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By: JudyB (offline) on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 10:06 AM EDT  
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Looks as if the cam's back up - one of the adults is on the nest brooding/incubating so didn't get a glimpse of the chick.

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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 10:49 AM EDT  
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Times are on 'scaps

Parent up off chick and leaves

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chick stays lows mostly but the odd look around

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Parent in with large prey right to feeding self and chick

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By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 10:54 AM EDT  
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4:50 PM CAT
Adult feeding eaglet from brown prey on nest floor between adult's legs.
Eaglet is visible here
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4:55 pm CAT
Feeding is over, Adult sitting on nest, prey is visible
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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 10:57 AM EDT  
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Feed is over, chick sat up eagerly taking food with beak wide open. It ate quite a bit

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By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 11:09 AM EDT  
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5:06 PM CAT
Adult is up again and has restarted the feeding
Just before adult got up it looked like she was snapping at insects on prey

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5:10 PM CAT
Feeding is over again
Eaglet stretched to reach up towards adult before adult resumed brooding
(not shown here)
It looks like the white egg shell may still be in nest, cupping eaglet in some positions

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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 11:16 AM EDT  
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By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Thursday, May 27 2010 @ 11:25 AM EDT  
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5:23 PM CAT
Adult is getting some food for herself as darkness sets in

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5:26 PM CAT
Adult is feeding eaglet also while she feeds herself
It is getting dark now

5:29 PM CAT
Adult has resumed brooding
Moon is full so lots of light reflected off of rock face bordering
the nest. Otherwise, it is very dark now





       
   
By: Anonymous: Birdsie () on Friday, May 28 2010 @ 02:47 AM EDT  
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8:41 AM CAT
Adult doing a "ballet" leg stretch

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8:45 AM CAT
Adult off the nest, eaglet is visible

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8:50 AM CAT
Adult returned to the nest and did a face scratch

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