Jun 092014
 
Mute Swan - Nest 2014 Update 11

Dateline – June 6, 2014 NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] The Mute Swan cygnet continues to grow and there have been a number of subtle changes in his appearance. The young swan’s bill is becoming longer and his pin feathers

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Apr 212014
 
Mute Swan - Nest 2014 Update 4:  This Is It!

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >>] We noted new behavior from the Mute Swan pair almost immediately this weekend. When we arrived at the lake Saturday morning we found both the male and the female swan sitting on the nest together. This

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Bald Eagle – Nest: Week Eleven

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Apr 082014
 
Bald Eagle - Nest: Week Eleven

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] I could tell right away that something was wrong when I arrived to photograph the eagle nest this week. A lone adult sat atop the transmission tower clearly agitated and vocalizing loudly. But it was

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Mar 262014
 
Great Horned Owl - Transmission Tower Nest

A reader clued me in on this fantastic Great Horned Owl sighting. What we have here is a pair of four to five week old owlets waiting patiently in the nest while their parents are out hunting. This is a first for me, I have never seen Great Horned Owls nesting on a transmission tower

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