Lesser Spotted Eagles - Magnus and Maia Estonia 2019

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:hi: Lussi. I was not here all the time. Did she not get smaller prey? Has she not eaten at all?
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Timea wrote: July 21st, 2019, 4:24 pm 16.23
:hi: Lussi. I was not here all the time. Did she not get smaller prey? Has she not eaten at all?
I have not been here all the time eather, so I don`t know. The two deliveries I have seen, she has not been eaten. Mary Jane wrote that she ate a rodent at 5:56, and then again at 8:14, and a few pieces a little later, so she has been eating.

16:37 - She is trying another prey now, a mouse, and she is getting pieces from it. Learning by doing :thumbs:
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16:44 - Maia arrives with prey, she taste it herself, and then she feeds a hungry eaglet.
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Maia is also eating, they are both quite hungry!

16:50 - A new prey from the nest is on the menu.
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Maia feeds Eaglet.
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(Thanks, Lussi, it can't be vèry hungry then, but is eating right now)
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Never realised before LSE's don't have featherless legs like many other birds. Eaglet's rings go over its feathers. And near the foot feathers are peeking out from under the rings.
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Nice, after feeding Maia stays on....
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a flat eaglet
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Magnus brings evening snack for Eaglet
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It is "open" so Eaglet can try and eat it herself.
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With so much back light it is a matter of guessing, but it looked and sounded as if a parent brought food, which Eaglet could swallow. 8-)
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Maia is feeding.
Look at Eaglet's crop :rotf:
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Thank you all so much! I have been away the whole day and it is so good to read and see what has been happening on the nest. :bow:
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"Cuddle" for Maia (impossible Eaglet is begging for food :rotf: )
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Eaglet again is rubbing/scratching Maia's feathers
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21:53 - Mum and eaglet are doing house work together :D
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Eaglet is looking up at Maia, who bends forward and touches Eaglet's beak with her beak.
Some sort of endearments? I like to think so.
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And with that thought I like to say Good Night to all :-))) :wave:
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Timea wrote: July 21st, 2019, 10:01 pm And with that thought I like to say Good Night to all :-))) :wave:
22:25 - Maia is preening her eaglet - good night, Timea and everybody :offtobed:
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July 22

Good morning!

Today Maia left the nest at 4:12.

5:22 Sleepy eaglet
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9:12 Ready for breakfast.
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9:21 Magnus brings a frog.
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9:25 Eaglet is a bit unsure where to begin eating the frog.
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9:27 She took a few bites and then started eating.
9:42 Breakfast is finished.
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Good day everyone!
10.20

Eaglet sees/hears parent
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Magnus brings a rodent
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10.21

Opening beak and "throwing" it backward
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Great pictures, Timea. The one with Magnus bringing the rodent is so clear!
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