|Nov 5||Nov 8||Nov 16||Nov 18|
|Blackie||Blackie||Blackie and Snowy||Blackie is on the nest with 2 eggs, Snowy has returned to the ocean for food.|
|Nov 19||Nov 20||Nov 21||Nov 22|
|Blackie is on the nest with 2 eggs.||Blackie is on the nest with 2 eggs.||Blackie is on the nest with 2 eggs.||Blackie with 2 eggs.|
|Nov 23||Nov 24||vNov 25||Nov 26|
|Blackie with 2 eggs.||Today we are tent-bound and will not go outside. Horizontal snow, 40mph winds and zero visibility. Brrrrrr.||Blackie with 2 eggs.||Blackie with 2 eggs|
|Nov 27||Nov 28||Nov 29||Nov 30|
|Blackie with 2 eggs|
Nov 8, 2014. This male, banded #1050, has raised chicks the last two years and been in our study before. He has made a strong nest near the same spot as the last two years and we hope his mate will return. He is 13 years old, hatched in 2001 and returned to Cape Royds in 2003 as a 2 year old. Follow along as he raises his family. He has been name Blackie and his mate Snowy by the children in Vonda Dahl's class at Wing Public School, North Dakota.
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We saw the first egg on Nov 18
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|Nov 5||The Corral breeding group|
|Male #1050, waiting for the female||Nesting location of this penguin family|