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A Place for Empty Nesters.

Post by Jo UK » September 10th, 2012, 2:22 pm

Autumn is a wonderful time -beautfiful colours, mellow days, slightly longer nights.

It is a time of winding down, ready to rest but not yet the stillness of winter.
Time to remember the joys and experiences of summer.

Harvest time - what shall we in Looduskalender harvest from this past season?
We had so many webcams, so many nests. A forest, a sea-shore. Webcams in other countries,

Importantly, we have harvested a big increase in member numbers so we have new friends, new insights, new memories.


One sad little thing follows us into autumn - the empty nests.
So here we have a place for continuation of the disussions we enjoyed in the webcam nest topics.
This is for all "Empty Nesters" - the members who have that feeling that "something is missing".



Nancy has provided a gift to start this topic - the Ode to Joy, in a Flash mob film

Beethoven's Ode to Joy


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Post by terbobun » September 10th, 2012, 2:35 pm

hello, thank you for this forum. I have met some wonderful people from all around the world here watching the osprey family. thanks to everyone for being so kind. I loved the pictures, video's, and all of the silly stuff that got me laughing. :hi:

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Post by marian53 » September 10th, 2012, 3:14 pm

In my mind I see now Nori fly and she sings this song.




:D :D
Thanks, I think this whole beautiful things can come over, good stories, eg a specific day that you were worried at first instance gevechtje themselves, or joy at the first flight of Nori.
Please share it with us, the sooner it is spring again and hopefully we can then have a look into the life of the osprey see.

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Post by Ona » September 10th, 2012, 3:32 pm

Oh! Jo UK, this video is filmed in my beautiful little country, Catalonia.

Thanks you all for these months so tender and funny. There is a moment of this beautiful family of ospreys that I shall never forget. When Nori and first flew as crashed-landed on top of Madis, Uno and Elo. Lol! I still remember and laugh.
Many hugs to everyone.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Sr0QH0e1O4
Àliga Perdiguera 2013 nests in the Parc Natural del Garraf (Barcelona)

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Post by Maxie4Paws » September 10th, 2012, 4:10 pm

Hello everyone. i find my self sitting along time of the day just watching the nest of Tuuli and The Osprey's and just waiting to see them again. I know they are on their migration.but who would think that watching a family grow and leave would be so very hard.. thank you for this group.. :gathering:

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Post by Celeste » September 10th, 2012, 5:15 pm

Yes, we are the "Empty Nesters" now, but:

This is wonderful.
If we recall what brought us here :loveshower: , we cannot wish for anything else than to be "Empty Nesters"
Watching the NEST was an incredible life experience to me, all the emotions ..... priceless ..... and I have gained much more..... all of YOU here :gathering:

Waiting for all the "Empty Nester" souls to share their thougts in this topic.

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Post by Maxie4Paws » September 10th, 2012, 5:44 pm

Here in the U.S.A. there are somany Empty nest now that its so very hard to come to the computer when it was a daily thing we all do. I have been watching the teaching of the Whooping Crane's that soon will be taken on the Migration to Florida. It is something to watch.
Its amazing how people from all over the world come to their computer's each and every day to sit and watch a family of Eagles,or other Birds live,love and grow. I thank you for this group as it will help us all thr the withdraws.
its a place that we can all come :gathering: together and chat.. thank you..

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Post by WDplace » September 10th, 2012, 5:49 pm

I know the three chicks all grown big and strong, the family all take off heading south is the very best result we can expect. Still the emptiness is eating me up. Knowing happy and feeling sad at the same time all this day. Hope I'll learn to take it better next season.

Voru, Estonia now is the cool nice 6 C, Cairo, Egypt is 35 C. If I were Piret, I would miss life up north very dearly. :slap:

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Post by WDplace » September 10th, 2012, 8:05 pm


The vedio shows how great a fisher the osprey is, and demonstrate unbelievable beauty when they fly.

The way osprey live outside the nest is marvelous!
No more bitter feelings. I'm so glad to see them go. :D

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Post by Jo UK » September 10th, 2012, 9:27 pm

If you go to Birdmap and look at the bird list on the right, you can see three WTE. Click on the name Nimeta and this message pops up -

http://birdmap.5dvision.ee/index.php?lang=en
There is a message on Birdmap, about Nimeta. They need help with the cost of the transmitter.
The links go to
viewtopic.php?f=63&t=509
TV report http://uudised.err.ee/index.php?0&popup=video&id=50305
Picture of WTE in sea
http://eestielu.delfi.ee/eesti/tallinn/ ... d=64837046
Link to clinic http://loomakliinik.emu.ee/en/

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Post by gjuselover » September 10th, 2012, 10:07 pm

WDplace wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA3LtXnNIto
The vedio shows how great a fisher the osprey is, and demonstrate unbelievable beauty when they fly.

