Nov 3 Nov 9 Nov 10 Nov 11
first egg penguin nest
Max and Izzy, no eggs Max and Izzy, no eggs FIRST EGG Max and Izzy, 1 egg
 
Nov 12 Nov 13 Nov 14 Nov 15
second egg penguin nest penguin nest penguin nest
SECOND EGG Max, 2 eggs Max, 2 eggs Max, 2 eggs
 
Nov 16 Nov 17 Nov 18 Nov 19
penguin nest penguin nest penguin nest
Max, 2 eggs Max, 2 eggs Max is on the nest Max is on the nest
 
Nov 20 Nov 21 Nov 22 Nov 23
  penguin nest
Max is on the nest MAJOR STORM, NO PICTURES Max is on the nest Max is on the nest
 
Nov 24 Nov 25 Nov 26 Nov 27
No Picture today. Happy Thanksgiving No Picture today. Happy Thanksgiving
Max is on the nest     Izzy is back, and on the eggs
 
Nov 28 Nov 29 Nov 30 Dec 1
penguin eggs penguin nest
Izzy is back, and on the eggs Izzy is back, and on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs
 
Dec 2 Dec 3 Dec 4 Dec 5
penguin nest
Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs
 
Dec 6 Dec 7 Dec 8 Dec 9
Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs
 
Dec 10 Dec 11 Dec 12 Dec 13
Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs Izzy is on the eggs (17th day)
 
Dec 14 Dec 15 Dec 16 Dec 17
penguin chick hatch Snow storm, no picture today
Max is back and on the eggs Max is on the eggs Izzy is back and the first egg has just hatched. You can see the chick coming out of the shell.  
 
Dec 18 Dec 19 Dec 20 Dec 21
penguin chick penguin chick
Izzy is back and protected the chicks from the storm Izzy is back there is one chick and one egg. Izzy is here, one chick and one egg. Izzy is here, one chick and one egg.
 
Dec 22 Dec 24 Dec 24  
penguin nest No picture today, but Izzy is on the egg.  
Izzy is here, the chick is gone, let's see if the egg hatches. Izzy is here, the chick is gone. Izzy is still here, the chick is gone, the egg is over 40 days, and will not hatch. Izzy may stay a few more days, but not long. This will be our last picture of this nest.
 
Dec 26 Jan 3, 2017    
We will look for this pair again next year and hope they do better. The 2016-17 Nest Check has concluded for the season. Please check back with us early Nov 2017 for all new families to follow.
One last visit, Izzy is still here, but the egg is now gone. One last visit to the nest, Max is here, but the rocks are gone and so is Izzy.    
 

 

 

 

Nest #1 Status and Archives, 2016-2017

This male, banded #1050, has raised chicks the last four years in our study. He has made a strong nest near the same spot as before and we belive he has the same mate. The first egg was laid Nov 9, the second on Nov 12. He is 14 years old, hatched in 2001 and returned to Cape Royds in 2003 as a 2 year old. You can compare how this pair raised chicks in past three seasons by clicking HERE. HERE and HERE

This pair has been named Izzy and Max by the students in Susan Withnell's class at Linton Springs ES, Sykesville, MD.

Dec 16, The first chick hast hatched (37 days)

Dec 22, the chick is dead. Max did not return in time with food and Izzy had none to give.There is still one egg.

Dec 24. Our last picture, the egg is over 40 days and will not hatch. Izzy may stay around a few more days but not for long.

If you would like to take part in our postcard project HERE for details.

If you would like to see the pictures last years penguins families go HERE.

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Nov 3, 2016 The Corral breeding group
adelie penguin penguin nest
Male #1050, Max and Izzy, no eggs. Nest location of this penguin family, the Corral breeding group.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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