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|CHIL EagleCAM > All About Us Who Watch > Where Are You Watching From?|
|Posted by: amalphia Jun 6 2006, 08:04 AM|
|Watching from Indiana, USofA! Excited for the banding, no matter how much or how little we see of the action. Thanks for the forum; will check in from time to time.|
|Posted by: Naturegal Jun 6 2006, 08:09 AM|
|Watching from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Have been following this little eaglet from the beginning and just love him/her!|
|Posted by: Cynders06 Jun 6 2006, 08:26 AM|
|Watching from Lansing, Michigan. I love this little guy, I just wish he had more coverage/protection from sun, wind and rain.|
|Posted by: thumper Jun 6 2006, 08:26 AM|
|nothern california I have been watching this nest about a month maybe a little longer along with the one and only you no the one|
|Posted by: pbud Jun 6 2006, 08:53 AM|
Watching from Vancouver, Wash. Great adventure.
|Posted by: Guest Jun 6 2006, 08:59 AM|
Watching from Atlantic Canada. ( Rothesay,New Brunswick )
|Posted by: Catlady Jun 6 2006, 09:04 AM|
|I am watching from Manchester, UK. What a fantastic experience to be able to see these birds as they grow up. Hope all goes well with the tagging tomorrow.|
|Posted by: Karen Jun 6 2006, 09:16 AM|
| Hello ~smiles~
Watching from Halifax, Nova Scotia
|Posted by: Catalina Jun 6 2006, 09:17 AM|
|Watching from The Arboretum in Arcadia, and have followed the eagles with interest for several years...Fantastic!|
|Posted by: angie Jun 6 2006, 09:18 AM|
|Watching from Goleta, CA. It's so much fun!|
|Posted by: annie Jun 6 2006, 09:43 AM|
|Hello, I'm watching from San Diego, California!|
|Posted by: Guest Jun 6 2006, 09:44 AM|
|Watching from Boston, Ma., U.S.A.|
|Posted by: Guest (Catmint) Jun 6 2006, 09:50 AM|
| I am watching from Santa Cruz Mountains, California. I love this little eagle chick! I love it when he sits up and looks towards the cam. He is so adorable!
|Posted by: Siren_bc Jun 6 2006, 10:10 AM|
|Watching from Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. Thank you for setting up this forum. GREAT!!|
|Posted by: 3iggies Jun 6 2006, 10:31 AM|
|Posted by: Loverofchicks Jun 6 2006, 10:40 AM|
|Hey you all. I am from Southern Kentucky. I have been watching this little bit for about a month now. He/she was a little bit of fluffy feathers when I first saw him. He/she has grown so much. can't wait until tomorrow so we can see how really big he/she is. maybe we can find out if he/she is a he/she he/she looks so lonely. I have been wanting to get a game boy for them to put in there with him/her, but no one will go up there and place it in the nest. guess I will have to get hold of who ever is going in there tomorrow and send it up.|
|Posted by: bambeeson2 Jun 6 2006, 10:49 AM|
|Hi all! I'm in Jackson TN and have been keeping on eye on this one for about 10 days. Glad to see this discussion board up and running. Hi Annie...glad you made it here too! Well, I hope I will be around when the "capture" takes place, but Wed. is my Euchre Day...if I miss it, maybe it will be on video for review. Happy viewing to all.|
|Posted by: Sandra gee Jun 6 2006, 11:05 AM|
|Hello, I'm watching from Nanaimo, B.C. Canada.....home of the Hornby Island eagles and now the Victoria, Saanich family of eagles....|
|Posted by: chitown73 Jun 6 2006, 11:07 AM|
| I am from Chicago, Illinois----hence the name!
|Posted by: Misty 07 Jun 6 2006, 11:13 AM|
| I am watching from London Ontario Canada. I have been watching this chick since almost the beginning. And am particularly interested in seeing how a lone chick's growth compares with a family scene. ( the Saanich BC Eagle family). I was also interested bcause Santa Cruz nest is a first time for the parents. Now I am so pleased that I will be able to follow the future of this chick.
I watch something like this web not for entertanment but to be part of the concern of the overall wildlife scene that is being taken over by humans, including theiir territories and hunting grounds. Also the food chain that is being poisoned by pollution. As I have said I am so happy to be part of this from the beginning.
I think this chick has done well on the tough love he has had from parents that seemed to be quite bewildered at times. And I think he/she is going to be a beaufiful bird.
|Posted by: Carlea Jun 6 2006, 11:46 AM|
| Hi watching from Ocala Florida USA
I got "hooked" on watching eaglets several months ago and now I am following several nests. In West Virginia I am watch a nest with three eaglets who are 11 weeks old and almost ready to fledge. I am also watching nests with two eaglets in Maine and Canada. All at different stages of development. It is so interesting watching the eaglets interact with each other. I feel sorry for this eaglet since he/she is all alone but at least he doesn't have to fight for his/her share of the food like the eaglets in the other nests do.
|Posted by: Bubala Jun 6 2006, 12:15 PM|
|Good Afternoon, I am watching from Geraldton, Ontario, Canada|
|Posted by: taf Jun 6 2006, 01:11 PM|
| Hello All,
Watching from Southern California (Los Angeles).
Thanks to all you make this amazing adventure possible to us city dwellers. Looking foward to tomorrows viewing. Hopefully, we will have details on this little one's size, weight and general health. Wouldn't it be something to see one up close !
|Posted by: Karen Jun 6 2006, 01:15 PM|
|Watching from Snohomish, Washington. Have forwarded the link to many, many friends all over the country, who are also enjoying this immensely. What a great opportunity. Chick is growing so fast!|
|Posted by: BTR Jun 6 2006, 01:30 PM|
|Watching from Hendersonville, NC. This fella is much bigger than the finches I have (one raised by hand). Reminds me of the 'baby' though... with the awkward steps (all legs and feet ) - and not yet able to hold those new wings up yet.|
|Posted by: Phyllis Jun 6 2006, 01:54 PM|
|Watching the eagle from Asheboro, NC. This is so mesmerizing, keep the site on my screen all day so when I pass I can check in on the eagle. Thanks for sharing this wonderful site with so many.|
|Posted by: overthehill Jun 6 2006, 02:15 PM|
|Watching from New Brunswick, Canada|
|Posted by: Lisa Snider Jun 6 2006, 05:04 PM|
|Watching with great interest from Ojai, CA! We've got it on www.ojaipost.com.|
|Posted by: Michael Jun 6 2006, 05:41 PM|
| Watching from Simi Valley at home, and Camarillo at work.
|Posted by: MaMiMoBa Mom Jun 6 2006, 05:54 PM|
|I'm watching from the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. I'm about 90 minutes from Philadelphia and about 20 minutes from Allentown, PA.|
|Posted by: ojailala Jun 6 2006, 06:15 PM|
| I too am thinking that our eagle will leave the nest sooner than most
baby eaglets... Today I saw so much food being put through that
beak.. both by the parent and the baby itself.. he/she is really gaining
the weight. Think how much smaller he/she would be if they were
sharing the meals.
|Posted by: tbbsharyn Jun 6 2006, 06:53 PM|
|Hi, I am watching from San Pedro CA. We have bred endangered parrots for years and it is so wonderful to see a bird breeding in the wild. Some is so similar to captivity but most is so different. Thank you so much for this opportunity.|
|Posted by: John and Chris Jun 6 2006, 09:50 PM|
|We're watching from Laguna Beach, CA. It really is mesmerizing to use the word of a previous poster to watch this little guy and his first-time parents develop their life skills. I find myself yelling to my monitor when I think he/she's getting too close to the edge. Please keep us posted as to the eaglet's progress.|
|Posted by: number_11 Jun 7 2006, 05:24 AM|
|Hello...we're watching from the Niagara Penninsula|
|Posted by: petra Jun 7 2006, 05:26 AM|
| hello everybody
i'm watching from the Netherlands....for a couple of days.....
at my litte friend...and his/her parents
i've been pleased that i saw yesterday mom or dad the baby feeding....
till next time
|Posted by: VonBon Jun 7 2006, 05:40 AM|
|I am watching from North Saanich, BC......home of two eaglets.|
|Posted by: Hulabird Jun 7 2006, 07:04 AM|
|Kapolei, Hawaii, USA|
|Posted by: Guest Jun 7 2006, 07:07 AM|
|Hello...watching from North Saanich, BC|
|Posted by: petra Jun 7 2006, 07:07 AM|
are that those 2 in Vancouver ??
i follow them for a month i think.....
|Posted by: VonBon Jun 7 2006, 07:09 AM|
|Good morning fellow eagle watchers ......I too, am watching this "little one" from North Saanich,BC; where the two eaglets are.|
|Posted by: petra Jun 7 2006, 07:13 AM|
| hello i'm watching from the netherlands village Vianen in the naberhoud of Utrecht middle netherlands.....
i'm enjoy this eagle very much and i'm happy he/she feeded trough the parents....
|Posted by: luvbird Jun 7 2006, 08:11 AM|
|Good afternoon fellow eagle fans..I am watching from Blenheim, Ontario..a small town mid way between London, On. and Windsor,On.|
|Posted by: BeverlySue Jun 7 2006, 09:49 AM|
| Hi everyone,
I'm watching from Las Vegas, Nevada....I've only been watching for the last several days......He's such a cutie....can't keep from watching him and worrying that he is all right....I've only seen the momma a couple of times. Hope he is healthy, feel so sorry for him being alone.
|Posted by: Cheryl Jun 7 2006, 11:32 AM|
|I'm watching from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.|
|Posted by: KVILJOEN Jun 7 2006, 11:41 AM|
| Hi, My name is Katarina Viljoen and I am the proud parent of Milena Viljoen, a wonderful biologist who works for the Montrose Settlements Restoration Program and who let us know when this project started. We live in Cochabamba Bolivia, South America, and we, the WHOLE family, have been watching this little one since day one! Even my dad who is 79 years old spends an hour or so every evening glued to the computer screen.
