Hornby Island Eagle not SHOT!

Hornby Island Nest 2006-2008

Another interesting misinterpertation!!! The Horby Island Eagle has NOT been Shot!

I guess one has to chalk up to human behavior, or misbehavior, the inabitlity of some people to look for problems, create them from nothing, or read something bad into whatever they want. I had thought earlier that we shoud save the total Forum responses, not just for the interesting, thought provoking and sincere questions, but perhaps for the exceptional few who are not at all interested in the eagles, their incredibly facinating behaviior or questions about their environment, but seem hell bent on finding something to bicker about or distort -- for whatever reasons their contorted minds have conjured up. Could these demented souls be more interesting than the eagles? No -- I go for the eagles.

Here is Doug Carricks simple comment on the latest misunderstandings or bs ! He still has the live feed from the camera coming into his livingroom and knows of what he speaks.
David Hancock


FROM : DOUGLAS CARRICK on Hornby Island Date: August 9, 2006 10:25:16 PM CDT

I was informed about the BB shot rumour for the first time just 20 minutes ago. There is absolutely no truth to it. One problem about being shot in the nest is that they just don't use the nest any more. More important, I have seen them in surrounding perch trees every day up to July 29. On July 30, they went on migration.

I have been watching them particularly closely this year because so many people would be interested in the life of these "senior eagles" and I visualize myself as becoming an eagle geriatrician. Over the years, I have observed the average migration date for Hornby eagles is mid-August. But delays in migration occur in the case of late-hatching and late-flying eaglets. About six years ago, the eagle family two miles down the beach, which I call the "Dysfunctional Family", had an eaglet that fell from the nest too early and was ever so slow to learn to fly. Because of this, the family didn't migrate until mid September.

On the other hand eagles not burdened with offspring generally leave earlier. This year, I was watching closely to confirm just that. And they did leave earlier. All this is to say, that I have been watching the eagles especially closely this year and that they were managing very well until the date of migration. Neither eagle was shot by a BB, I can assure you.


PS -- NOTE: this is the bald eagle pair that so valiantly sat their two infertile eggs. We are hopng that they will do better next year. =======================

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Authored by: birdofprey on Saturday, August 12 2006 @ 01:58 AM EDT Hornby Island Eagle not SHOT!
I did not hear any rumours about one of the eagles being shot, but in any case I am glad to have the update and to know that they have been well and are off travelling now.
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Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, August 13 2006 @ 02:19 PM EDT Hornby Island Eagle not SHOT!
Thank you very much for the update Doug..........would be welcomed Doug if you could provide regular updates on the Hornby Eagles as we have fallen in love with this beautiful eagles. Thanks again for sharing this information it is much appreciated....debs
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Authored by: Roanna on Monday, August 14 2006 @ 04:31 PM EDT Hornby Island Eagle not SHOT!
Wow. I am so glad that I didn't hear this rumor till you were dispelling it. Thank you so much for your keen observations and for sharing them with us. I love the Hornby eagles, love the video of them -- I didn't realize how absolutely quiet the two adults are with each other! and it's not "no sound" -- ambient noise is still present. And if not for them I would not have fallen so completely in love with our eagles in particular but all eagles by association. Does anyone know why the eaglet died by the way?

God bless you for all your good works, all of you. I promise to be patient while all the changes and rearrangements are being worked out.
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Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, August 16 2006 @ 12:13 PM EDT Hornby Island Eagle not SHOT!
hello there this is the old biddy oh yes hope they will sucseed i was so sorry for them, and may i again say how much pleasure the webcam gave me , also sidney & Victoria wonderful thank you VC ( old biddy) of 62 in England GB


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Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, August 16 2014 @ 08:27 AM EDT Hornby Island Eagle not SHOT!
Atop the years, I acquire observed the medial journey appointment for Hornby eagles is mid-Grand. Yet stops in move betide in the case of dead-hatching further former-flying eaglets. mumm champagne
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