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Nest #8, 2018-19

Banded Bird #2362, Male

This male was in our study last year and was Nest #8. He is 19 years old, the oldest bird in the colony. Click HERE if youwant to see the 2017-18 story. He and his mate raised 2 healthy chicks. This year he has built a new nest very near where he was last year and has a new mate. We do not know how old she is. They are in the Cliff Breeding group.

First egg:

First chick hatched:

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Oct 31, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2018
Male is alone Still no mate No mate yet Here she is
Nov 4, 2018 Nov 5, 2018 Nov 6, 2018 Nov 7, 2018
No egg yet Still no egg No egg today Still no egg.
Nov 8, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 Nov 10, 2018 Nov 11, 2018
Still no egg No egg today Still on egg No egg.
Nov 12, 2018 Nov 13, 2018 Nov 14, 2018 Nov 15, 2018
   
No egg today No egg today