Thanks for having this project available for the whole world! It is a great teaching tool for the young and old!
|Posted by: WestCoastian Jun 7 2006, 12:17 PM|
|White Rock, British Columbia|
|Posted by: vancouver island Jun 7 2006, 12:43 PM|
|hi watching from vancouver island - i have been watching the 2 babies near victoria - this is so awesome|
|Posted by: Robosec Jun 7 2006, 12:57 PM|
|Watching from Camarillo, CA where it's rigged right here in my office...Boy we are lucky!|
|Posted by: Colleen Jun 7 2006, 01:19 PM|
| Watching from La Verne, CA, USA. Been watching this little chick for over a month now. Can't believe how big he/she has gotten in such a short time.
|Posted by: Zack Jun 7 2006, 01:26 PM|
|Posted by: Flamenco Jun 7 2006, 01:26 PM|
|Round Rock, Texas USA|
|Posted by: Cheral Jun 7 2006, 01:35 PM|
|I'm in Ladera Ranch, Southern Orange County, California. I've been watching for about ten days and just watched the eagle being put back into the nest after being tagged. How lucky is the guy who had the job of removing and replacing the eagle in the nest. Many thanks to all of those involved in helping to preserve our wildlife and presenting this experience to people around the world.|
|Posted by: David Jun 7 2006, 01:50 PM|
|Hello, I'm watching from Pasadena, California. I have been leaving the media player running all day at work and check out what's going on when I can. This is a great webcam and my whole family is so excited to watch this exciting event.|
|Posted by: Quail Jun 7 2006, 01:51 PM|
| Port McNeill, B.C.
Northern tip (almost) of Vancouver Island
|Posted by: petra Jun 7 2006, 01:54 PM|
| hello sandra
welcome to the eagle lovers....
i hope you enjoyed much as i do....
|Posted by: sas Jun 7 2006, 02:22 PM|
|Watching from North Georgia|
|Posted by: saysas1953 Jun 7 2006, 04:47 PM|
|Hi, I'm watching from Camden, Delaware. Some may ask where is Delaware? It is the first state of the United States. On the east coast between New Jersey and Maryland. My sister got me started on watching the eagle.|
|Posted by: Ca Rose Jun 7 2006, 04:47 PM|
|Hello -- watching from Sacramento, Ca. I've also been watching the nest in British Columbia, as well as various Peregrine Falcon webcasts. Don't know what I'm going to do when they all fledge - I will be lost!|
|Posted by: ann Jun 7 2006, 05:24 PM|
|watching from Irvine, California. The entire office is into watching the eaglet everyday and monitoring his/her progress|
|Posted by: ElaineRuth Jun 7 2006, 05:41 PM|
| Watching from Fayetteville/Hope Mills, North Carolina, home of the Airborne (the other kind!)
I've gotten my grandchildren and neighbor children, ages 2 to 11 watching and learning.
Thanks so much.
|Posted by: ElaineRuth Jun 7 2006, 05:44 PM|
| To Carlea in Ocala Florida : would you be able to share the addresses to those other live cams?
Thanks so much
|Posted by: catlvr14 Jun 7 2006, 06:13 PM|
|Northridge, Calif. Keep up the good work!|
|Posted by: Loverofchicks Jun 7 2006, 06:18 PM|
|I read that the parents don't feed them as often the last weeks before they fledge because they want them to lose some weight so they can fledge more safely. makes kind of good sence. he is a cutie pootie. I have been trying to get them to take him a game boy. and now the chance has passed so I guess he will have to do with what ever is left in his nest for now until fledging time.|
|Posted by: Mary & Katie in Thousand Oak Jun 7 2006, 06:20 PM|
|My daughter and I are watching from Thousand Oaks, California, and the grandparents, Helen & Lou, are watching from Levittown, Pennsylvania! We trade notes and sighting info every day on the little cutie! My folks really enjoyed the bird-tagging operation today - how about a link to some of the highlights? Thanks for the webcam!|
|Posted by: KinderKlass Jun 7 2006, 07:48 PM|
|My Kindergarten Class and I have been viewing this site since day one. We are located in Riverside Ca. We view the eaglet daily and write about him/her in our eagle journals. We also have a list of questions to post. My students are very excited about this project and we truely appreciate this wonderful opportunity. Thanks to all who have made this a wonderful learning experience.|
|Posted by: Cumbrian Jun 7 2006, 08:30 PM|
Hi, we are watching from Nanaimo, known as the Harbour city, on Vancouver Island, BC.
|Posted by: birdkeeper Jun 7 2006, 10:21 PM|
|I am located in Los Angeles, California. Bald eagles are my favorite bird, so this has been quite exciting for me|
|Posted by: Guest Jun 8 2006, 04:38 AM|
|watching from lombard Il|
|Posted by: unregistered Jun 8 2006, 06:15 AM|
|Watchng from Montana. It's been a wonderful diversion.|
|Posted by: Raptorman Jun 8 2006, 07:07 AM|
| KinderKlass: Here are two links that may be of some aid to you and your class. I realize they are very young but I have always kept the philosophy of letting the learner decide what they can learn rather than me as a teacher. Hope these prove helpful. Bill
|Posted by: kennel260 Jun 8 2006, 07:07 AM|
|I'm from Pasadena but for some reason cannot view the cam....I'm computer handicapped so maybe that is the problem. Anibird help me|
|Posted by: PamSan Jun 8 2006, 07:49 AM|
|Watching from Simi Valley, California!!|
|Posted by: Susie Jun 8 2006, 08:33 AM|
|[COLOR=blue]I am watching from Lompoc California. Love this little bird. I watch daily. I know several others that are watching. We enjoy looking at the eagle flap his wings, eat and cry.|
|Posted by: Keith Julian Jun 8 2006, 08:50 AM|
|Watching from Albuquerque, New Mexico--where we have lots of native golden and bald eagles, but none that have become media stars........|
|Posted by: Jan and Val Jun 8 2006, 08:58 AM|
Watching with awe from Vancouver,Canana
When all we hear about is man's destruction
it was truly touching and wonderful to see yesterdays
events and to read the posts from all the people,who
really do care for wildlife and the planet as a whole.
Thank you all.
|Posted by: Ann Marie Jun 8 2006, 09:47 AM|
|Minneapolis MN USA|
|Posted by: maggiemoo Jun 8 2006, 10:51 AM|
|Live in Northern Calif but watching from Ohio now. He lives in a wonderful area and does not need much protection from the elements as the weather is perfect almost everyday where he is.|
|Posted by: Kris Jun 8 2006, 02:11 PM|
|I'm watching from Irvine, CA.|
|Posted by: birdersinceage10 Jun 8 2006, 07:05 PM|
|Monarch Beach, California, but I have the family watching in Kauai Hawaii, and elsewhere in California|
|Posted by: Bea Jun 8 2006, 07:10 PM|
|Watching from Ventura, CA.
Thank you so much for making this possible!!!
|Posted by: NJV Jun 9 2006, 07:47 AM|
|I am in Western Mass.; watching-should be working. I worry about him/her. I worried less about my kids, but I could intervene and keep them safe.|
|Posted by: Patti Jun 9 2006, 08:44 AM|
|Hello--I'm watching from Camarillo, CA. Thank you for allowing this experience!|
|Posted by: ISSP Jun 9 2006, 11:07 AM|
Watching from southern CT. You folks are absolutely amazing! Thanks so much for sharing! Then again, thanks doesn't even begin to cover it!
|Posted by: bekaahlynn Jun 9 2006, 03:26 PM|
|Posted by: MJ Jun 9 2006, 04:36 PM|
|I am watching from prescott, AZ!|
|Posted by: Nell Jun 9 2006, 05:25 PM|
watching from Levittown, Penna. Retired with rainy weather these past few days and loving every minute of this experience. Thank You
|Posted by: belbe Jun 9 2006, 07:12 PM|
|Watching from Eastern WA...have been sharing the site with my students!|
|Posted by: Carol Jun 10 2006, 04:53 AM|
| From Vero Beach, Florida
Thank You, for this wonderful site.
|Posted by: cockney Jun 10 2006, 09:30 AM|
|I am watching from Santa Barbara. Viewing this site is such a pleasure, but a real hindrance to my cleaning, etc. - luckily, I am retired. I am also watching the two chicks in Maine. They seem to be subject to lots of fog and windy weather.|
|Posted by: EaglemannCA Jun 10 2006, 10:34 AM|
| [FONT=Times][SIZE=7][COLOR=blue]I am watching, and have been since the little guy was knee-high to mom and dad, from Ventura County, CA. I think that this web cam and others has done much to increase the interest in these great icons of our country. I am also amazed at the skill and care that the "keepers" have displayed in this endeavor.
