We have our first egg in Decorah! Mom arrived on the nest at right around 5:00PM and began hovering over the egg cup. DM2 arrived with a fish for her not long afterwards, but she didn’t try to take it from him – a sure sign that something was up! DM2 remained in the nest
Why do the Decorah and Decorah North eagles lay eggs in ice and snow?
Why do the Decorah and Decorah North eagles lay eggs in ice and snow? A lot of you – especially those of you who also watch the Florida eagles – are curious about bald eagle egg timing. Wouldn’t it be better to delay egg-laying until mid-March or early April? We’ll unpack the question by starting
This Week on Explore (2/9)
What an EGG-cellent week! We had the delight to see not one, not two, but THREE nests that now have eggs! Sauces Bald Eagles officially have THREE eggs. If you have been following this nest for the past few seasons, you know historically that two eggs are normally laid. With three, we are hoping to have
This Week on Explore (6/16)
DN4 has fledged! After an accidental (and suspenseful) fledge, we have received confirmation that DN4 is successfully flying and exploring the area! He has also returned to the nest, a nice surprise for explore! ECAD has a new litter! Please welcome Midori’s litter! Check out her puptatoes here! Two of Charlo Montana Osprey’s eggs have hatched!
Peregrine falcons are new on explore!
Continuing our wonderful partnership with Raptor Resource Project of Decorah Eagle North Nest fame, the Great Spirit Bluff Peregrine Falcon Cam is new on explore!