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Jo Ann

I enjoyed that very much. Thank you for sharing. Looking forward to a new season of watching our Liberty and Justice.

Cristine

The video is amazing! Congratulations to the children, the educators and Alcoa for such a wonderful project. I especially love the pictures of the eagles that the children had made using the feathers. Beautiful. The children singing tugged at my heart. Thank you Alcoa for sharing this. I, like thousands of others, are so looking forward to the next nesting season. The Alcoa Eagles have become a part of my life. Thank you, Alcoa.

Mavis

That was absolutely precious!!! What a wonderful way to teach our own babies. I wish I had learned more about nature when I was young. When a person learns to appreciate ALL life...their life is forever changed for the better....and thus...our world changes for the better, too. The lessons being taught to all who watch 'our' Alcoa eagles are indeed priceless.

This is a wonderful thing, Mr. John, that Alcoa is giving to all of us. I have said it before...your interaction with everyone makes this site more than just another live cam about nature...it makes this the best site, period. I hope the CEO and Board of Alcoa can appreciate what a gift this has been for so many of us....and what a powerful teaching tool this has become.

Tracy Vigus

What a grand video created by this wonderful bunch of kids and educators! They seized an opportunity and took it full circle. I loved it very much. These are small children that learned so much from Liberty and Justice and the world is indeed a better place because of that knowledge. The description of the video by the teacher (under the video) evokes tears and the video itself should be viewed with a box of tissues! lol AND- I got to see Liberty on the nest a bit ago eating a fish! I hit the jackpot.

Cherrycarol

O MY GOSH! This is so cute. What a great job these 7 year old kids did. Amazing!! I loved it! I agree with everything Christine said. Thank You Alcoa.

Cherrycarol

Mavis Very well said. I'm glad I'm not the only one that needed tissues.

Cherrycarol

Rainy morning & no eagles yet.

Bea Griffore

Good Morning eagleholics!

WOW! What a great video by Mr. McGuire's class!!! Thanks kids - job well done with the singing and your drawings. So glad you shared with us. I had to get a tissue to while watching. It brought back such good memories of last year and I can tell you learned a lot about these gorgeous birds! I hope you tune in again this year even if you don't have a project planned. It's just so neat to watch this nest.

Thanks again to Aloca and Mr. John for providing this site and encouraging the kids to learn.

Nest is damp this morning but no eagle sightings so far. Of course, I'm late getting here. Guess I stayed up too late, right Annette? HAGDA

Annette Kryske

11:04 AM PDT. Bea, I loved your comment to Mr. McGuire's class! You have no idea how lucky you children are to be a part of viewing how Liberty and Justice ,and their little pips will be doing this summer. I live in Los Angeles, and our school children don't have the opportunities as you have in Iowa to see the Eagles nearby. Enjoy watching and learning all about the American Eagles. Thanks to Alcoa and Mr. John.

Judy Larson

What a wonderful experience for these students. I didn't have anything like this when I was in school. Such an inspiring teacher. And no better focus for a life lesson that the Alcoa Eagles. Love this. Thank you for sharing!

R L ML

Both on the nest at 6:30 nest time. One flew away very soon. Other stayed and was eating something it picked up in the nest. When the camera went to black and white at abt. 6:40 it flew away.

Cherrycarol

Both were in the nest at 6:30 last night & again now. One eating a fish & still in the tree squaking.

Jo

That video and the kids were adorable! Is there any way to get the words to the song, though? I couldn't really understand them...bad ears, not bad singers ;) What a wonderful way to teach the kids about nature and Eagles! I'm so glad they shared the video with us.

Still haven't seen our Eagles since that very first time. I just keep missing them apparently. It'll happen eventually though so I'm not worried.
Have a Blessed Weekend all!
Jo

Jo

someone other than L or J in the nest right now!

Jo

seems rather strange that L & J aren't chasing the juvie away

Annette Kryske

2:26 PDT A Juvie is in thee nest. Eating what, I have no idea.He might have brought his own food. He is so cute looking around to see if anyone is nearby.Now he is doing some twig moving.. I hope it is one of our babies.It has been about 15 minutes or more since he showedup.

Jo

good lol thanks Annette thought I was the only one seeing this!

Jo

he is being very watchful isn't he ;) just not very smart should L or J come for a visit lol

Jo

DANG, I don't see L or J but I'm here to see this intruder LOL go figure!

