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Nest #7, 2019-20

Banded Bird # 6574 - Male

This banded male is 10 years old, He has been around the colony every year since 2012 but only lat year ( as a 9 year old) raised his first chicks. His nest is in the Cliffs breeding group and has a large rock next to it. This is good protection from the Skuas. He has been named Archie by the 5th grade students in Joseph Archers's at Lakewood ES, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. His mate showd up on Nov 7th and her name is Hot Pockets. She was named byt the students in Judy Barrere's class at Holy Family School in Kirkland, WA. The first chick has been named Diamond by the students in Dana Jensen's 1st graders at Riverdale ES, Ogden, UT. The second chick was adopted by the students in Sandy Sullivan's class at Old Hamilton ES in Mattapoisett, MA. Her name is Pebbles.

First egg: Nov 14, 2019. Second egg: Nov 17, 2019

First chick hatched Dec 19, 2019. Second chick Dec 21.

Jan 7, 2020. Archie and Hot Pockets were great parent and had a strong nest. Both chicks are almost 3 weeks old and will probably make it. This is a happy day.

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Nov 5, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 Nov 9, 2019
We see Archie for the first time. Hot Pockets shows up. Both parents are here. Waiting for eggs.
Nov 10, 2019 Nov 11, 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Nov 13, 2019
Waiting for eggs. Waiting for eggs. Waiting for eggs. Waiting for eggs.
Nov 14, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Nov 16, 2019 Nov 17, 2019
Archie and Hot Pockets with their first egg. Still one egg. Still one egg. Archie and 2 eggs.
Nov 18, 2019 Nov 19, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Nov 21, 2019
Archie and 2 eggs. Archie and 2 eggs. Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs
Nov 22, 2019 Nov 23, 2019 Nov 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2019
Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs
Nov 26, 2019 Nov 27, 2019 Nov 28, 2019 Nov 29, 2019
Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs
Nov 30, 2019 Dec 1, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Dec 3, 2019
Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs. 16 days. Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs.
Dec 4, 2019 Dec 5, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Dec 7, 2019
Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs. Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs. Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs
Dec 8, 2019 Dec 9, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 Dec 11, 2019

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Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs No Picture Today Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs
Dec 12, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Dec 14, 2019 Dec 15, 2019
Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs Hot Pockets and her 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs
Dec 16, 2019 Dec 17, 2019 Dec 18, 2019 Dec 19, 2019
Archie and 2 eggs Archie and 2 eggs Hot Pockets is here and the first egg is hatching. Archie introducing his first chick. Her name is Diamond.
Dec 20, 2019 Dec 21, 2019 Dec 22, 2019 Dec 23, 2019
  Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and introducing Pebbles. Archie is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles.
Dec 24, 2019 Dec 25, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 Dec 27, 2019
Archie and 2 chicks Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Archie is here with Diamond and Pebbles.
Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Dec 31, 2019
Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Archie is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles.
Jan 1, 2020 Jan 2, 2020 Jan 3, 2020 Jan 4, 2020
 
Happy New Year! Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Archie is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Hot Pockets is here with Diamond and Pebbles.
Jan 5, 2020 Jan 6, 2020 Jan 7, 2020 Jan 8, 2020
 
Archie is here with Diamond and Pebbles. Hot Pockets is here and the chicks are ready to start exploring their environment. Diamond and Pebbles. are almost 3 weeks old and growing fast. They had great parents that fed and protected them well.
This concludes Nest Check 2019-20.