Nest Update July 5, 2013 - Failure To Fly Friday or FledgeWatch Day 8

Good Evening, Fellow VirtualEaglePushers!!

Hopes for a fledge were dashed again today as the kids stubbornly refused to leave the nest. Maybe the strong winds had something to do with it or maybe it was the thoughts of all the chatters not wanting them to leave. Let’s try to be positive tomorrow! Harmony and Peace need some encouragement to get off the nest and flying! So cheer them on as much as you can tomorrow. I am sure they will appreciate it. I know I will. 

Breakfish today was another aquatic avian (gosling, we think) and the usual scuffles ensued. Peace takes delivery, Harmony steals, Peace tries to steal back.... ad infinitum. They both got a fairly good meal out of it and were back being best buddies 30 minutes later. They played fake out the chatters and the cam gnome when he was around. Up the tree, down the tree in all the possible combinations. Napping, PSing and treasure hunting in the nest were also on the agenda today. Peace did find something semi- edible on the edge of the nest and Harmony succeeded in stealing that, too. Late in the evening (and I do mean late, you could hardly see on the nest) DAD delivered a tasty fishy for the kids to wrestle with and parked himself on the trunk to watch. The scenario went as described above. Peace is a nibbler and needs to learn to eat faster and bigger. That way Harmony won’t get as much of Peace’s dinner.As darkness completed falling there was the sound of contentment on the nest. In other words, it was quiet for the first time today.

On to the pics and vids of the day!

Razzle put together a great update for us today

MNBound Eagles Update with Peace & Harmony

The end of the week antics on the nest

MNBound Eagles Friday Follies at MNBound

And a selection of the pics of the day

 The kids set off some fireworks last night! Thanks nvyseal!

The kids set off some fireworks last night! Thanks nvyseal!

 Top view of an eaglet stretching

Top view of an eaglet stretching

 If we do this they will think we are friends!

If we do this they will think we are friends!

 Keep it up they are still watching!

Keep it up they are still watching!

 I think tomorrows the day to FLY!

I think tomorrows the day to FLY!

 If we scream loud and long enough I'll bet we get some food!

If we scream loud and long enough I'll bet we get some food!

A tickle of the feather to Razzle and BBC for the fine pics and videos again today! Thanks!

Well, another day of eagle watching comes to an end. Hope you had a good Friday whatever you were doing. Remember to think those positive flight thoughts tomorrow!

TalonStrike

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