Jo

L & J must be a long way away to be letting this juvie mess with their nest like this!

Jo

HA I knew they wouldn't let it go on for long LOL L or J just chased it away.

Jo

Well, I do declare! I believe that's Liberty in the nest! YAY I finally get to see her!

Bea Griffore

WOW! Some excitement at the nest for sure. I saw 1 adult eating with squawking off camera. Finally that adult took off and the juvie came in again. Adult came back to chase it away and now the juvie is back and picking at things.

Bea Griffore

Jo, still here?

Cherrycarol

Holly Cow! Lots of action in the nest. A juvie there for a long time eating what ever was there. Liberty flew in & squaked for 10 minutes. Chased him out of the tree. Then the juvie came back. L chased him off. & came back again. Pretty brave kid. Wonder if it's one of there's? That was exciting to watch. Came on at the right time!!

Bea Griffore

Carol so glad you were watching too! Juvie still there or there again. Seems quite at home. Just wait until L comes back! Jo, glad you got to see this action too.

Jo

got to watch it all lol nice to get to actually see something for a change! LOL

Bea Griffore

5:55pm ct Adult eating fish but keeping an eye out for intruders.

Annette Kryske

3:58 PDT. L or J is eating a fish in the nest. Lots of good action in the nest today.Love it!!Took a video hope it comes out. Thanks JoAnn for calling me back about this one/.

Cherrycarol

Jo so happy you caught the action!

Jo

About doggone time huh Carol LOL

Bea Griffore

Apple update thing blocking the view of the nest again.

It's currently raining at my house just west of the nest AND I see snow mixed in occasionally! Not ready for that. All the leaves are still on my trees!

Have a good day all - stay warm.

Bea Griffore

9:30am central time, snow has hit the nest and seems to be accumulating. They say it won't stay but I don't even want to see it. Oh well, what ya gonna do? Sideways snow now! No eagles home.

Cristine

Good morning all! We have that icy cold rain here SE of the nest, also. And you are right Bea, there ARE snowflakes mixed in. You can see them floating by the nest, also. Yikes! It's only October! Glad I was able to get the rest of my peppers and tomatoes out of the garden the other day. The only thing left are some carrots and beets I need to dig, and Brussels Sprouts which I think will be alright in this colder weather. Later.
Sounds like I really missed "the show" at the nest yesterday! I wonder who that Juvie was? Interesting.
Have a great day everyone. Bea, I'm thinking about starting a fire in the fireplace :)

Bea Griffore

Oh my! Look at all that snow in the nest! Nobody home and I don't blame them.

Bea Griffore

Cristine, fire sounds really welcome right now! Cup of hot chocolate and a good book and get settled in. This is way too early! I'm glad too you got all that stuff out of your garden. I remember when growing up digging up carrots and beets in the snow! We still have Indian summer coming, don't we? Wishful thinking? Maybe.

Skip

Is that snow I see????????????? Its too early for that!!!!!!!

Cherrycarol

Both were in the nest this morning around 7. Before the Snow! It's really coming down & sticking on cars. UGGG!! Hope it melts fast. The apple thing was there then.

Joyce

Hi from California. We have our Indian summer blazing away here in the Sierras and the Rim/Yosemite fire is almost put to bed. Caught the juvie moving around the nest sticks yesterday like he owned the place.
Hope to see Mom and Dad soon.
Joyce/Pinecrest, Ca.

Annette Kryske

Joyce, I don' have my Ca. map near my computer as I am sitting at my desk,but will look up where Pinecrest is. JoAnn & I live in LA.It is always nice the meet someone locally who is also an Eagleholic like we are. Welcome aboard! We have been keeping up with Liberty and just since 2011. There was quite a bit of action in the nest yesterday,when a Juvie showed up. Hopefully it was one of ours from 2 years ago.It is always fun to see. There is beautiful snow in the nest now. I love looking at it, but not yet. Isn't this a little early for snow?

Jo

Oh my goodness! Snow in the nest! Still in the upper 80's here! Sorry, had to rub it in a little :P

Glad I got to see some action yesterday what with the "stray" juvie and Liberty in the nest. Probably will be a while before I get to see anything again the way my luck is LOL

Y'all stay warm!

Bea Griffore

8:55am 10-23-13 Juvie in the nest moving sticks and now it flew out again! I heard the train in the background. Sounds windy!

