[vpci] Re: Eagle Nests

  • From: MIKE STERN <mstern@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: vpci@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 10:40:02 -0600

Did you get GPS readings for the nest?  That might help some people find it

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 8:19 AM, Moody <572fast@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Roger - Found the nest and the orange streamer.  I think we saw a pair of
> eagles, but they never came to the nest and were too far away to be sure.
>  We did however, get questioned by a land owner as to what Chuck and I were
> doing staring out over the road with a pair of binoculars!  We explained we
> were looking for the eagles and pointed out the nest to them.  They were
> very interested and will be looking for the eagles also.  Thanks for the
> help!  MGM
> Roger Zimmerman writes:
>> Hi,
>> Fain and I visited the eagle nest on Kohl road today and saw one eagle
>> bringing sticks to the nest.  To make it easier to find we tied an orange
>> streamer to a bush.  If you are coming from Victoria going west, cross the
>> lake bridge and continue west a few yards to the two white signs on either
>> side of the road.  Take 45 steps to the west to the orange streamer on the
>> left.  The nest is directly out on the left (south) side of the road.  If
>> you stay for a while you should see eagles bringing sticks to the nest.
>> We also visited the old nest on the Coletoville road.  Coming from Hiway
>> 59
>> cross the lake bridge, continue over the hump (cow underpass) in the road,
>> stop at the metal gate and view the nest out on the left.  You can
>> continue
>> on to the orange streamer tied on the left fence for another viewing area.
>> We saw what appeared to be a dark immature eagle flying through the area,
>> but no activity at the nest.  As far as we know this nest is not active
>> anymore, but should be checked.
>> Roger
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