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Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:06 pm

What is going on at the nest...Who are the birds making all the noise ??

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:19 pm

Starling wrote:What bird(s) makes that funny noise? :puzzled:


wildflowers wrote:What is going on at the nest...Who are the birds making all the noise ??


I wonder if it can be "yelling" Trushes? I think it reminds me of Mr McNasty. A trush which often was yelling at Metra last year.. :puzzled:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:23 pm

It sounded like they were having a small party while the eagles are away. :laugh:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:25 pm

about 21:00 ?

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:27 pm

Fleur wrote:about 21:00 ?

I think it started a bit before 9 PM.

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:28 pm

Starling wrote:It sounded like they were having a small party while the eagles are away. :laugh:

Or maybe they isn't? Maybe Miks is on the branch nearby, and that they are yelling at him.. :rolleyes:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:29 pm

Could anyone identify if Miks was heard in the yelling match? I was afraid he was being attacked by another bird. There are still sounds coming thru that makes me afraid for Miks. I thought it sounded like a hawk with all the screeching and growling ! :slap:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:30 pm

I think Blackbirds, moment please :laugh:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:30 pm

More like that, blackbirds here yell like that if a cat is around, or one of the magpies eyes their nests. But I also think it's towards the thrush family.

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:37 pm

wildflowers wrote:Could anyone identify if Miks was heard in the yelling match? I was afraid he was being attacked by another bird. There are still sounds coming thru that makes me afraid for Miks. I thought it sounded like a hawk with all the screeching and growling ! :slap:


Blackbirds, trushes... That could be it, like Lussi05, Fleur and Felis said. :nod: Something quite small anyway. I didn´t hear Miks. But they might tease Miks a little. But nothing too serious, I think. :chick:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:43 pm

Thanks to those who posted comforting messages. I was really scared there for a few minutes. I am so new to the eagle nests and forums that I cannot identify very much so I have to ask for help on the forum...thanks

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:47 pm

If Miks was really close by, those kind of birds are no match to him, he is an eagle! More likely they saw something or somebody and yelled at it, they yell a lot ... or even felt disturbed by him. Metra did not even look at the McNasty last year! Like Eha just looked at the jays, but never really got angry! Small birds ... lunch, if they feel like!

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:50 pm

It can be the alarm call of Blackbirds, they belong to the trush family too :thumbs:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:52 pm

Felis silvestris wrote: Small birds ... lunch, if they feel like!

No wonder they yell :unsure: :mrgreen:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 8:56 pm

Lussi05 wrote:It can be the alarm call of Blackbirds, they belong to the trush family too :thumbs:


It sounded a bit like them, but not exactly, there was some "McNasty" in it too :mrgreen:
Don't know if yelling is helping against becoming lunch (or dinner at this hour), I would keep silent, if I were a small bird next to an eagle :puzzled:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 20th, 2012, 9:43 pm

Lussi05 wrote:It can be the alarm call of Blackbirds, they belong to the trush family too :thumbs:



I also think that it was little evening party of Blackbirds.

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 21st, 2012, 4:31 am

August 21

Good morning. :hi:
5.25 Empty nest again.
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Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 21st, 2012, 4:43 am

Metra did not stay in the nest last night...neither did Miks.


edit; Cable Guy captured a picture of metra night before last (Sunday night) just before it got light (page 90)and she flew to tree off to the left. She slept in nest without Miks and I thought she was sick....but I think not.

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 21st, 2012, 6:53 am

Good morning :hi:

07:45 - Emty nest this morning. I have heard ravens, rooster that crows and dogs that barks, but no Miks so far. Maybe hunting school with dad has started :thumbs:

Have a nice day everybody :wave:

Re: Latvian LSE Nest Webcam 2012

August 21st, 2012, 7:16 am

I heard Miks calling a few times early this morning. But it sounded like Miks was somewhere further again compared to yesterday morning. Have a nice day too (everybody)! :wave:
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