Nest notes 4/5/16

4/5/16 – As we are now at 27 days into the incubation period and nearing the expected hatch date, I wanted to give you some pages to explore that explain what has been happening inside the eggs, from before fertilization through incubation, plus one related topic, the brood patch that the adults develop.

Raptor Resource Project’s Courtship, copulation, eggs, and other things romantic and Eggs and Incubation

Rob Bierregaard’s The Incredible Egg uses osprey as an example, but the information is applicable

Center for Conservation Biology’s Brood Patch

How about a look at some pictures of our eagle couple together, side by side!

Harmar pair 1/15/16
Harmar pair 1/15/16
Harmar pair 1/31/16
Harmar pair 1/31/16
Harmar pair 2/14/16 Happy Valentine's Day
Harmar pair 2/14/16 Happy Valentine’s Day
Harmar pair 2/23/16 9:21am
Harmar pair 2/23/16 9:21am
Harmar pair 2/23/16 10:05 am
Harmar pair 2/23/16 10:05 am
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