I know that the days are dwindleing down as we watch and soon the fledgling will soon take a first attempt at flight.
KUDOS to you all and I will be donating as much $ as I can afford to see this continue.
|Posted by: freckles Jun 10 2006, 03:03 PM|
|watching from Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada with thanks!|
|Posted by: Patricia_guest Jun 10 2006, 03:17 PM|
|I watching from Port Hueneme, CA., and thoroughly enjoying seeing our little friend grow. It's hard to give up time so others can share. Good luck, little guy!|
|Posted by: helen b. Jun 14 2006, 03:11 PM|
|I am watching from Santa Barbara, California. This is such an amazing experience. I'd like to know how many schools are logged in, since this is so educational.|
|Posted by: marilynw Jun 14 2006, 07:21 PM|
|I'm watching in Dallas, Tx. Also watching the Maine eaglets and B.C. eaglets.|
|Posted by: javadog Jun 15 2006, 09:23 AM|
|WATCHING FROM CANADA|
|Posted by: Siren_bc Jun 15 2006, 02:56 PM|
|Watching from Alberta, Canada. What a wonderful experience being able to observe nest sites around the world.|
|Posted by: cow dog Jun 15 2006, 04:16 PM|
|Hi I am watching from Saskatchewan, Canada This is absolutly amazing.|
|Posted by: Leland Jun 15 2006, 09:11 PM|
|I am watching from Solvang California and enjoying every minute.|
|Posted by: grandma sally Jun 16 2006, 03:23 PM|
|Have been watching for a while...from Plymouth, IN...just south of the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. While on a golfing vacation in April in TN saw my first eagle soaring...took my breath away!|
|Posted by: grandma sally Jun 16 2006, 03:27 PM|
Watching from Plymouth, IN..just south of the Fighting Irish! Saw my first eagle soaring in TN while on a golfing vacation in April...took my breath away! Love the little guy. Also watch the baby on the eagle cam in Kent WA
|Posted by: amalphia Jun 16 2006, 05:57 PM|
|grandma sally.... I'm watching from around Tippecanoe Lake! Nice to have a "neighbor" on an Eagle thread! We do have a pair, or two, in our part of the state, last I heard, but I've only seen one, possibly two, in this area ever.... 'Though we are blessed with skys full of Red Tailed Hawks and the Turkey Vultures, both of which are joys to watch!|
|Posted by: tjred Jun 16 2006, 06:43 PM|
|I'm watching from Holly, MI USA.......... Too bad we don't have sound to go along with the cam.|
|Posted by: George Crawford Jun 23 2006, 07:21 AM|
|I'm watching from Wilmimgton MA, about 10 miles north of Boston. I heard of the Eagle Cam while on travel to LA, on channel 4 news. Been watching for a month now.|
|Posted by: vickieleehook Jun 23 2006, 07:48 AM|
|Watching from Scottsdale, AZ.|
|Posted by: Flyfree Jun 24 2006, 12:24 PM|
| Watching from Marietta, Georgia and enjoying it!
|Posted by: Nancy Jun 28 2006, 04:21 PM|
| Watching from Pleasant Hill, California
|Posted by: Nancy Jun 30 2006, 10:57 AM|
| It has been great watching this little guy...A much different experience from the BC live cam. Seems all the people do on that forum is complain complain and complain. You guys are doing a great job. Thanks for allowing me to experience and "fly like and eagle"
|Posted by: Watomblee Jul 1 2006, 08:11 AM|
|I am watching from Saticoy & log on several times a day. This is fascinating!!|
|Posted by: Jennifer Jul 2 2006, 03:47 PM|
|My husband and I have been watching the eaglet and also the Vancouver chicks from Cambria, California.|
|Posted by: Bea Jul 2 2006, 07:02 PM|
|Beautiful town Cambria. Amazing surroundings! Been there many times. Do you have eagles there that you know of? Personally I have never seen any there, but it wouldn't surprise me if there were some.|
|Posted by: Jennifer Jul 2 2006, 07:13 PM|
| Hello Bea,
Glad you like Cambria. We have lived here for 19 years and love it. Yes, we have eagles. Lots of golden eagles which roost on trees on our ranches. Lovely.
|Posted by: Bea Jul 2 2006, 07:22 PM|
|That's great to hear! Next time I'm there, I'll keep my eyes open for them! Maybe I'll get lucky and spot one somewhere.|
|Posted by: 3iggies_guest Jul 9 2006, 07:13 AM|
|Wathing from Sandusky Ohio!|
|Posted by: Guest Jul 9 2006, 07:41 AM|
| Watching from Holualoa, Hawaii (near Kailua-Kona on the Big Island)
|Posted by: haringibon Jul 9 2006, 08:40 AM|
|watching from manila, philippines.|
|Posted by: kborg Jul 9 2006, 09:45 AM|
|Watching since April from Rocklin, California|
|Posted by: Marjorie Warnix Jul 9 2006, 03:22 PM|
|I started watching about a month ago from Long Beach, CA. I wish I'd known about this eaglet from the beginning.|
|Posted by: Dusty0 Jul 9 2006, 06:46 PM|
|Dusty from China Lake, California! The 'Secret' city according to Reader's Digest, circa 1955 or so! We have Goldens up here in the Sierra, no Baldies!|
|Posted by: Karizzma, Salinas,CA Jul 10 2006, 09:44 AM|
| I have been watching from beginning.. Nature is wonderful..
I have also been watching two eaglets ready for fledging too!!
|Posted by: beth Jul 10 2006, 09:46 AM|
|I'm in Ridgecrest California.......A nice place to be from lol|
|Posted by: sully Jul 10 2006, 04:47 PM|
|Thousand Oaks, CA|
|Posted by: bunnyzpal Jul 10 2006, 07:51 PM|
|I'm watching today from SeaTac airport, yesterday I was watching from Whidby Island Navel Airstation Seaplane Base in Oak Harbor.....prior to that I watched from Mason Lake in Grapview Wa. near Bremerton. We are on vacation this week. prior to this time I have made watching our bird a hourly venture : previously watched from home in Lompoc I have been "enraptured"by this guy since the day I first read about him on the SB Newspress.|
|Posted by: Joanie Jul 10 2006, 09:29 PM|
|Watching from Peter's Landing Marina in Huntington Beach, CA where most everyone that comes by the office asks 'what's new with the eaglet?'.|
|Posted by: woolf2b Jul 11 2006, 07:05 PM|
|we are watching from philly and are so pleased that we are given this opportunity from the IWS.|
|Posted by: Eagle D Jul 11 2006, 09:57 PM|
|Claremont, California here...I've been watching for quite a while now and must say hats off to everyone involved.|
|Posted by: eaqlenut Jul 17 2006, 05:59 AM|
|I switch between this cam and the eagle eye cam in BC I am watching in Delta BC|
|Posted by: deb Jul 17 2006, 02:14 PM|
|I don't think I signed in - watching from Long Island, NY|
|Posted by: dorothy Jul 17 2006, 03:19 PM|
|Santa Barbara, California. I've been watching for a couple weeks now. Feel like it's "my bird" but I missed the first flight!|
|Posted by: Phyllis Jul 17 2006, 03:39 PM|
|Watching from Wickenburg Arizona... This adventure has been wonderful. Gonna miss him. Been a real treat! Phyllis|
|Posted by: countrylady_guest Jul 18 2006, 08:12 AM|
| Watching from the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley of California - thanks to all for
all your touching comments on # 49.....a special thank you to the staff on Santa
Cruz Island - you have made our viewing possible!!
|Posted by: Teddy_Neal Jul 19 2006, 05:21 PM|
| I'm watching from: Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge at Manila, Arkansas
Big Lake NWR was started in 1915 to provide habitat and protection for migrating and wintering birds. Big Lake has been important in the recovery of the bald eagle. Eagles came back to nest on the refuge in 1989 and have raised young every year since 1993.
Even though we have eagles close, we can't get close enough to watch and we have no cams.
|Posted by: saraoh Jul 20 2006, 06:22 AM|
|I've been watching from Santa Barbara for a couple months now. What a delight!|
|Posted by: Aline Jul 20 2006, 06:01 PM|
| I am watching Santa Cruz from Québec city in Canada. The city will celebrate it's 400th anniversay in 2008
I want to take this opportunity to thank the IWS team for their wonderful work.
I will return to watch come next season.
I also watch http://www.infotecbsi.com/wildlife/ Direct Link is: http://mms://array.galaxytelevision.net/hh001
And another http://www.briloon.org/ed/eagle/ Direct Link is: http://mms://win91va.audiovideoweb.com/va91winlive2005
|Posted by: jaftica Jul 21 2006, 04:28 AM|
| watching from cumming, ga 30040
just 'found' this site today. best site i've seen in a long time!! kudo's.
can't wait to show my kids.
|Posted by: Tasha Jul 21 2006, 05:35 AM|
|Im watching from central wisconsin. Love this site!!!|
|Posted by: Glady Jul 21 2006, 08:11 AM|
|I have been watching from Hackett's Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Posted by: Bixby Jul 21 2006, 05:35 PM|
|Watching from Vista, Calif, USA|
|Posted by: barbie from ohio Jul 22 2006, 01:59 PM|
|have enjoyed this forum and cam, felt so sorry for Lil always alone in the nest. thanks so much for having the cam and so glad Lil has made it back to the nest before the cam is shut down. Watching from Ashland, Ohio|
|Posted by: EAB Jul 23 2006, 08:11 PM|
|I've been watching from Houston, Texas.|
|Posted by: EagleEye_guest Jul 26 2006, 09:37 PM|
|[FONT=Optima][SIZE=14] I've been watching obsessively since I learned about this site since the first week in July from West Hills, CA in the west San Fernando Valley. Isn't nature grand!!!|
|Posted by: EagleEye_guest Jul 26 2006, 09:42 PM|
|I've been watching obsessively since I learned about this site since the first week in July in West Hills, CA in the west San Fernando Valley. Isn't nature grand!!!|
|Posted by: Eagle D Jul 26 2006, 11:01 PM|
| Hello to our unregistered guests...right now we have a fundraiser going on, in case you haven't read about it yet...please take a moment to register and read about at "The A-49 Cruzers"...just by registering on as a member of this discussion board and being one of the first 250 to do it, you will be entered to win for our raffle scheduled for Sept 14th...give if you can, we are trying to adopt as many nests as we can, and every little bit helps...once again welcome aboard.
|Posted by: JillyB Jul 30 2006, 06:35 PM|
|Watching from Chicago since early June. Loving every minute of it!|
|Posted by: pam0097 Aug 1 2006, 06:49 AM|
|Watching from Austin, Texas.
Love this web site and all of the wonderful information and pictures. Thanks to all of you.
|Posted by: jwnix_guest Aug 2 2006, 01:12 PM|
| I am watching Santa Cruz from Avery Island, LA USA
|Posted by: rutuki Aug 3 2006, 01:21 PM|
|Quite a while ago i was reading 'where are you watching from' and some one said their daughter works at 'noaa' . my son also works there and was wondering what her name is . so if that person is still monitoring messages , could you please repeat her name . thank you . by the way , we are in waterford,conn.|
|Posted by: Guest Aug 5 2006, 08:50 AM|
|We are watching the Santa Cruz nest from Riverside, Ca.|
|Posted by: Eagle Duo Aug 5 2006, 08:57 AM|
We are watching the Santa Cruz nest from Riverside, Ca.
It helps if you log in first.
|Posted by: Joan Aug 5 2006, 05:05 PM|
|Watching from Orlando, this has been an amazing ride and I wish to thank all who have participated in making this possible.|
|Posted by: Lana Aug 6 2006, 09:44 AM|
| Watching from home in Canyon Country/Santa Clarita, CA.
Also watch from work in Camarillo, CA.
|Posted by: cjrichardsbass Aug 7 2006, 02:59 PM|
|Watching from Ventura|
|Posted by: Lou Aug 20 2006, 10:31 AM|
|Watching from Carpinteria, CA and sometimes from Ventura.|
|Posted by: Larma16 Aug 20 2006, 12:59 PM|
|hmmm I thought I had said where I was but couldn't find it... so here it is again.. I am in Lompoc CA. I was watching the Maine nest and Santa Cruz nest... now I watch others plus the bear cam.|
|Posted by: Bee Aug 20 2006, 06:44 PM|
|I am watching from Lancaster CA, home of aviation and thoroughly enjoy all the posts and forums. You are really great!|
|Posted by: Hulabird Aug 20 2006, 09:00 PM|
|Welcome Bee. I noticed this was your first and only post. I hope you're not shy around this bunch! We are a friendly lot. Join in the fun! And that goes for the rest of you lurkers too!|
|Posted by: saraoh Aug 25 2006, 11:12 AM|
| I am watching from Santa Barbara, both on the webcam and actually from the mainland! I can see Santa Cruz Island sometime most every day. I always think of the eagles when I look in that direction, wishing I had eagle eyes so I could see them from here!
My e-mail address years ago was "sbeaglewatcher". I had no idea how true that would be one day.
I've been enthralled with all wildlife and domestic animals all my life. I'm especially drawn to eagles, having observed them for years in Alaska and the San Juan Islands in Washington state. I don't really want to travel anywhere I cannot see them! I've seen an eagle nest (with parent and chicks) up close on an uninhabited island in the San Juans. How spectacular!
And how blessed to be able to witness the whole process from egg to fledge, and thanks to the IWS crew even beyond that! I'm a totally addicted to it all.
|Posted by: wendybacalar Aug 30 2006, 03:35 PM|
| I am new to this forum but am watching from Quintana Roo Mexico. I am originally from N. California.
I watched the Saanich nest in B.C. Canada every day from May until Aug. and this nest on and off for the last few months. I am very excited about following the eagles on this island - I have been getting updates from a friend on another eagle forum and decided to join so I can get them myself!
|Posted by: Teddy_Neal Aug 30 2006, 03:38 PM|
| Welcome, Wendy!
Enjoy the forum!!!
|Posted by: cessna Aug 30 2006, 07:04 PM|
|Hi everyone! I watch from Arroyo Grande California which is on the Central Coast. I didn't know about the eagle cams till late in July. But once found I became addicted. My favorite was the Vancouver Island BC, because of the sound and the forums with the daily recount of events and videos and pictures. The Maine eagle cam had sound but very very faint. I didn't even realize that Channel Island had a forum and don't even remember signing up Honestly! I will have to read back in these forums for accounts of 49 before I saw him/her. I did observe 49 one day back in the 1st of August for over an hour in the nest with a parent on the branch. The eaglet was manteling over some food but would not eat while the parent was there watching. 49 even turned away from parent and still manteling for another 15-20 minutes till it finally ate for 15-20 minutes. The parent waited out till the eaglet was finished then flew to the branch in the nest. eaglet hopped over to parent bowed head and the parent walked over to see if the food was all eaten and then flew off. That was my best of many times watching interactions of this great eagle family. Where else could you see the entire episode if not for web cams. I just wish they would add sound so that we could listen in. One day I hope to visit Santa Cruz Island it is not that far from me.|
|Posted by: Teddy_Neal Aug 30 2006, 07:20 PM|
| Welcome, Cessna!
Enjoy the forum!!!
|Posted by: Bea Aug 30 2006, 10:06 PM|
|Hello Wendy and Cessna and welcome!! You are gonna like it here. We have a great goup of friends, and there is always room for more! So don't be shy or afraid to ask any questions. Someone here WILL help you!!|
|Posted by: Bea Aug 30 2006, 11:51 PM|
Cessna, that was an excellent post on what activities you observed at the nest. You HAVE to be here with us when the activities start up again.
Regarding sound at the nest, you will be happy to know that the IWS wishes the same, and they are working on it, hopefully (most likely?) for this coming nesting season.
BTW: A49 turned out to be female, after we had all thought she was male for a long time.
|Posted by: Hulabird Aug 31 2006, 03:08 AM|
| Hi Cessna, glad you made it! Please join us for the long wait unitl rebuilding of the nest commences. We have a lot of fun here and look forward to getting to know you better.
I used to live in Arroyo Grande (as well as several of the other little towns in the area). I worked at California Men's Colony but that was a lot of years ago. I left SLO county in 1994 and moved to Napa. The whole area is beautiful.
|Posted by: cdn-cdn Aug 31 2006, 06:04 AM|
|Welcome to Wendy and Cessna. Glad you've joined the group!|
|Posted by: Bird Aug 31 2006, 08:54 AM|
| I'm watching from Sherman Oaks, California.
I wish I could remember how I found out about the webcam.
|Posted by: Joanie Aug 31 2006, 06:42 PM|
|Welcome to wendybacalar, cessna, and Bird! And thanks for checking in... always fun to know where others are watching from and, Bird, I grew up in the Valley (Encino, actually, but at the Sherman Oaks end of it) and, as I recall, there were a lot of us here that had spent some time during their lives in 'your neck of the woods'.|
|Posted by: cessna Aug 31 2006, 07:45 PM|
|Thank you everyone for the warm welcome. I'm glad A49 or Cruz as some say is a girl. She sure has personality doesn't she. I so hope they get sound for the next nesting season, so often you would she her crying away in the nest but no sound. That will give us the complete experince like some of us had with lil Sid and big Vic in Canada. I for sure will be using the forum to post happenings and view other peoples happenings.|
|Posted by: whalewtch1 Sep 6 2006, 11:10 AM|
|It seen that I have a new member to my family in the backyard and surrounding area. One of the Channel Islands Eagles, I have some photos that I will need to post. But this is not very common for Fontana Calif. He has only been around for about two weeks.|
|Posted by: Eagle D Sep 6 2006, 11:17 AM|
We have been looking in the Fontana area for this bird...were you ablet o read a number on the tag? I spent two days in Fontant last week looking myself. I know that we'll all look forward to the photos real soon.
|Posted by: Naturegal Sep 6 2006, 11:36 AM|
|Darrell - is this the eagle that was seen on the freeway?|
|Posted by: Eagle D Sep 6 2006, 11:39 AM|
It's possible...it's in the area and I've recieved e-mail from another person who thinks there may be a family living locally in the area...people are looking and these photos, especially with a wing tag will go along way to helping us solve the mystery.
|Posted by: MaMiMoBa Mom Sep 6 2006, 12:10 PM|
|OMG! How cool is this! I can't wait to see the photos!|
|Posted by: cdn-cdn Sep 6 2006, 01:10 PM|
|This is going to be very interesting! I'm looking forward to your photos, Whalewatch. It is wonderful that you were able to get some pictures.|
|Posted by: Hulabird Sep 6 2006, 01:30 PM|
|MaMiMoBa Mom, I'm on the phone with my mom right now and she is cracking up at you waving at her while you drove by her exit. She said she was worried about her neighbors wondering is she was one of "those people" while she was waving back at you!|
|Posted by: Hulabird Sep 6 2006, 02:09 PM|
| Not that its "wrong" to be one of "those people"
---Jerry Seinfeld (with a twist)
|Posted by: Eagle Guy Sep 6 2006, 04:24 PM|
|I'm very interested in seeing the photos. I came out searching for the bird last week with a radio receiver and got nothing, so if it is a Catalina bird, it has lost its transmitter.|
|Posted by: ElaineRuth Sep 6 2006, 05:44 PM|
| Ohhhh, this is so exciting............ I'm all atwitter!!
|Posted by: Patti Sep 6 2006, 05:54 PM|
|Very exciting about this eagle sighting, and like the rest of you, I'm eagerly awaiting the photos posting. You know, this is almost beats the weekly Update. I said "almost."|
|Posted by: MaMiMoBa Mom Sep 6 2006, 06:01 PM|
yeah, too bad I was incorrect in the exit department. She was waving, I was beeping... it's a miracle I made it to Pittsbugh safely! Can you tell its hard for me to focus???
|Posted by: Bea Sep 6 2006, 11:25 PM|
| Dear whalewtch1,
as you can see we are all eagerly awaiting news and pictures from you. Please post your pictures as soon as you can as the Institute, as well as we, are quite worried about this eagle. Or e-mail Dr. Sharpe directly (Eagle Guy).
Thank you so much for posting and letting us know about this.
|Posted by: Troth Sep 7 2006, 06:27 AM|
|This is excellent news, maybe the mystery will be solved after all.|
|Posted by: Patti Sep 7 2006, 09:44 AM|
| Hi, Whalewtch1; it is true, we would all love to see the photos. If you're having trouble posting them, I think Bea has a good idea in that you could send them directly to Dr. Sharpe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter could then post them for you.
Peter's voice mail is (310) 510-2728.
I have written his FAX number the same as his voice mail, but I am doubting myself on this. I could have goofed on the fax number.
Hope to hear from you soon~~Thanks for your exciting news!
|Posted by: Eagle Guy Sep 11 2006, 10:36 AM|
|whalewtch1 e-mailed me a few photos today, and it appears that the bird is a golden eagle with orange wing markers, as I was hoping. I've e-mailed the Wildlife Research Institute in San Diego, which tagged this bird. I may be one of the two eaglets they released from a hacking tower, one of which came from a nest on Santa Cruz.|
|Posted by: Eagle Duo Sep 11 2006, 10:39 AM|
|Thanks for the update, Dr. Sharpe. We've been wondering.|
|Posted by: Joanie Sep 11 2006, 10:43 AM|
| Yay! Sounds like the mystery is solved...
'Good eye', whalewtch1 !
|Posted by: CarolAnn Sep 11 2006, 11:26 AM|
|Thank you Dr. Sharpe for taking the time to update us on the Fontana eagle. I know a lot of us were wondering. . . and concerned!! Thank you, too, to whalewtch1 for following up on this!|
|Posted by: Patti Sep 11 2006, 12:18 PM|
| Good to hear about the golden eagle--and a big thank you to Whalewtch1 for getting photos of the eagle. Thank you for the update, Peter. I was wondering about this story, too.
|Posted by: Eagle D Sep 11 2006, 01:01 PM|
| Good to hear the mystery is solved and I'll be looking for it in the Fontana area whenever I'm out there. Would it be possible to post the photo's? I love to see what it was I spent two afternoons looking for.
|Posted by: Cumbrian Sep 11 2006, 03:31 PM|
|Thank you Dr.Sharpe and whalewtch1....mystery solved!|
|Posted by: Troth Sep 12 2006, 07:16 AM|
|Thank you whalewtch1 and Peter. This is a mystery solved. What a small world, that this eagle was once a Santa Cruz Eagle. Six degrees of seperation in the eagle community.|
|Posted by: Teddy_Neal Oct 20 2006, 06:48 PM|
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Oct 23 2006, 08:29 AM|
|Watching from Emmitsburg, MD. Just found this forum, hope to be able to contribute during the upcoming season!|
|Posted by: Teddy_Neal Oct 23 2006, 08:43 AM|
|Welcome to the board, Paula!|
|Posted by: Hulabird Oct 23 2006, 08:58 AM|
|Welcome Paula. Are you the one who hosts that eaglet momster website we just found?|
|Posted by: Cumbrian Oct 23 2006, 12:32 PM|
|Welcome Paula.........you know what I am going to say don't you?............Please head over to the Who are you/Where from thread...........put a small Bio in there..........love to get to know you. Thanks.|
|Posted by: Naturegal Oct 23 2006, 04:23 PM|
|Welcome Paula - looking forward to your input when our nest gets busy again.|
|Posted by: ElaineRuth Oct 23 2006, 07:04 PM|
Yea!!!! Another East Nester!! And a Yankee, too (yes, you are. We claim you).
Even tho my bio says North Carolina and I've been here since 1965, in my heart I'll always be a Yankee, especially in the Fall and Winter!!!
Let's see: Nancy, Harpo, myself and you......... that makes four. If I have missed anyone, make yourself known now.
Now Denny...... don't know where to place him. I believe he will claim to be an East Nester living in the South.
|Posted by: Nancy Oct 23 2006, 07:09 PM|
|Welcome Paula....Let us hear from you. This is a great group as I'm sure you have already found out. Do enjoy|
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Oct 30 2006, 07:31 PM|
Yes, Hula, that is how I found out about this forum. Someone put up my links page on here. I didn't know it existed till then!
|Posted by: Teddy_Neal Oct 30 2006, 07:36 PM|
Since someone from here put up a link to you page, you can trace it back to here?
Or any link we add somewhere, the owners can trace to where we posted it?
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Oct 30 2006, 07:54 PM|
I thought that's where I was!
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Oct 30 2006, 07:57 PM|
I was able to see it by looking at my website statistics. Apparently was getting a lot of hits from here, and it showed me from where. I am still learning how to track that stuff!
|Posted by: Tiger Nov 2 2006, 10:38 PM|
| I'm actually MIB from Eagle Duo. This is the name I lurk under when I'm at work and should be actually working. It also helps me to not mess up Eagle Duo's reading history so Jann knows what she has read. I rarely post under this name and when I do it was usually a mistake because I forgot I was logged in as Tiger. When you see an anonymous member, it is probably me.
|Posted by: Bea Nov 2 2006, 10:54 PM|
|That is so funny MIB! I've actually chatted with you before, thinking you were somebody else! Why confess now?|
|Posted by: Tiger Nov 2 2006, 11:04 PM|
I wasn't very good at keeping my secret identity secret. I kept screwing up so I decided to let everyone know. It gives me a little freedom to chat now and then as Tiger without worrying about it.
