A Natural History Of Trail Ridge Road
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Mama eagle shades the chicks. At this point, they are 9 days old. Up until this day, I hadn’t seen them out of the central depression, where the failed egg remains. But once they started exploring, they rambled all over. … Continue reading
It’s been ten days or so since the first two eagle chicks have hatched. They have grown and become much more active. The third egg, though, is probably not going to hatch. Today, the mother eagle stopped brooding the egg … Continue reading
Two of the bald eaglets seem to be doing fine. Mom and dad take turns feeding them. But if the third egg is going to hatch, it needs to do it soon.
When I checked in on the bald eagles this afternoon, I thought I saw two balls of fuzz. But it was really hard to tell. Then the mother eagle stepped back, and I could see a bit better. Two little … Continue reading
The first bald eagle chick at the Fort St. Vrain nest has just hatched! In the first screen shots I took this morning, the eagles hadn’t even moved the egg shell out from under the adult! According to the Excel … Continue reading
With Winter Storm Ulmer crashing in, the bald eagles at their Fort St. Vrain nest (https://amylaw.blog/2019/02/10/eagle-cam/)have had a hard day today. It started off with driving sleet that soaked our birds. Both of them huddled together for about half an … Continue reading
Winter Storm Ulmer has been an incredible storm so far — we woke up to rain that quickly changed to sleet, then snow. The atmospheric pressure keeps dropping — Pueblo, Colorado, set an unofficial low pressure record already this morning, … Continue reading
This morning, one of the bald eagles at the Fort St. Vrain nest was very upset about something. She had several different calls. Some sounded like a song bird, others a little like a gull. https://birdsna.org/Species-Account/bna/species/baleag/introduction None were the bold … Continue reading
It was a cold morning at the Bald Eagle nest.