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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #15 on: July 22, 2010, 09:23:59 PM »


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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2011, 01:03:30 PM »


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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2011, 01:31:14 PM »
This is one of the Forest Cams from the Looduskalender web site:



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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2011, 02:52:39 PM »
This is the second Forest Cam:



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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2011, 10:59:26 AM »
Wasn't sure where this should go, so I put it with the other Estonian videos.



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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2011, 02:11:14 PM »


VideoSolitary Diner

Can someone identify this animal?
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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2011, 12:30:12 AM »


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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2011, 08:59:01 AM »
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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2011, 02:54:08 PM »
I’ve just learned the identities of two birds on the Estonian Forest Cam.  Pictures and verbiage are from Wikipedia.


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The Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) (sometimes called Hoodiecrow) is a Eurasian bird species in the crow genus. Widely distributed, it is also known locally as Scotch Crow, Danish Crow, and Corbie or Grey Crow in Ireland, which is what its Welsh name, Brân Lwyd, translates as. Found across Northern, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, as well as parts of the Middle East, it is an ashy grey bird with black head, throat, wings, tail and thigh feathers, as well as a black bill, eyes and feet. Like other corvids it is an omnivorous and opportunistic forager and feeder.


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The European Magpie, also Eurasian Magpie and Common Magpie (Pica pica), is a resident breeding bird throughout Europe, much of Asia and northwest Africa. It is one of several birds in the crow family named as magpies, and belongs to the Holarctic radiation of "monochrome" magpies.

In Europe, "Magpie" is used by English speakers as a synonym for the European Magpie; it is the only magpie in Europe outside the Iberian Peninsula.
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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #24 on: March 10, 2011, 05:17:50 AM »
The camera that is focused on Linda and Sulev's nest in Estonia is now live for the new season!

mms://tv.eenet.ee/kotkas

No one was home when the cam first went live today (March 10) , but these White Tailed Eagles (WTE) have a timetable that is very similar to that of the Hornbys - in 2010, the eggs were laid March 20 and March 24.


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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #25 on: March 10, 2011, 05:29:14 AM »


Video:  Solitary Diner

Can someone identify this animal?


Sorry I did not see this before, beans.  The creature is a Raccoon Dog Nyctereutes procyonoides  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raccoon_Dog.  They re often seen on the wild boar feeding grounds in Estonia - the cam viewers posting on the Looduskalender forum call them "furrys,"

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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2011, 09:29:46 AM »
What a beautiful nest! Thank you Nancym. :heart
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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2011, 10:15:29 AM »
More great birds and animals, NancyM!  The Earth has such richness!   :thumbup:
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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2011, 10:17:54 AM »
I'm looking forward to watching these eagles! 
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Re: Läänemaa, Estonia White-tailed Eagles
« Reply #29 on: March 11, 2011, 04:18:04 PM »
The article about the opening of the camera for this third season says (in part):

http://www.looduskalender.ee/en/node/9622

On March 10 our third season of following the nest life of white-tailed eagles started. In February necessary work was carried out at the nest of Linda and Sulev, the Läänemaa white-tailed eagle pair: the camera was set half a metre higher than last year, the aerial was lifted to another position, faulty power and network cables were changed etc.

Here is a picture of the nest tree and Urmas climbing the tree next to it to install the camera: