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Nest #2, 2019-20

Banded Bird # 62853 - Female

This banded female is new to our study group and is 7 years old. She bred for the first time last year, but did not have such a secure nest and the chicks were lost to the Skua. This year she has a new mate and a better nest up against the rocks. The female is Cheesecake and the male is Oreo, named by the 5th grade students at Scott ES, Scott AFB, IN.The chick is named by the students in Beth Shenk's and Sara Torchia's 2nd & 3rd-grade classes in the Elizabethtown Area School District located in Elizabethtown, PA. His name is Cookie.

First egg: Nov 17th, 2019

Chick hatched Dec 21, 2019 (34 days)

Jan 3, 2020. The chick is gone, this nest has failed.

Click on any picture to see a largert version.

Nov 10, 2019 Nov 11, 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Nov 13, 2019
Cheesecake and Oreo waiting for eggs. Still waiting. Still waiting. Still waiting.
Nov 14, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Nov 16, 2019 Nov 17, 2019
Still waiting. Still waiting. Still waiting. Cheesecake and Oreo with their first egg.
Nov 18, 2019 Nov 19, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Nov 21, 2019
Oreo is here with 2? eggs Oreo is here with 2? eggs Cheesecake and one egg. Cheesecake and one egg.
Nov 22, 2019 Nov 23, 2019 Nov 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2019
Oreo is here with 1 egg. Oreo is here with 1 egg. Oreo is here with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg.
Nov 26, 2019 Nov 27, 2019 Nov 28, 2019 Nov 29, 2019
Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg.
Nov 29, 2019 Dec 1, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Dec 3, 2019
Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg.
Dec 4, 2019 Dec 5, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Dec 7, 2019
Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. (15 days) Cheesecake is back, YEAH! !
Dec 8, 2019 Dec 9, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Dec 11, 2019

No Picture Today

Storm

Cheesecake is back 1 egg. No Picture Today Cheesecake is here 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg.
Dec 12, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Dec 14, 2019 Dec 15, 2019
Cheesecake is here 1 egg. Cheesecake is here 1 egg. Cheesecake is here 1 egg. Cheesecake is here 1 egg.
Dec 16, 2019 Dec 17, 2019 Dec 18, 2019 Dec 19, 2019

Cheesecake,1 egg.

Oreo with 1 egg. Oreo with 1 egg. Cheesecake,1 egg.
Dec 20, 2019 Dec 21, 2019 Dec 22, 2019 Dec 23, 2019
NO picture today, snow storm. Oreo with Cookie, just starting to hatch. Oreo and Cheescake waiting for Cookie to hatch. Oreo with Cookie
Dec 24, 2019 Dec 25, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 Dec 27, 2019
Oreo with Cookie Oreo with Cookie Oreo with Cookie Cheescake with Cookie
Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Dec 31, 2019
 
No Picture Today Cheescake with Cookie Oreo with Cookie Oreo with Cookie
Jan 1, 2020 Jan 2, 2020 Jan 3, 2020  
   
Happy New Year! Oreo with Cookie Cookie is gone, this is a sad day.