The way osprey live outside the nest is marvelous!
No more bitter feelings. I'm so glad to see them go. :D

One of the most beautiful videos Ihave seen so far..thanks so much :D

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Post by gjuselover » September 10th, 2012, 10:13 pm

Maxie4Paws wrote:Here in the U.S.A. there are somany Empty nest now that its so very hard to come to the computer when it was a daily thing we all do. I have been watching the teaching of the Whooping Crane's that soon will be taken on the Migration to Florida. It is something to watch.
Its amazing how people from all over the world come to their computer's each and every day to sit and watch a family of Eagles,or other Birds live,love and grow. I thank you for this group as it will help us all thr the withdraws.
its a place that we can all come :gathering: together and chat.. thank you..

Yes you are right..what is it with those birdies..wild and free..and maybe we are lonely and want to care for something..and the friendship here is real, you see you are not the only one.. :laugh: I think that in human world it has become more inhuman soo we seek us to our animalfriends..and here we find others of the same sort.
Before I registered, I watched cam and wrote about it on Facebook, and noone cared really, but I had no forum then so I continued to write about the ospeys hihi..maybe there has been one or more new registrers that way.. :2thumbsup:

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Post by gjuselover » September 10th, 2012, 10:27 pm

Ceeeeleeestteeee :hi: :hi: :headroll: :laugh: :loveshower:

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Post by gjuselover » September 10th, 2012, 10:34 pm

I wonder about Ilze, but that is OT perhaps.. should go to Migration forum.. hellish lot to run around and look for here..feel alittle lost as Nori did when things changes around her.. we have no nest anymore, we have to make it cosy here instead..but I miss the easy way to go back in the thread ,,now one must open so many windows.. it will be OK soon I guess..
Ilze and Eriks are a couple as I understand but Ilze flew west of the normal route and dont move so much so I am worried for her, her husband started way after her but has come half way to Africa or more Ilze stays I dont no where exactly but what is going on..compared with Piret..resting and than further south resting and further south..Ilze stays..is she trapped?

Now I cant find migrationforum..I would like to have it all in index startside..

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Post by Alex germany » September 10th, 2012, 10:41 pm

Jo UK wrote:If you go to Birdmap and look at the bird list on the right, you can see three WTE. Click on the name Nimeta and this message pops up -

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TV report http://uudised.err.ee/index.php?0&popup=video&id=50305

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Wow, that's great that they could rescue the eagle. And there's Urmas in the Video too. I can't understand the language but i see that they all did a great job.
Is Dr. Madis Leivits possibly the one who gave our osprey 'Madis' his name?
Pontu viewer v2.2 2013 - Tool to look through the Pontu webcam picture archives.

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Post by Jo UK » September 10th, 2012, 10:51 pm

I don't think there is a connection between the two Madises. Mutikluti suggested the names Piret and Madis back in April
We didn't know about Dr. Madis until much later. It seems to be a usual name in Estonia.

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Post by Jo UK » September 10th, 2012, 10:54 pm

gjuselover - here is the Migration forum and Birdmap

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=411

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Post by coffeecat » September 11th, 2012, 12:28 am

hi, i migrated to this forum, too. :innocent:
thanks to nancy for the flash mob, it's a very nice welcome. i love the ode to joy!

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Post by NancyM » September 11th, 2012, 12:45 am

from the movie "Winged Migration" - my favorite song, performed by Nick Cave
(it makes my eyes leak, every time I watch and listen)




Lyrics:

Across the oceans Across the seas, Over forests of blackened trees.
Through valleys so still we dare not breathe, To be by your side.

Over the shifting desert plains, Across mountains all in flames.
Through howling winds and driving rains, To be by your side.

Every mile and every year, for every one a little tear.
I cannot explain this, Dear, I will not even try.

Into the night as the stars collide,
Across the borders that divide,
Forests of stone standing petrified,
To be by your side.

Every mile and every year, For every one a single tear.
I cannot explain this, Dear, I will not even try.

For I know one thing, Love comes on a wing.
For tonight I will be by your side. But tomorrow I will fly.

From the deepest ocean To the highest peak,
Through the frontiers of your sleep.
Into the valley where we dare not speak, To be by your side.

Across the endless wilderness where all the beasts bow down their heads.
Darling I will never rest till I am by your side.

Every mile and every year, Time and Distance disappear
I cannot explain this, Dear, no, I will not even try.

And I know just one thing, Love comes on a wing,
And tonight I will be by your side, but tomorrow I will fly away, Love rises with the day
And tonight I may be by your side, but tomorrow I will fly,
Tomorrow I will fly, Tomorrow I will fly, Tomorrow I will fly, Tomorrow I will fly

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Post by IKat » September 11th, 2012, 1:17 am

Oh Nancy.......cry my eyes out every time I hear this......just watched this movie again a few nights ago....leaking eyes again....
S7-Nori-F?
S8-Uno-M?
S9-Elo-F?

"There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a
landscape as it was before." ~ Robert Lynd

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