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A Simple Home for Five

Rachel, Steve and their three eggs (visible in the background here), are turning twigs and preparing for for a full nest.

Our community of posters have been sharing updates, and noticing Rachel’s persnickety “nesting”! The big, wood block comes… the big, wood block goes! Just a day in the life of an expectant mother.

The last egg was laid 6 days ago, and all eggs will incubate for about 35-42 days. The largest and first laid will usually hatch first. Enjoy the quiet mornings on the water before our squawking brood is expected around the first week of June!

(Thanks to Katharine Green for the snapshot!)