I'm an Eagleholic.
|Posted by: peppermint Nov 3 2006, 10:11 AM|
|Tiger/MIB: I had NOOOOO idea!! You sneak! Do we get to count you twice as being on the trip to SC?|
|Posted by: Tiger Nov 3 2006, 11:37 AM|
Since Jann and I were both on the trip, we should both count.
|Posted by: peppermint Nov 3 2006, 01:10 PM|
|ED: of course you are both counted.....Eagle DUO, as in TWO...ok...no DOUBLE credit for Tiger!|
|Posted by: Eagle Duo Nov 3 2006, 01:43 PM|
|And double trouble doesn't count in this instance, DH!|
|Posted by: KLJinOz Nov 3 2006, 06:17 PM|
|I'm bumping this to get rid of alex spammer as top thread!|
|Posted by: Joyce NJ Nov 6 2006, 08:01 AM|
| Hi everyone! My name is Joyce, I am from Barrington NJ. I found out about this site from Hula. We both post at another forum. I have been watching bald eagles in my area of South Jersey for about 10 years now. I also travel to Marlyand to watch the eagles at Conowingo Dam.
|Posted by: Hulabird Nov 6 2006, 08:06 AM|
|Welcome Joyce! So happy you made it over! Take a look around and jump on in. The nest is soft!|
|Posted by: Ojai Hikers Nov 6 2006, 09:11 AM|
|Welcome Joyce, Nice to have you here. I look forward to getting to know you better.|
|Posted by: cdn-cdn Nov 6 2006, 10:19 AM|
| Hello to Joyce. You'll like it here!
|Posted by: Joyce NJ Nov 6 2006, 01:50 PM|
| Thank you for the nice welcome ojai Hikers and cdn-cdn!
|Posted by: peppermint Nov 6 2006, 01:55 PM|
|Welcome, Joyce!!! Hope you like it here as much as we do!|
|Posted by: Nancy Nov 6 2006, 03:02 PM|
|Welcome Joyce...Love your avatar it is the back end of mine You will enjoy this group.|
|Posted by: Cumbrian Nov 6 2006, 03:03 PM|
| Welcome Joyce....hope that you will enjoy our forum..........we sure do!
There is another thread over on the Observations forum Who are you?/Where from? If you feel inclined to tell us a little more about yourself please pop in there and post a short ...or long..bio!
|Posted by: Naturegal Nov 6 2006, 04:29 PM|
|Welcome Joyce, hope you enjoy this experience as much as we do. Love your avatar.|
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Nov 6 2006, 08:23 PM|
Do you watch them in the fall? I have read about them gathering there and I heard they stop there on their migration south.
|Posted by: Hulabird Nov 6 2006, 09:27 PM|
|My family used to go fishing for our catfish frys there once a year. I never caught anything because I couldn't stand killing the worm so I sat and watched and ate toasted marshmellows. It is a beautiful place!|
|Posted by: Joyce NJ Nov 7 2006, 01:57 AM|
| Thank you all for this warm welcome.
Paula, yes I do watch the eagles at Conowingo in the Fall, in fact I go there anytime of the year to watch them. There are what we call the "regulars" that stay all year, then the migrating eagles. On a good day in the Fall at Conowingo Dam you can see 30+ eagles. They also have a nature trail you can walk and more times than not we have spotted eagles in the trees. It's a great place to eagle watch!
Not too far from the Dam there is a farm that has an eagles nest on it, it is so close to the road, we have watched many eaglets raised in that nest.
BTW it was at that farm 8 years ago that a sick cat came screaming out of the woods and came right to me! She was skinny, full of fleas and ticks, her one eye was shut tight with infection...well thousands of dollars later that cat named "Amber" has been living with us and is happy as can be! Ambers eye is damaged from the infection, she sees an eye specialist in Delaware every 6 months and will have to have eye drops in her eye the rest of her life...but she was worth the money...she is a great cat!!
|Posted by: KLJinOz Nov 7 2006, 03:14 AM|
| Welcome Joyce, love your Amber story, have a picture of her to share? Post over in Family Pix or Everything Else under Video and Media thread.
|Posted by: peppermint Nov 7 2006, 05:14 PM|
|Joyce: that's a wonderful rescue story about Amber...hope you can post a photo of her for us!|
|Posted by: margiew Nov 7 2006, 10:12 PM|
|Welcome Joyce, your avitar is great. I'm a cat person so I really appreciate the avitar and Amber. This group is really friendly as you will discover. How wonderful that you can eagle watch almost at will!|
|Posted by: Vickie May 23 2007, 09:10 AM|
|Watching from Yuma, Arizona and loving every minute of it!|
|Posted by: Michele Jun 8 2007, 09:29 PM|
| Hi everyone.....I'm watching from El Dorado Hills, California.....in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas.
|Posted by: v.williams Jun 9 2007, 11:54 AM|
|Hi All --- I have been watching from Laguna Beach CA since a couple of days before the egg on Santa Cruz hatched. Don't remember how I found the webcam site, and was fortunate to be tuned in at the time A63 emerged from his/her egg! I just joined this chat site a few days ago. Reading the posts from all you friendly people is fascinating -- and educational! Wasn't yesterday the most exciting day: watching A63 get banded??!!|
|Posted by: sherry91320 Jun 10 2007, 03:01 PM|
Hope this area adds dollars for Peter.
I'm watched from Newbury Park, California since Cruz was hatched.
|Posted by: Tiger Jun 10 2007, 03:11 PM|
| Welcome to sherry91320, v.williams, Michele, and Vickie. This certainly counts for Peter's fund sherry.
|Posted by: Vickie Jun 10 2007, 09:26 PM|
| Thank you Tiger for the welcome. What is "dollars for Peter" about?
I also watched the banding of A63, it was very interesting. I Had no ideal how big the nest was, (or the baby for that matter) until the man was actually in the nest! Absolutely fasinating to be able to watch. A big thank you to everyone who makes this possible!
|Posted by: Tiger Jun 11 2007, 01:00 AM|
| Peter is the lead Biologist on Catalina Island. He also takes care of all the Channel Islands including Santa Cruz. The money we raise for him helps him with expenses like video tapes so we can see the special video they will come out with shortly for the banding event.
|Posted by: alpha1 Jun 13 2007, 03:59 PM|
| watching from battle creek ,michigan
my family thinks i am nuts,for watching eagles online for hours at the time.
I LOVE IT
|Posted by: Joanie Jun 13 2007, 04:48 PM|
|Welcome aboard, alpha1! Glad you 'announced' yourself ! You're in good company.... I think we ALL have someone in our 'circle' that questions our sanity on a regular basis when we go on and on and on about 'our' eagles!|
|Posted by: alpha1 Jun 13 2007, 07:00 PM|
| thank you for the "welcome "joanie
i play catch up every day after work,reading the forums postings,making sure all are doing fine.
i talk about them at work and coworkers just look at me funny
but i dont care ,i love this ......and am gratefull to all who bring this to me........THANK YOU
|Posted by: Tiger Jun 13 2007, 10:53 PM|
Welcome Alpha1. You are our kind of eagleholic.
|Posted by: colecuts1 Jul 5 2007, 04:49 AM|
| I am watching from Closter, NJ - in the northeastern corner of NJ close to the Hudson River and NY border.
I found out about the Santa Cruz Island cam when I saw Limuw's banding video on June 26th. I became hooked immediately (on both the cam and the forum). The eagles are amazing. What great work!
|Posted by: Cumbrian Jul 5 2007, 09:34 AM|
Hi colecuts1 .... that is so cool that you found us from watching the Banding day videos.
Hope you will post again ... love to hear from our new members.
|Posted by: Eagle Duo Jul 5 2007, 09:45 AM|
|Harpo.....you have a neighbor!|
|Posted by: harpo516 Jul 5 2007, 09:53 AM|
|So I see - the east coast watchers are getting closer to me! LOL|
|Posted by: colecuts1 Jul 5 2007, 10:17 AM|
| Thanks for the welcome - looking forward to sharing some great fun with you all! I will post on daily chat and nest observations from time to time - I am a bit of a lurker!
Hi Harpo and East coasters!
|Posted by: Eagle Duo Jul 5 2007, 10:25 AM|
I used to be a lurker.
|Posted by: harpo516 Jul 5 2007, 10:55 AM|
I was a lurker tooooo
|Posted by: Bea Jul 7 2007, 01:47 PM|
|Yea..... right,... Harpo and Jann the lurkers, ...right.|
|Posted by: Eagle Duo Jul 7 2007, 01:56 PM|
|Note we both used past tense. Just shows what this forum did to us s*y blondes!|
|Posted by: Bea Jul 7 2007, 02:03 PM|
I-for one-am glad you two got over all your s*yness and are here to p*ay!!
|Posted by: Angelfish321 Aug 30 2007, 01:55 PM|
|I live in Austin, Texas. The company I work for supports the Nature Conservancy from which I found the Nest Cam courtesy of the IWS. One look at A-63 Limuw got me hooked. I just used to read everyone's posts, especially the updates from the IWS biologists. Since Limuw's passing, I have posted only a few times in order to console my broken heart. I can not wait for next year's baby baldies!!!|
|Posted by: harpo516 Aug 30 2007, 04:53 PM|
|Bea I was a BIG TIME lurker and then Jann drug me onto the forum - okay - I willingly just jumped in but it took a while! Now look what's happened ..|
|Posted by: Flyfree Nov 25 2007, 10:21 AM|
|Watching from Marietta, GA|
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Nov 25 2007, 10:43 AM|
|Welcome, Flyfree! Glad to have you join us!|
|Posted by: VA_RDH Mar 14 2008, 02:35 PM|
| watching from Norfolk, VA area
|Posted by: purpleagle Mar 19 2008, 09:15 PM|
|Hmmmm...I thought I had posted here a long time ago. I do just lurk but registered a long time ago. I'm watching from San Antonio, TX and have been for a couple of years!|
|Posted by: Bea Mar 24 2008, 01:05 PM|
|Hi Purpleagal, don't be shy, jump on over to Chat or Nest Obs, that's where we hang out all day|
|Posted by: chearyshe Apr 3 2008, 09:59 PM|
| Oh, cool, my post got lost in cyberspace (or got sent twice). Anyway, I'm watching from Israel (wow), like the Holy Land, far across the sea. I'm an eagle addict....for sure!
