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 Post subject: Friday, March 16, 2012
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:35 am 
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Location: Southbridge, MA
Temp: 64 degrees

Today:
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 82F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Tonight:
Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 61F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Civil Twilight: 6:47 AM EDT 7:39 PM EDT

The cam is still offline....circle of doom going round and round - The satellite feed to WVEC is down and needs to be reset by NBG

THANK YOU REESE FOR GIVING US THE UPDATES

06:00
Reese Lukei wrote:
06:00 male lying in the nest female on back branch
06:40 male up in nest poking at bottom of nest ... ittle bit of rain about 10-15 minutes from NBG per radar
06:42 male to back branch...they mated
06:48 both adults preening on back branch ... just beginning to get light
06:51 male back in nest - narrow band of rain about 5 min from NBG
07:15 Male and female on alert like seeing something from nest tree
07:19 both in nest
07:23 female has flown
07:30 male gone too - nest empty
07:40 the nest is empty. Folks I must go out. The cam should be back up before too long.


08:30 Cam back. Thank you, Perry. Nest empty
10:10 All quiet at the empty nest
12:20 Eagles still out and about somewhere
12:47 Dad lands on the nest with his lunch...a large fish. He looks around for #4 but she not available so he eats alone
12:50 Zoomer moves in closer as dad continues to eat
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12:53 Dad finishes eating his fish then does a little nest cleaning of leftover tidbits and pieces
12:54 He walks to the back sticks and cleans his beak
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12:55 Finished cleaning his beak, dad walks to the left and flies out
16:45 Dad returns to the nest with pine grass and after looking around he spreads it out
16:50 Dad laying in the nest facing the front, neck craned up looking out at whatever has his attention
16:52 Zoomer moves in closer. Had to get the eye candy

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HAVE TO LEAVE BUT SIDE WILL BE DOING UPDATES WITH CAPTURES AND VIDEO. PLEASE CHECK OUT LIVE OBSERVATIONS

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