Bea Griffore

1:00pm Iowa time and 2nd juvie of the day is in the nest. This one is almost full grown with an almost completely white head. He doesn't seem very concerned about being where he doesn't belong - looks quite at home.

Cristine

Woke up this morning with snow still on the ground in the places where the sun was not hitting it. The weatherman said that yesterday was our third earliest snow...ever! We ended up with about 1 1/2 inches here at the farm, some places a little more. I think I would much prefer the weather you California Eagleholics are having right now! Cold again today. Indian summer sounds really nice.
I just came back on again at 1:10 , Bea and see that juvie in the nest. Could it possible be one of our babies from two years ago, Faith, Hope, or little Spirit? Would they look like that now with their heads starting to turn white and their bodies not entirely dark yet? You are right, she is just sitting there, preening, like she owns the place! At first, I thought it was Liberty or Justice with snow on his/her back again:) That was before I was able to see it's head. 1:35 and now she's gone.

Jo

Maybe that wasn't a juvie lol maybe it was Liberty and she's been to the beauty salon and has decided to dye her hair so she looks younger for Justice ;)

Haven't seen anyone since I've been on but it is awfully windy and sounded like an airplane just went overhead. Glad to see the snow has melted from the nest.

Hmm maybe that's not an airplane! Maybe it's the wind hitting the mic just right to make that sound because it comes and goes? Sure is weird!

Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Kathy Littlefield

I saw what I think was a juvie, could it be that L & J are giving up their nest this year? The juvie was in the nest for a very long time preening and moving sticks around.

Cherrycarol

Kathy. No they aren't giving up there nest. One was just there on the y branch. Eagles are starting to migrate here. We get a lot in the winter. I saw 3 juvies in the tree with both L&J there last winter.

Cherrycarol

Both L & J just ate dinner together. Awww How sweet is that! Liberty is still there.

Cherrycarol

Good Morning. Just checked in while waiting for my customer & Liberty was eating breakfast. Sunny today!!

Coleen Perilloux Landry

The teachers are to be commended for this wonderful video. I am amazed at how poised and talented the little children are. This video is a gem. And, thank you Alcoa for letting the world enjoy the beautiful eagles. I follow two pairs of eagles in the swamps of Louisiana. They have both returned from migration but I can only photograph them up high, 60 feet above the ground, and never get to see the eaglets until they are old enough to pop their heads over the sides of the nest.

Kathy Littlefield

Thanks Carol, I was hoping they would return. Haven't seen them yet but I'm going to keep looking.

Annette Kryske

Good Morning, Funny, when I checked in this at 7AM.PDT L or J was just sitting in the nest. I went to get my camera, and it flew out. I guess they didn't want me to take another bad movie of them. At least we know one of them was around today. It is cool and foggy here in sunny Calif. Just got back from Trader Joe's. I bought a box of Ginger Covered Dark Chocolate Raisins, among other food. Love that store. In and out in 15 minutes with 2 sacs of foodies. Have a great weekend folks.

Darlene Nichols

The video is charming ! ....and its such a joy to be able to see the nest again !....now, if I can just be lucky enough to tune in at a time when the eagles are there I'll be very happy. Greetings to all you eagleholics !!!

Mavis

Hi Darlene...good to see you back. '

Even when you miss seeing L or J...the sounds that surround the nest now are so entertaining and a joy to listen to. Hard to believe the nest already had it's first dusting of snow for the season and Thanksgiving is just about here. It won't be much longer now before the activity picks up...and I'm ready for it, too.

Jo Ann

Annette and I are both wondering if there is something wrong with one of the eagle's wings? MR. John, if you read this, L or J has been in the nest for 5 min. according to Annette and the wing is sticking up. Please check for us. Thanks.

Annette Kryske

3:22 PM PDT L o J is in the nest not moving around much, and its wing looks strange to me. It has been there for 20 minutes. I am hoping it isn't anything, but. Please someone , Mr. John check on it for me. He we go again. worrying.

Annette Kryske

Sorry Folks false alarm. It was Liberty, and I saw the black spot on her tail. She was just lying there, looking up once in a while for at least 25 minutes. Her wind looked too spread out. I turned around and the next thing she was gone. I am happy again.

Bea Griffore

Hmmmmm, 8:25am central time and the cam is offline. Guess I'll just have to check back later. It's a chilly 38° this morning.

