Jordan Lake. First Nest. Kate and Bard have a chick or chicks that have hatched. 1) Kate is very proud to be a parent. 2) Mom Kate had been feeding chick(s) below my line of sight then stopped and looked very hard at her youngsters. It will be a while before we actually see the chicks.
Jordan Lake. There are three days left until 21 December and the beginning of winter. Kate is making the most of the last of the autumn weather. She is one magnificent bald eagle!
Bald Eagle First Nest update
Jordan Lake. Mom Kate has not yet laid her eggs. This morning I listened to the two of them chattering for 2 hours in the trees, but I could not see them. Then out of the trees burst Petruchio and right behind was Kate. They dashed across the Cove and disappeared. I will be checking again tomorrow.
Jordan Lake Bald Eagle Nest report: First Nest
Sometimes, it takes a “not-seeing” moment for me to realize in the next blink, that I am “seeing” something. For instance, that is Kate standing in her nest. In the 1st photo, look between Kate’s left shoulder and the tree branch and note the empty space there. In the second photo, a small darkness has appeared in that same gap. In the 3rd photo the darkness has become one of her chicks! In the 4th photo, the chick has disappeared again. Neat sequence of Kate’s approximately 5-6 week old chick peeking past her shoulder.
Getting Ready for Eggs!
Jordan Lake: Momma Kate and Dad Petruchio, the bald eagle parents at First Nest, were busy this morning doing upkeep and repair work on their nest. Kate is due to lay eggs in about 2 weeks.
Jordan Lake: 3 Bald Eagle Nest reports, 5 photos