Geula in Israel!!
|Posted by: Bea Apr 3 2008, 10:06 PM|
| Hi chearyshe/Geula and WELCOME!!!
Just wait till Ojaihikers hears that you are watching from Israel. She's gonna love you to pieces!!
|Posted by: trackgirl Apr 4 2008, 07:07 AM|
| Watching from Edwardsville Illinois - 20 minutes from St. Louis Missouri
Loving every minute of this bird watching
|Posted by: Hulabird Apr 4 2008, 09:32 PM|
|I lurked for about 3.5 minutes but that's just because I'm painfully shy. I hope you peeps will come over to chat and jump in the nest with us.|
|Posted by: jbutterfield52 Apr 5 2008, 05:15 AM|
|Good Morning from the Finger Lakes region of NYS. I only lurked for a day and then decided to join and have become a pretty faithful nest watcher. I am sharing it all with two kindergarten classes who are delighting in the babies and hopefully, learning about eagles and birds in general. Birds are one of the science topics that we delve into and it just so happens that for one class that is happening concurrently. So thanks to all for the observations, videos and stills. I can't watch the Neokast nests at work but have shared some of the icaptured incubation videos at school. I look forward to hanging out here for years to come.|
|Posted by: ChuckThePhotographer Apr 6 2008, 12:15 PM|
|I am watching from Morro Bay CA. I got lucky and got a picture of what turned out to be A-29 flying right over my head near Ventura CA. I googled bald eagle tagging california and voila, came up with this great camera site!!|
|Posted by: KLJinOz Apr 6 2008, 02:29 PM|
|Welcome aboard Chuck, we look forward to any photos you have of not only eagles but anything! (there is an 'everything else' thread!)|
|Posted by: Fritzer Apr 6 2008, 05:37 PM|
| Hey, everyone! I'm Robin. I live in N.J. and work from home as a scopist. One of my clients sent me the Eagle Cam link. I checked it out, it was "nice." I did enjoy the sound effects and decided to minimize the window and let it stream. Suddenly, I saw there was another eagle involved in this nest. During a switch, I discovered there were eggs in the nest and the next day, I saw a poof of gray wiggling about! Needless to say, I'm hooked, I've driven my cyber friends nuts with my observations. They ask how my new neice and nephew are doing.
After seeing the egg I did decide I better get more informed on what I was involved in here. I dare not download the software to give me access to the other cameras or I'll surely never get any work done. I do take out some time to watch the videos!
Thanks to all who are involved in bringing this into our homes, offices, and schools.
|Posted by: Karen Orange County Apr 7 2008, 07:58 AM|
|Robin ("Fritzer"), what's a "scopist"?|
|Posted by: hedi Apr 7 2008, 09:58 AM|
| Hi, I know what a Scopist is.
I work in the Courts so I can tell you a Scopist translates the Court Reporters notes.
(I hope I am right in this case)
|Posted by: Fritzer Apr 7 2008, 04:55 PM|
| Yes, Hedi, that's basically what it is. The more detailed (and possibly boring) explanation is that the court reporter's notes are translated into text from steno via specialized software. Then the reporter will send the transcript to a scopist, if they don't do it themselves, who will insert or correct punctuation, fix things that have translated incorrectly or not at all, research spellings and terminology. All using the same type of software the reporter is using.
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster Apr 8 2008, 06:57 PM|
| Howdy Chuck! Morro Bay is just beautiful. I spent one night there last year on my trip to the Channel Islands and California. What a lovely place to live!
And Welcome to all the newbies! Yes, please just jump right in!
|Posted by: betsy Apr 9 2008, 04:55 PM|
| Hi Chearyshe I used to talked to you over at the NBG chat. Good to see you made it over here. Right now more excitement here. And the people and this forum are just great. Remember to read the IWS report every wednesday night. The biologist report to us about all the nests.
Hope to see you posting on the NO board. Take care!
|Posted by: LeicaEagle Apr 11 2008, 03:21 PM|
| Greetings from suburban Philadelphia, from Bryn Mawr Pa.!
I was informed of this great site by a friend who is a fellow Avian Photographer hence why Leica is part of my name here. I find it challanging to shoot birds of any sort and raptors are hard to get here. Aside from the green eagles who play a game on sundays from late summer to mid winter the only ones i have here are Hawks.
I was a ranger for our National Park service for 27 years but never had the pleasure to work at sites other than Historical sites. I love the diligence the staff does and the ability to get up close and view the nesting without getting attacked.
In the past I came too too close to a nesting red tail hawk here and was driven off. Fortunately The protective parent allowed me to keep my scalp and ears.
|Posted by: Ojai Hikers Apr 11 2008, 06:55 PM|
| Welcome Leicaeagle.
We hope you post some of your photos. We love all wildlife and raptors.
Here are a couple of links for you.
Daily Forum Chat Thread..http://z7.invisionfree.com/CHIL_EagleCAM/index.php?showforum=2
Nest observation thread. http://z7.invisionfree.com/CHIL_EagleCAM/index.php?act=SF&s=&f=5
|Posted by: armkar1 Apr 13 2008, 09:51 PM|
| Hi I watch from Manchester, WA. Located across Puget Sound from Seattle, WA. I started my Eagle Watching when a friend of mine in CA sent me the link for BRI and the Maine Nest of which she was watching. It didn't take me very long before I was hooked! Last year those eagles had tragedy hit on Patriot's Day and lost their babies after a terrible storm. They couldn't keep them warm enough.
This year those eagles are keeping everyone guessing and on the blog there, I was given a link to here and registered and I am so happy I did! Now I find myself watching numerous nests at the same time in CA and the Maine Nest, and at times I have heard my family members whisper " Do You Think She Needs Therapy!" What they don't realize is THIS IS MY THERAPY! NO BETTER THERAPY OUT THERE!
Happy and Content Watching
|Posted by: kmlc58 Apr 14 2008, 05:13 PM|
|Watching from Woodhaven MI. Hello to everyone.|
|Posted by: Cumbrian Apr 14 2008, 07:14 PM|
| kmic 58 ....
Hope that you will join us over in Chat ...
Here is the link ... http://z7.invisionfree.com/CHIL_EagleCAM/index.php?showtopic=2344&st=0
and ... Nest Observations ... http://z7.invisionfree.com/CHIL_EagleCAM/index.php?showtopic=2343&st=0
|Posted by: kmlc58 Apr 16 2008, 03:30 AM|
| I'm Kathy, from Woodhaven, MI. I'm a grandmother of 6. I also serve on the Woodhaven city council.
I have been an active gardener for as many years as I can remember. In recent years I had my backyard certified as a wildlife habitate. I plant to encourage wildlife to visit. This year in February I had a visit from a junvenile Coopers hawk, he stayed for two hours. I posted some pix on myspace if anyone would care to check them out. myspace.com/kmlc58 go into my pictures to see the hawk and some other wildlife that has visited.
I came upon the Eagles because I was looking for info on the hawk, I have been hooked ever since.
I would like to thank everyone that works so hard to bring these great creatures back to abundance so they will be around for a long time.
|Posted by: SCWabbit Apr 19 2008, 06:16 AM|
| Hi, I am Lynne from Hilton Head, SC. Started watching about 2 weeks ago and check the nest many times a day. Enjoy when I can watch the feedings. The chicks have really grown. We have a wildlife sanctuary behind us. I have birdhouses out back and right now a chickadee nest and bluebird babies. I am hoping the bluebirds will have their usual 3 nests. I have a camera to put in the house so I can watch on a small TV I will hook it up to. I have passed the webcam site on to friends.
