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Nest #6, 2019-20

Banded Bird #5163 - Male

This banded male is 12 years old. He was first seen in the colony and bred when he was 5 but had a failed nest. In the following years, 2013-2017 he came to the colony but did not mate or make a nest. Finally last year in 2018-2019 he mated and raised 2 chicks. His name P-nutbutter and his mate is Cupcake. They were named by the 2nd graders in Susan Cassidy's class at KT Murphy ES, Stamford, CT. The students in Alison Moody's 4th gr. class at T.A. lowery ES in Shennnandoah Junction, WV have named the frist chick Buddy.

First egg: Nov 15th, 2019. Second egg: Nov 18, 2019

First chick hatched DEc 21, 2019.

Jan 7, 2020. Buddy is18 days old today and doing well. He is fat and strong and will shortly start to molt into his adult feathers. P-nutbutter and Cupcake were great parents.

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Nov. 9, 2019 Nov. 10, 2019 Nov. 11, 2019 Nov. 12, 2019
Both adults are waiting for eggs Both P-nutbutter and Cupcake are waiting for eggs. Both P-nutbutter and Cupcake are waiting for eggs. Both adults are waiting for eggs
Nov. 13, 2019 Nov. 14, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019 Nov. 16, 2019
Both adults are waiting for eggs Both adults are waiting for eggs Both P-nutbutter and Cupcake with their first egg. Both P-nutbutter and Cupcake with their first egg.
Nov. 17, 2019 Nov. 18, 2019 Nov. 19, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019
Both P-nutbutter and Cupcake with their first egg. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs.
Nov. 21, 2019 Nov. 22, 2019 Nov. 23, 2019 Nov. 24, 2019
P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs.
Nov. 25, 2019 Nov. 26, 2019 Nov. 27, 2019 Nov. 28, 2019
P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs. P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs
Nov. 29, 2019 Nov. 30, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019 Dec. 2, 2019
P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs
Dec. 3, 2019 Dec. 4, 2019 Dec. 5, 2019 Dec. 6, 2019
Cupcake and her two eggs. Cupcake and her two eggs. Cupcake and her two eggs. Cupcake and her two eggs.
Dec. 7, 2019 Dec. 8, 2019 Dec. 9, 2019 Dec. 10, 2019

No Picture Today

Snow storm

Cupcake and 2 eggs. Cupcake and 2 eggs. No Picture Today Cupcake and 2 eggs.
Dec. 11, 2019 Dec. 12, 2019 Dec. 13, 2019 Dec. 14, 2019
Cupcake and 2 eggs. Cupcake and 2 eggs. Cupcake and 2 eggs. Cupcake and 2 eggs.
Dec. 15, 2019 Dec. 16, 2019 Dec. 17, 2019 Dec. 18, 2019
P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs P-nutbutter and 2 eggs
Dec. 19, 2019 Dec. 20, 2019 Dec. 21, 2019 Dec. 22, 2019
P-nutbutter and 2 eggs No picture today, bis snow storm. P-nutbutter is introducing his first chick Buddy. Cupcake with Buddy and introducing Gunther.
Dec. 23, 2019 Dec. 24, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019
P-nutbutter with Buddy and Gunther. P-nutbutter with Buddy and Gunther. Cupcake with Buddy and Gunther. Cupcake with Buddy and Gunther.
Dec. 27, 2019 Dec. 28, 2019 Dec. 29, 2019 Dec. 30, 2019
P-nutbutter with Buddy and Gunther. Cupcake with Buddy and Gunther. P-nutbutter with Buddy and Gunther. P-nutbutter with Buddy, There is only one chick.
Dec. 31, 2019 Jan 1, 2020 Jan 2, 2020 Jan 3, 2020
 
P-nutbutter with Buddy Happy New Year ! P-nutbutter with Buddy Cupcake with Buddy who is 2 weeks old today.
Jan 4, 2020 Jan 5, 2020 Jan 6, 2020 Jan 7, 2020
Cupcake with Buddy Cupcake with Buddy Cupcake with Buddy Today Buddy is 18 days old and well on his way to being a strong penguin.
This conclude Nest Check for 2019-20