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We are still hoping to see a chick. This time last year, we had 3 chicks that were almost 2 weeks old. At this point, all we can do is keep watching and hope for the best.
Posted at 04:21 PM | Permalink
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I thought that if one actually hatched on time it would not be until @5/21...?
Katrina Yurtenka |
May 15, 2014 at 04:45 PM
current temp 57.7F
real feel 57.7F
wind to 8mph
First egg laid April 15th
Anyone guess as to when the first hatch (if) takes place?
May 16, 2014 at 02:51 AM
forgot...incubation period is between 35 to 42 days :o
May 16, 2014 at 02:52 AM
current temp 53F
real feel 53F
wind to 8mph
osprey hunkered down in the nest, facing to the left.
May 16, 2014 at 07:24 AM
current temp 56F
beautiful morning! osprey diligently incubating the eggs for over an hour.
Still gusty conditions. Osprey facing to the left, keeping a watchful eye on the surrounding area.
Has anyone seen fish delivery by either ospreys??
May 16, 2014 at 08:21 AM
Sami, I can only pop in a few times a day but I haven't seen a fish delivery at all this season. I have seen many times where both were on the nest but zero fish.
May 16, 2014 at 04:40 PM
I've seen fish delivered this week.
May 16, 2014 at 08:45 PM
Thanks OspreyLvr and Becky, too!
May 17, 2014 at 07:40 AM
.......given the haphazard way these two have tended to the eggs I would be amazed if even one of them hatched......having said that, it would be a joyous sight to see a baby in this nest again this year......I'm not getting my hopes up, however
Darlene Nichols |
May 17, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Male just brought a fish in for the female!
Judy M. |
May 17, 2014 at 04:00 PM
Thanks for the report on the fish dinner!
May 18, 2014 at 03:34 PM
current temp 44.4F
real feel 44.4F
today forecast to be warmer today than yesterday.
osprey incubating eggs. It is facing to the right. All is calm at the nest.
May 19, 2014 at 05:54 AM
current temp 47.5F
real feel 48F
today will be warmer than yesterday.
looks like the male is incubating. Calm conditions, especially at the nest. The osprey on duty is dozing on/off.
first egg laid april 15
today is day #35...incubation is between 36 to 42 days.
hatch (if it happens) will occur between now and May 27th.
May 20, 2014 at 06:34 AM
Same thing here No babies http://www.ustream.tv/exploreOsprey
May 20, 2014 at 07:10 AM
Day 36...as per blog on the LOL site:
keep an eye out for:
" The eggs being turned more often by the parents during incubation
The female bird head tilting and listening to the chicks inside the eggs calling
The eggs themselves moving independently- not touched by the parents
The appearance of tiny holes or cracks in the eggs as they start to hatch."
May 21, 2014 at 06:32 AM
current temp 85F
real feel 87F
wind up to 12mph
cam frozen for the past 10 minutes.
May 21, 2014 at 01:49 PM
IF we have a hatch:
chick would be fully grown at 6 weeks
fledges around 8 to 10 weeks...somtimes hang around a bit longer.
Sad beginnings at this nest, but am still optimistic.
May 21, 2014 at 01:53 PM
It is day 40 for the eggs
Hope that Rachel is right and we will at least have ONE chick in the nest today!!
May 26, 2014 at 12:58 AM
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