Nov 5 Nov 8 Nov 16 Nov 18
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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
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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
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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
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Blackie with 2 eggs Blackie with 2 eggs Blackie with 2 eggs Blackie with 2 eggs
 
Dec 1 Dec 2 Dec 3 Dec 4
Blackie with 2 eggs Blackie with 2 eggs Snowy in back and on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs.
 
Dec 5 Dec 6 Dec 7 Dec 8

Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs.

Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs.
 
Dec 9 Dec 10 Dec 11 Dec 12
Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy on the nest with 2 eggs.
 
Dec 13 Dec 14 Dec 15 Dec 16
Snowy is on the nest with 2 eggs. Snowy is on the nest with 2 eggs. Blackie is on the nest and Snowy is behind him ready to go for a well deserved feeding, 2 eggs Blackie is on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Dec 17 Dec 18 Dec 19 Dec 20
Blackie is on the nest, 2 eggs Blackie is on the nest, 2 eggs Snowy is on the nest and Blackie is nearby, 2 eggs

Blackie is on the nest, the first chick has hatched. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! This chick needs a name.

 
Dec 21 Dec 22 Dec 23 Dec 24
Snowy is on the nest, the second chick has hatched. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! Blackie is on the nest, 2 chicks. Blackie is on the nest, 2 chicks. Snowy is on the nest, 2 chicks.
       
Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28

 

Happy Holidays

No picture Today

Snowy is on the nest, 2 chicks.   Blackie is on the nest, 2 chicks. Snowy is on the nest, 2 chicks.
 
Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec 31 Jan 1, 2015
Blackie is on the nest, 2 chicks. Snowy is on the nest. These chicks have been named Stormer and Icicle Snowy is on the nest. Stormer and Icicle are getting big. Snowy is on the nest. Stormer and Icicle are sleeping
 
Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5

Snowy is on the nest. Stormer and Icicle are sleeping Snowy is on the nest. Stormer is sleeping and Icicle is awake. Blackie is on the nest. Icicle is sleeping and Stormer is awake. Blackie is nearby, Icicle and Stormer are learning to be independent.
 
Jan 6 Jan 7 Jan 8 Jan 9
Snowy is near the nest. Stormer and Icicle are sleeping. Blackie is on the nest. Icicle and Stormer are getting big. Icicle and Stormer are sleeping and waiting for both parents to bring them food. Blackie and Snowy are near the nest. Icicle and Stormer are awake and growing.
 
Jan 10 Jan 11 Jan 12 Jan 13

Icicle and Stormer are resting and being independent, both parents are gone. Icicle and Stormer are awake and being independent, both parents are bringing back food. Blackie is near the nest. Icicle and Stormer have just been fed. Icicle and Stormer are awake and being independent, both parents are bringing back food.
 
Jan 14 Jan 15 Jan 16 Jan 17
Blackie is near the nest. Icicle and Stormer are looking for food. Stormer is asking for food, Snowy is here. Stormer and Icicle are on their own, Snowy is nearby for protection. Blackie is near the nest. Stormer and Icicle are on their own.
 
Jan 18      
The Adelie penguin breeding season for us is over. We have packed our tents and headed home. Please join us next year as we select 10 new families to follow.    
Stormer and Icicle are on their own, Snowy is nearby.      
       
       

 

 

 

Nest #1 Status and Archives, 2014-2015

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. The chicks have been named Stormer and Icicle by Gina Fensterer's home school class in Colorado Springs, CO.

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.

We saw the first egg on Nov 18

FIrst chick: Dec 20, second chick hatched Dec 21.

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Nov 5 The Corral breeding group
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Male #1050, waiting for the female Nesting location of this penguin family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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