nest check

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Banded Bird #62931 – Female

Band #62931 is a 9 years old female. She was first sighted at Cape Royds in 2017 and had a successful nest in 2021. The pair is Chester and Winter named by the students at Boulder Peak Intermediate School, Marion IA. Kris Hart, Librarian. The nest is on top of a large pile of rocks and somewhat exposed, but they have many neigbors to help protect from the Skuas.

FIrst and Second Egg: Nov 17, 2022

#62931 Nesting Colony

This pair selected a large nesting group and are close to the edge, on top on a knoll. It is a bit exposed to the wind and Skuas, but  there are many neighbors around them for protection.  About 70 nests are in this group.

penguin on a nest

Nov 30, 2022

Winter is on the nest, 2 eggs.

Penguin on eggs

Dec 1, 2022

Winter is here.

penguin on a nest

Dec 2, 2022

Chester is here and on the eggs.

Penguin on a nest

Dec 3, 2022

Winter is on the nest.

Penguin on a nest

Nov 24, 2022

Winter is on the nest, 2 eggs.

Penguin on eggs

Nov 25, 2022

Winter is on the nest with 2 eggs.

Nov 26-28, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving. No pictures today.

Penguin on a nest

Nov 28, 2022

Chester has returned and is on the nest.

Penguin on a nest

Nov 29, 2022

Winter is on the nest, 2 eggs.

Penguin with eggs

Nov 19, 2022

Winter is on the nest, 2 eggs

penguin on a nest

Nov 20, 2022

Winter on the nest with 2 eggs.

penguin with eggs

Nov 21, 2022

Winter on the nest, with 2 eggs.

penguin on a nest with eggs

Nov 22, 2022

Winter is on the nest, there are 2 eggs.

Penguin on a nest

Nov 23, 2022

Winter is on the nest with the 2 eggs.

Nov 14, 2022

Chester and Winter are on the nest.

Nov 15, 2022

Chester and Winter are on the nest waiting for eggs to arrive.

Nov 16, 2022

Chester and Winter are on the nest, no eggs yet.

Nov 17, 2022

Winter is on the nest, there are 2 eggs.

Penguin on a nest

Nov 18, 2022

Winter is on the nest, 2 eggs.