VIDEO: Egg in nest and how they went on

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Thu, 22.03.2018 - 01:07
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Video recorded by  Urmas Lettwww.eenet.ee

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Estonian text posted 19.03.2018

 

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White-tailed eagle      Merikotkas          Haliaeëtus albicilla

 

The female carrying out this year’s important event and the male encouraging her…

Today the eagle pair have taken turns to warm the egg in the nest.  In early evening a snowfall started but we have seen the birds incubating in a heap of snow in earlier years too.

Which bird is in the nest? By her dark eyes we recognize the female (really simple to distinguish them this year).

Read also Urmas Sellis’s story about the nesters if you have not seen it  already: LINK