Winter Feeding Ground ~ Nov 2008 - March 2009

Webcams of eagles feeding during winter time
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New "bird" for scientists and ornitologs to discovering: :D
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Mutikluti wrote:New "bird" for scientists and ornitologs to discovering: :D
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so sorry, i missed it
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Very good Mutikluti - the only pic of a new type of bird - the Greater Green Spectacled Cuckoo?
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Sorry JoUK - I think you have the wrong species - this is the greater Green Smiling Cuckoo - no spectacles! :D
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Oh. I see, busy day here! As at good old time in the summer!
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Hi all,
Cam's. Mr Looduskalender told that cameras are painted now (they were white before, now green(ish).
they also 'tuned' cameras - sound, angle etc.
Feeding cams are much easyer to maintain - no nesting, no fear that chicks or parents will be disturbed.

Food. Looduskalender has arrangement with local hunters, it was'nt so easy as it looks like - just bring some fresh meat. It has ti be 'beast'? (uluk) Hunting licences needed etc.

Ravens . Looduskalender said that ravens always eat first - eagles don't eat if ravens had'nt touch the food. Like 'old times' - someone had to 'taste' the food before Royalties - is it poisoned or not:)
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Thanks for the useful news, Yarko.
So, ravens are food tasters for eagles? What a great plan!

I think you are saying that the food put out for the eagles (and ravens and crows and - etc) has to be a naturally occurring food that they might find for themselves. It may not be supermarket, processed food, and MacBurgers?

What good management. Thank you, Estonia, for taking such good care of your bird population.
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Jo UK wrote:Thanks for the useful news, Yarko.
So, ravens are food tasters for eagles? What a great plan!

I think you are saying that the food put out for the eagles (and ravens and crows and - etc) has to be a naturally occurring food that they might find for themselves. It may not be supermarket, processed food, and MacBurgers?

What good management. Thank you, Estonia, for taking such good care of your bird population.
Right Jo. Only natural, not 'fast' food:)

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Thank you Epp!
It´s very interesting about ravens.
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yarko wrote:Hi all,
Cam's. Mr Looduskalender told that cameras are painted now (they were white before, now green(ish).
they also 'tuned' cameras - sound, angle etc.
HaHa - I thought I heard a spray can being shaken!! :D :mrgreen:
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juta wrote:Thank you Epp!
It´s very interesting about ravens.
yes it is! It looks like they have all the food and eagles get nothing - but that's how it works in nature.
I wonder how egles know when to come - when it's not too late:)?
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Patsycat wrote: HaHa - I thought I heard a spray can being shaken!! :D :mrgreen:
you are very observant Patsycat!
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Yarko, it`s great news, we were worried that there will be no food left for eagles.
but nature has it`s ways- someone (ravens=many)has to take the risk for chosen (eagles=few) ones.
so who is learning from who- people from birds or vice versa :puzzled:
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The eagle that was seen there by Kuremari and unp, - of course it can be some other eagle.. but anyways, the first web cam picture on an eagle! :rolleyes:
New article, Estonian:
http://www.looduskalender.ee/node/1942
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Good morning

Fresh meat has been served...
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Good morning! Seems that me and Martin are the early birds - yes breakfast is served!:)
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Good morning!
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A lonely raven...
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Good morning!

Quite a heap of food again. Wonder how much game meat is there, in kilograms or pounds.
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09:49, it is getting really busy again, without eagles :rolleyes:
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