I did a post the other day, probably put it in the wrong thread, it has disappeared.
|Posted by: Cloudbursting Apr 30 2008, 06:16 PM|
| Hi Everyone,
I'm Chris, watching from Lawrence, Kansas. I found the IWS website after we started watching three nests around Lawrence and I wanted to learn more about eagles. Of course, I am in love with all of them. :-) They are amazing. More about that when I get around to posting my bio (and pictures too). Things have been a bit hectic here work-wise, but I wanted to make my first post and say hello. I work from home and love checking in on the nests off and on all day and reading the discussion.
|Posted by: cristine1 Apr 30 2008, 07:28 PM|
| My name is Cristine and I teach 3rd grade in Colorado. I started watching the eagles on Victoria Island last year, and so this spring, I decided to search for some more eagle info. That's when I found you all!! I came in right around the time the first egg hatched in the PH nest. How exciting it has all been!!
My 13 year old son and I have since become addictted and you can hear sweet bird calls from all the computers in our house (and my classroom!)
Thanks to all of you savy folks who graciously post videos and pics of the PH and other nests and to Dr. Sharp, Stephani and the others who make this all possible.
This is such an awesome adventure but sometimes also bittersweet. I only say that because my heart is somewhat broken having watched the littlest chick on PH as he/she has struggled to survive. Today, it was as if it had given up trying to get food.
I do hope nature lightens up on this little sweetie soon!
|Posted by: Cumbrian Apr 30 2008, 09:28 PM|
| Chris ... and welcome!
Looking forward to learning more about you when you post your bio ...
|Posted by: Cumbrian Apr 30 2008, 09:33 PM|
| Cristine ... we 'spoke' when you posted in NW ...
Try to just enjoy the experience of watching the eaglets as they develop and grow. The younger chick is finding different ways to get fed.
Sometimes .. like today ... there wasn't a lot of food .. but the other day both chicks were full to bursting and had full crops at the end of the day.
|Posted by: beetlelady May 1 2008, 09:18 PM|
|Waldport, Oregon - can't get enough. This is WONDERFUL!|
|Posted by: Betchem May 4 2008, 04:16 AM|
| Hello from Mobile, AL (the heart of Dixie), I just have to say I have been watching the nest cam now for almost 2 weeks and cannot get any work done around the house...it is so amazing to see how these little guys are growing...
Last night I watched as mom brought in a sea gull for the hungry babies and watched at the feathers flew..then a little later dad dropped off a fish....what a sight to watch mom and dad take such good care of their little guys...
Thanks for allowing me to be a part of this wonderful website.........
|Posted by: mdwatcher123 May 5 2008, 02:05 PM|
|Hi from northeastern Maryland. These cams are definately addictive. does anyone else watch the three chicks in the Shepardstown, WV nest. My husband and I can't stay away from the cam. http://www.fws.gov/nctc/cam/ There is sound now, too.|
|Posted by: Paula eaglet momster May 6 2008, 05:47 AM|
| Welcome mdwatcher, from another Marylander. Please join in on the blog anytime!
|Posted by: lmorton2001 May 20 2008, 01:13 PM|
|Watching from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Just joined the forum last week, and my first post was yesterday while watching the tragedy at PH. I am so hoping that Skye and Spirit will be all right and will be soaring over the earth someday.|
|Posted by: lisamorse76 May 20 2008, 01:24 PM|
|I am watching from Alma, Michigan. I joined yesterday after the tragic event at PH. My blessings go out to to Spirit, Skye and all of those involved in the rescue efforts. You are a group of wonderful people.|
|Posted by: HeatherB May 20 2008, 02:04 PM|
|I too am watching from Alma, Michigan. I have been an avid bird watcher, ie...the birds in my front yard... for some time. I came across the cam for the PH nest in April of this year and began watching it every day. I am hooked!|
|Posted by: joycelap May 20 2008, 05:17 PM|
My name is Joyce LaPointe and I am watching from Coral Springs, Florida.
I started watching the eggs before they were born and then yesterday saw what happened and found the discussion board to hear all about it. This is a great way to find out what is going on. I actually never even knew what their names were until yesterday. Thank you for letting me join.
|Posted by: acandzoey May 20 2008, 06:08 PM|
|Hi, I'm watching from St. Helens, Oregon.|
|Posted by: beautifuleagles May 22 2008, 03:44 PM|
|Hi.......watching from Watkins Glen, New York. I work at our elementary school and a teacher had sent this web page and I bookmarked it to my computer at home and at school. I have been watching it since Skye and Spirit were born. I can truly say I was hooked on them as soon as I started watching them. I am an animal lover, so it's not a surprise to me to feel this way. I was totally devastated when I read about what happened and then watched it. I can say, without embarrassment, that I cried my heart out. Like so many said they are glad the babies will be fine, but my heart goes out to the parents. Those cries from K-26 were so sad. I was wondering as I am watching it now (back and forth) if K-26 and K-10 have been back to the nest at all since yesterday. Or if anyone has seen them anywhere else. I have been reading the discussion boards all the time. It's so sad to see that nest empty when I have watched for so long with the babies in there. Well.......I could go on and on. I want to thank all the people who helped find the babies and everyone else for having this website.|
|Posted by: Cumbrian May 22 2008, 04:52 PM|
| beautifuleagles and Welcome.
Yes ... K-10 was at the nest today.
Check on the Nest Watch thread in Nest Observations and you will see captures and videos.
Most members are in Chat and Nest Watch during the day ... come on over and join in.
|Posted by: Newf Jun 7 2008, 07:17 AM|
| Hi Everybody. I've been watching the nests for about three months now and, like most of you, was heartbroken when Spirit and Skye were attacked but so thankful they were rescued. I've become a real eagleholic too. Brings me so much pleasure to check on the different nests and to read the posts from everyone. I live in Lompoc CA about 60 miles north of Ventura. My son and daughter-in-law work in Goleta and he was the one that turned me on to the IWS and the nest cams. He has no idea what he started....smile!
In case anyone is wondering about my nickname (Newf) I was born and raised in St. John's, Newfoundland. Been in the U.S. since 1954 and California since 1973.
|Posted by: Cumbrian Jun 7 2008, 07:49 AM|
| and Welcome Newf ... from one Canadian... West Coaster ... to another .. East Coaster ... albeit you are an American now.
Hope to hear more from you.
|Posted by: Bea Jun 7 2008, 10:24 PM|
| all new members!!
Newf, we have another member from Lompoc! Her name is Linda and her screenname is Larma16!
|Posted by: Newf Jun 8 2008, 07:41 AM|
|Really? That's interesting. Maybe we'll get to know each other thru our mutual love for the eagles. Thanks for the info.|
|Posted by: ckboett Jun 13 2008, 11:39 AM|
| Hi, I am Christy and I live in Mission Viejo CA. I am a Radiation Therapist and I am married and have a 17 year old daughter.
|Posted by: mtallent Aug 12 2008, 08:39 AM|
| hello to all cruzers , i'm watching from Southside, Alabama and am hooked on this site.
i can't always watch so a huge thank you to all who post photo's and video's in the NO. i play catch-up when i can.
I you all for all your hard work
|Posted by: fancycatnip Jan 11 2009, 07:51 AM|
| nothing like being a day late and a dollar short lol Canada goes by province, US by state, I seem to remember Europe going by something like province also, but then they also go by country.....but area would work just as well, I would think
just my tho'ts on something that I don't really think is a problem.....I'm understanding it.
|Posted by: alexanderthegreat Mar 6 2009, 12:14 PM|
| We are watching from Cave Creek, Arizona and also have a secondary home in Prescott Valley, AZ. We are retired now.
My husband raised all types of birds when he was growing up in southern California. He had many birds. He had hawks, several types, pigeons, etc. We used to own a retail plant nursery and sold it in Jan. 2007. We set up the nursery to attract all types of birds.
We had hawks, peacocks (they laid two eggs & hatched one). We were able to get the peacock chick to eat out of our hands. We found your eagle cam through a family member. We really enjoy watching the eagles and eaglets growing up.
We wish you had a cam on a condor nest and peregrine nest.
|Posted by: sainthogan Mar 10 2009, 09:02 AM|
|We are watching from Red River, NM. We are a 1st grade classroom studying Bald Eagles as both an American Symbol and in our habitats unit.|
|Posted by: naturelvr Mar 31 2009, 02:58 PM|
I am watching from Edgar in Central Wisconsin. I Live next to an off shoot of the Wisconsin River and many Eagles flying over often. I have gotten many beautiful pics of them. I was in such aaaaaaaaaww when I found the Two Harbors Cam. I was excited to see this perspective of an Eagle and its nest! Thank you Peetie for inviting me to this site! I truely enjoy it!
I also enjoy my backyard birding!
|Posted by: LeeGee Mar 31 2009, 03:48 PM|
I'm watching from Annandale, VA, near Washington, DC. Watched as a guest last year and decided to join this year. I'm so pleased to be able to watch these great birds. Thanks to all for what you do
|Posted by: jbrown Apr 9 2009, 06:47 AM|
|I am watching from Elkton, MD. I live about 25 miles from the Conowingo Dam, which is a refuge for many eagles, year round. I generally visit there about 2-3 times per week and take many photos. A friend of mine from CA told me about your web cam.|