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 Metchosin , Westshore and Sooke Bald Eagles 2016-2017 Season
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By: elle (offline) on Friday, September 02 2016 @ 11:51 AM EDT (Read 149 times)  
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This thread is for ground observations and pictures of Bald Eagle nests in the Westshore/Metchosin/Sooke areas which are located 30- 45 minutes west of Victoria.
There are several nests in this area that have been successful in raising young over the past 4 or 5 years.

Last year's thread can be viewed Here


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By: sassyk (offline) on Saturday, November 05 2016 @ 12:27 AM EDT  
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I went to Witty's Lagoon this morning with my sister. The tide was very high but we were able to see the nest from Tower Point. One eagle was perched on the marker on the rocks offshore and the other eagle was perched at the top of the tallest tree near the nest tree. It was a very dull but crisp fall day; not the best lighting for photos but better than no photos Roll eyes

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By: sassyk (offline) on Saturday, November 05 2016 @ 12:32 AM EDT  
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The eagle on the marker flew off several times and one time it caught a fish and landed on the rocks to eat it.
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Back on the marker after it's meal. This one definitely looked like the male.
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By: sassyk (offline) on Saturday, November 05 2016 @ 12:49 AM EDT  
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There were no eagles seen or heard around the Farhill/Park Rd. nests today.

Park Rd. nest.
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Farhill Rd. nest.
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The nest at Langford Lake is completely gone now. Half of it fell last winter and the eagles did not nest. My sister continues to see one eagle flying and fishing at the lake and I saw one this morning flying over the road near the lake.
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