nest~ E15 & The Steeple 10-29-20   a href="https://youtu.be/tUO072NHqXc"https://youtu.be/tUO072NHqXc/abr/lili Breakfast At Old Nest ~E15 Is Seen In New Nest ~H & M Keep Building 11-02-20 br/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage/b/pulliMonday 10/26/2020~SWFL Eagles.. 15 & 15 both going for leftov...

Weekly Nest Notes: The Dynamic Eagle Family

10/26/2020

?A Second Nest Growing? As E15 Grows In Confidence & Beauty 10-22-20    a href="https://youtu.be/7b7B2SUuyZY"https://youtu.be/7b7B2SUuyZY/abr/li/ulpbVideo by JCsEagleCottage /b/pulliSunday 10/18/2020~SWFL Eagles.. M-dad in with a nice stick…  a href="https://youtu.be/uVoGEzIbSNE"https://youtu.be/uVoGEzIbSNE/a/lili Monday 10/19/2020~SWFL Eagles.. Close ups...

Weekly Nest Notes: A Tale of Two Seasons

10/19/2020

Harriet and M15 are still in “Mom and Dad” mode as they continue to provide for E15, their offspring from last Season. The Nesting Seasons have become blended in a twist of events that included the tragic loss of precious E14 and un-hatched Egg 2. Harriet and M15 were determined to not give up on their desire to procreate. To all amazement, they restarted the nesting process and presen...

Weekly Nest Notes: Comforts of Home- Oct. 12

10/17/2020

p E15 remains in the area and is enjoying all the comforts of home. E15 explores areas of the territory but doesn’t venture far just in case there is an opportunity to get a meal. M15 and even Harriet presented food and E15 took them up on their offerings. Surprisingly, Mom and Dad are feeding their capable Juvenile Eagle. E15 did manage to “hunt” a few items including a frog on...

Weekly Nest Notes: A Season of Surprises

8/18/2020

Harriet and M15 traditionally are just returning from their Summer break after a Season of raising their offspring. They reunite, renew their bond, and begin the process of working on their nest for the upcoming nesting Season. The 2019/2020 Nesting Season has been extended and has been one of twists and turns. Harriet and M15 withstood many tests that come with Eagle life and faced adversity with...

Weekly Nest Notes: Soaring to New Horizons

8/13/2020

E15 and E16 grew more independent over the week preparing for the journey ahead. They sought out new sights soaring far and high on the thermals and sailing through the clouds. Although they have become less tolerant of each other, they spent the morning perched on the pylons at the pond. They took in the sights and swooped the ducks. A while later E16 flew to the nest tree for possibly one last l...

Weekly Nest Notes: Time to Discover the World

8/5/2020

E15 and E16 are nearing the time for them to each make their way to discover the world. They have keen instincts and are well schooled in ways of Eagle life. They have been engaging and sharpening skills over the weeks and seem ready for new experiences.  They keep a close watch for Harriet and M15 and an eye on each other just in case a meal is brought in. They have learned that Eagles and other ...

Weekly Nest Notes: Rough and Tumble Raptors

7/29/2020

E15 and E16 remain in the area practicing and perfecting their skills. They tweak their flying abilities adding twists and turns sometimes missing a landing. They proceed with a good recovery to fly off to another branch or tree. They made their presence known in the pasture swooping around the pond chasing away the birds and ducks gathered there. Soaring the skies above the territory takes them f...