ESTLAT Estonian WTE Webcam 2013

Webcam Watching over White-tailed Eagles nest

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good morning! :hi:

the wind blows hard and loud in gusps today. :shock:

thank you for the eagle call videos and other recording and pictures, too. it sounds like Sulev's voice. he is probably guarding his territory. :rolleyes:

now when the wind is quieter i can hear wigeon's voice again.
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Good morning! :hi: Here many voices of birds and wind noise...and the sea. It makes me happy! :thumbs: It seems to me that before I flew smells algae.
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now i see that 'our' nest is front page news: http://www.looduskalender.ee/

it says that the camera was taken from the black storks' nest, dried and then brought and installed here by Urmas, Renno and three Finnish visitors, Matts Finnlund, Ismo Nuuja and Jorma Mäenpää
(or Jarmo; in the text and in the figure caption the name is different ).
the Finns are planning to set up a nest camera in the Quarken area.
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Renno, Matts, Ismo ja Jorma and the big batteries needed in the forest (on the ground on the left).

the camera installed above the nest ( hopefully high enough :whistling: )
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pictures are taken by Urmas Sellis
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Thanks for the up-to-date infos and pictures, ame! :nod:
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i was away yesterday and today i checked the Pontu-picutres. i found that one great tit made a very thorough investigation in the nest ay 8:48 - 9:02. part of the time it was working literally inside the nest. here's a gif made of the Pontu pictures at that time.
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at 8:59-picture the tit was out of sight but then it appeared again at 9:00. it peeked out of a whole between branches right in the middle of the front rim of the nest.
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it looked so funny, as if the tit was planning to move in for the winter and so i downloaded the Pontu-video from the morning to make a shorter recording of it to post here. the tit comes out to be seen in this clip also in the rim a little left to spot where it peeks above. :D
the tit must have been looking for food there, some insects or larvae. it seemed that it was picking pieces of grass or leaves or pine needlas and throwing them over its shoulders as it was working. it was so busy there that it didn't ever make a lot of calls. :D
finally it disappeared in the right upper part of the nest.
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later at 9:33 a blue tit visited the nest (on the left side)
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in the next Pontu-picture a great tit was there again.
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i want to see what they were up to but today i shall have no time to make that clip. i'll add later a video clip.
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two more great tit appearances, the first at 10:21
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and the second at 11:30. -of course there could have been more but these were the ones which i found in the Pontu pictures.
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Good afternoon / good evening.

16:37 A big spider Image in the nest! :rotf:
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spooky! :rotf:

i found out that earlier at 9:33 there were two bluetits in the nest, not only one. the first came in from the right.
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then the second joined it on the left (and about the same time the great tit came in from the right, too, but it's not yet in this picture).
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and of course one of them came to check the camera. :mrgreen:
the only image is so blurred that it's difficult to say who (but it seems to be unringed :whistling: )
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here's the clip.
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It's so nice to see what's going on in Linda and Sulev's nest. Thanks to everybody for your observations, pictures and video's.
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With the installation of the new camera for the new season, we can close this topic now, and start afresh with with a new topic.

viewtopic.php?f=18&p=284228#p284228

This topic is locked now and the new topic is awaiting your attention!!
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i wanted to make updating remarks here.

Feb 13 2017 Urmas sent a message:
Couple of days ago got information from Estonian Ringing Center that WtE
E094 was observed in Lithuania. Contacted to Boris Belchev who made that
observation and he promised to send also some photos about (during a week).
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https://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/vie ... 50#p510950

28.2. 2017 pictures of Illimar by Boris Belchev:
https://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/vie ... 09#p513309

Urmas sent me e-mail on Boxing day 2020.
Will send you good holiday wishes from Illimar, chick of our Saunja webcam nest 2013. Or with help of Illimar, if it looks more realistic. Illimar was lost since Jan 2017 after photographed in Lithuania by Boris Belchev. But today Valeri Shtsherbatyh sent one image of Illimar (taken 20.12.2020 about 20 km north of 2013 webcam nest).
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it's our little Illimar! :loveshower: he has become so handsome! :loveshower:
this is the best Christmas gift ever. thank you Urmas and Valeri! Image

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Illimar was ringed on 31.5.2013. here you can read all about the ringing:
https://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/vie ... 19#p243919
thank you Valeri and Urmas!
more about this in the LK news:
https://www.looduskalender.ee/n/en/node/5133
and here:
https://www.looduskalender.ee/forum/vie ... 46#p772446
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