Bea Griffore

11:05am central time and we're back online. One adult on the Alcoa branch with it's back to us and I can't tell who it is. Busy preening with it's neck all turned around. I find it amazing how far eagles can turn their head around!

Bea Griffore

At about 11:15 both L & J were at the nest, at about 11:30 they were doing nestorations. Very windy day again.

Bea Griffore

At 12:20 1 adult still on the Alcoa branch. Just a mention here, it seems the picture is a little out of focus or at least not as clear as last year. The focus problem is worse when I go full screen. Oh well, it's nice to be back online and seeing L & J.

Annette Kryske

10:43 AM PDT Huge Eagle in the nest.The zoom cam must be working. All I see is the beautiful yellow beak, part of the white around the neck, and a huge body. I am not complaining,at least it isn't off line I bet they are working their butts off down below to make us Eagleholics happy once again.Looks quite windy today.I am just glad to know they are on board.Have a good Tuesday folks.

Annette Kryske

4:15 PM PDT Liberty and Justice just flew in to say "Hi" They looked around and stayed maybe 5 minutes and off they went. Hear the train passing through town. It is a wonderful sound to us city people. All seems ok in the nest. It isn't as windy as it was this morning.Have a Good Evening. SED.

Bea Griffore

Good morning everyone. We have either L or J sitting in the nest. The wind is blowing his/her wing up. It's foggy in the area today and our high should be around 66°.

Cherrycarol

Good morning. Liberty practicing for laying on her eggs. Been there a long time.

Bea Griffore

GM Carol! I had the same thought - practice! Love it.

Annette Kryske

7:oo AM PDT L Or J is resting in the nest . The wind is really howling like you said Bea. Good morning to you. Just got up and my house was 65o. That is pretty cold for us in the morning. Leon turned on the heat, and it is slowly heating my room. Our healthy breakfast is ready. L or J just called out . The darn wind is really blowing feathers around. Take care birdies in this wind!!Strange the nest isn't moving like it used to.That's good.

Bea Griffore

I too think it's L in the nest. I got a good sideways look at the beak and it seems to go back far enough under the eye to tell me it's L. She had been there quite a while. Letting others know this is HER nest and juvies should stay away??? I think so.

Annette Kryske

7:44 AM PDT. Our friend is protecting her nest. As I hear screeching above her. Something is going on in the area. A train is tooting also. I feel much better now that the nest isn't blowing in the wind, like it used to. I wonder if Mr. John, had some work done on it from below.? My picture looks great! Carol mentioned it was fuzzy this AM. 3 hour difference from Fl.
Hear hammering in the background, maybe that is what's causing the problem.I love looking at her.

Bea Griffore

Can't believe how long L has been in the nest this morning! She looks beautiful in the morning. Wish I could look that good!

Annette, the wind is only at 11mph this AM. Just wait until it gets up into the 20s, that nest will be bobbing again! Sorry, no easy rides 100% of the time at 80 feet up in the air. lol

Bea Griffore

10:22 am L took off and I think J just flew in with some dried grasses.

Bea Griffore

It's almost 5pm and it's raining here in Iowa. Been a gloomy day all day but so glad it's not snow! Nobody home at the nest.

Cherrycarol

I'ts raining at home in Iowa & it's been raining here in San Antonio too.

Darlene Nichols

Hey Mavis.........that is one impressive fish you caught! I never have a chance to get online early in the morn, friends, so I appreciate your comments and pictures............my "work" keeps me busy for the early morn..........I feed a colony of feral cats and am currently trying to trap a couple of females who keep having kittens. When I do tune in its too late to catch anyone in the nest.

Annette Kryske

7:00 AM PDT Good Morning America, I hear chirping and the wind, and an L or J in the nest. It looks like the sun is shining in Alcoa Land today. I haven't noticed the black spot on Liberty's head yet , but I did see the one on her white back feather. I guess it won't be too long before there will be some action. I hear some voices down below. Guess people are going to work this AM. Breakfast time. Do I hear shooting??? or is it a some power tool? Hope someone else out there heard it too.

Mavis

10:25 AM EDT

Looks like Liberty is still in the nest...just like she should be..I like it!!

Darlene, you saw my flounder??? I was so excited!

Someone on OT posted about two eagles named Larry and Lucy. Lucy has one foot now and Larry is devoted to caring for her...bringing her food and whatever. I'm going to post a couple of links...it is also about the "bird whisperer" who has devoted her life to the care and rehab of birds...mostly eagles. Astonishing story and hope some of you can read or watch the videos..

I will do it in the next post...don't want to lose what I've already typed while I search for the links...

Mavis


LARRY AND LUCY......

http://video.wpt.org/video/1530229134/

http://www.eagles4kids.com/

Right now...Lucy is ok but at some point she may have to be captured and brought in to rehab. She should be ok as long as she has Larry to care for her.

Mavis

Whoops...just realized that it was Darlene that brought Lucy and Larry to my attention with her post on OT. Thank you, Darlene.

Bea Griffore

Good morning everyone. Empty nest right now and I missed seeing L or J earlier. Oh well, lots of time for that to come.

Annette, I haven't seen the sun in days here so not sure what you saw as sunshine in AlcoaLand. I wish you were right! I emptied 3.9" of rain out of my gauge this AM after 2 days of rain. Thank you Lord for it NOT being snow!

Carol, I bet you are warmer where you are than we are back home! Not quite winter temps yet but it's a far cry from warm. Have fun and bring some warmth back with you. :)

Mavis & Darlene, thanks for the links. I have to check them out yet, when I have a few minutes break from the cleaning/organizing I'm trying to get caught up on before our 24/7 perching time starts!

Ok, break over. Have a great weekend everyone.

Bea Griffore

12:29pm and a juvie is in the nest! Moving sticks around. Is he/she making a mess or doing nestorations? Better watch out for L or J to show up!!!

Bea Griffore

About 5 minutes later I just saw the juvie take off. No L or J in sight this time.

Mavis

Bea...those were good pictures of the juvie you captured and posted on OT. Thanks for sharing them.

Cristine

Bea, I tuned in at 12:20 and saw that Juvie, too. My two year old granddaughter, Leighton, and I, were totally fascinated watching him moving sticks around for 15 minutes. He just acted like he owned the place!
I miss the sun, too. It poked out for a few minutes this morning and now it's gone again.
I dumped 2.3 inches out of our rain gauge, here at our farm, SE of the nest. It has put a damper on the harvest for a few days, but that's O.K., we sure needed it!

Bea Griffore

Hi Cristine. Too bad that rain didn't come at a more opportune time but we all know, none better than farmers, we can't do anything about that. I give you and your husband a lot of credit and high fives for doing farm work. I'm from a big farming family so I know the hard work and dedication it takes. Thank you from all of America for hanging in there! I'm so glad your granddaughter got to see that juvie!

And just maybe I need to appologized to Annette for doubting that she saw the sun at the nest? Sorry Annette, maybe I missed it 'cause it was too brief. I'll take more sunshine any time now. :)

1:20pm nest time (CST for now) and nobody home. It's windy and the nest is bobbing some.

Bea Griffore

Mavis, thanks and you're welcome.

Bea Griffore

It's 10:50am CT and that juvie is back in the nest! Where oh where are L & J? We could think of this juvie as Freedom. He would be about the right age.

I just have to mention again...the cam seems to be really out of focus. The picture looks pretty good until I go fullscreen. Then it's really bad and bugs my eyes. Just mentioning, not complaining, 'cause I'm glad we have the cam and are online.

Have a great weekend everyone.

Cherrycarol

Looks like it could be Freedom in the nest.

gregory

juvie has been there for quite some time.
about 10:30est. about two hours or so.

Cristine

11:00 Central. That is amazing the juvie is back in the nest this morning! He doesn't appear to be moving all of the sticks around like he was yesterday, though. Just sitting there. By 11:10, he is gone.
Bea, I wonder if you aren't right in thinking that might be Freedom. I wasn't sure what any of the babies would look like now. It would be wonderful to think that they would come back to their "childhood" nest to visit once in a while :) Thank you for the nice comments about farming yesterday. It's wonderful to hear that you are from a farm family also. We are back in the fields today. It's great to see the sun, and beautiful blue skies! A little windy as you can tell by the sound, but that's good, as it dries things out a little faster.
Have a great day everyone.

Darlene Nichols

Mavis.....I went out to buy some fish after seeing yours.....couldn't get flounder but got some halibut.....yummy! Does anyone know if there is any research to indicate whether or not eagle parents recognize their offspring of seasons past ?

Mavis

2:15 EDT

Juvie in nest. For some reason, he/she just looks lonely. Silly, I know...but that is the impression I get. You are right, Cristine...the juvie just stands there...still as a church mouse.

Meet another farmer. I've worked tobacco...cooked cane syrup...planted/pulled/picked peanuts...pea and butterbean fields...worked and raised hogs and cows. Now I have a tree farm. Once you are a farner, you never get it out of your blood. A honest but hard living...

Mavis

Darlene...good question!! They say you can put an orphaned eaglet in a working nest and the parents won't know it because they can't count. I find that hard to swallow because they seem to know when something happens to one! AND...they recognize each other. Liberty knows Justice and vice versa. I would hope they could recognize their juvies but don't know. Hope someone will reply with knowledge on this. Of course,....you have to remember that the experts say eagles do not have emotions....so sometimes I throw the experts out with the dishwater!! Just joking everyone...calm down. Was just saying....

Cristine

2:25 central. Juvie was gone for a few minutes, then came back and is now eating a small fish at the bottom of the nest. Either Liberty and Justice aren't in the area today, or they just don't care that this "little" has guy move in :) Mavis, I, like you, believe the eagles recognize each other, have emotions, and we know they have amazing memories. How wonderful to know you are also in farming! I don't know much about growing peanuts,tobacco, peas and butter beans. That is amazing. We are just corn and soybeans now, after raising hogs for 35 years. Cooking cane syrup! That is so cool, too! What kind of trees are on your tree farm?
Uh oh! 2:35 and the camera just went off-line. Well, there goes my juvie-watching for now! guess I'll go out and pick up some more apples to make applesauce

gregory

juvie needs a name-
the eagle may be an offspring.
still needs a unique name

I am trying to distinguish attributes

oh-- hey guys!

been watching since October first--this is becoming interesting

Cristine

A minute before 6:00 P.M central and the sun has just gone down. I see the camera has come back on and Liberty is in the nest moving sticks around. A minute later Justice joins her, and they take turns jumping onto the Alcoa branch. Justice is there now, watching while liberty is still re-arranging the place.
6:10 Justice flies off and a minute later Liberty follows. Then they are both back in the nest again, and have a brief skirmish when Liberty actually pecks poor Justice in the head! After moving more sticks around they both fly off at 6:20 and the camera has turned to black and white.
Wow. Got to see a lot of "action" today, even with the camera being offline for a while :)

Mavis

Cristine, you did see a lot that I missed so I am glad you reported the 6 o'clock activities. That juvie sure stuck around a lot...she looked like a forgotten orphan...think I'll call her Little Annie if she shows back up. Nope...better stick with juvie...too early for the name wars!!

OT....Cristine, my husband ran 4 herds of cows on the farm, grew tobacco, millet, corn, tobacco, watermelons, and cotton. After he died, I planted everything I had in pines...mostly slash pines. It was easier that way. Some of it I miss...but we do what we have to. It takes a lot of money, work, and faith to produce a good crop of anything. If you have a bad crop...it can take forever to recoup...if you recoup! My hat's off to you!

Jo

Apparently I've been missing lots of good stuff. I must not be looking in at the right times 'cause I've only seen an empty nest. :( Life goes on! But you all are in my thoughts and prayers!

Bea Griffore

Good Sunday morning folks. Just came on to see L or J on the branch and take off before I could get a good screen shot. Does it look like nesting material has been brought in or has someone been digging in the center of the nest?

I was up way too early with the time change! Did you all remember to set your clocks back an hour? It's a chilly 28° this morning and finally it's getting light out.

hagda

Bea Griffore

OT....Cristine, I don't do any farming but the farming history goes back to my grandparents on both sides of the family. I still have aunts and uncles involved and mostly it's now cousins that carry on. I have 1 sister and her husband who also farm. All of these people live in MI and it's interesting to compare the progress here with the progress there on planting, crop developement and harvest. While I remember it all being fun at g-pa and g-ma's farm, it all looks like a lot of work now.

I see one of our little birds in the nest. No eagles at home right now. Maybe L & J will be around more today to keep that juvie out.

John L.

I see small birds removing nesting material from the top of the nest and returning for more. Do they nest underneath the larger nest. They don't fly away but merely hop down over the edge. Is it possible the nest supports other species?

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