Nest # 10 status and archive, 2016-17

Banded Male #6414. This male is 7 years old and was first seen in the colony in 2012. This will be his first nest. He and his mate are in the Cliff breeding group and have a several other nests next to them for protection. We do not know when the egg were laid. We pick up this pair on Dec 5, 2016.

This pair has been named Bernie and Brooke by the students in Eleanora Smith's class at Brookside ES, Yorktown, NY

Dec 21. The first chick has hatched.

Dec 29, One chick is gone

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Banded bird # 6414, Male  
Nov 11. Banded male and his mate, The Cliff breeding group. Picture taken Nov 10, 2016. Can you find the banded pair in the picture on the right?
 
Dec 5 Dec 6 Dec 7 Dec 8
Brooke, 2 eggs FemaleBrooke Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs
 
Dec 9 Dec 10 Dec 11 Dec 12
Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs
 
Dec 13 Dec 14 Dec 15 Dec 16
Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs
 
Dec 17 Dec 18 Dec 19 Dec 20
Snow storm, no picture today
  Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs Brooke, 2 eggs
 
Dec 21 Dec 22 Dec 23 Dec 24
Bernie has returned in time for the chicks to hatch. There is one so far. Bernie here with one chick. Bernie here with two chicks. Bernie here with two chicks.
 
Dec 25 Dec 26 Dec 27 Dec 28
Bernie here with two chicks. Bernie here with two chicks. Bernie here with two chicks. Brooke here with two chicks.
 
Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec 31 - Jan 1 Jan 2
Happy New Year, no pictures today.
Brooke here, there is only one chick left. Bernie here with one chick.   Brooke here with one chick.
 
Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6
Brooke here with one chick. Brooke here with one chick. Bernie here with one chick. He was able to keep his chick dry in the storm. Brooke here with one chick.
 
Jan 7 Jan 8 Jan 9 Jan 10
penguin chick penguin chick
Brooke here with one chick. Bernie here with one chick. Bernie here with one chick. Brooke here with one chick.
 
Jan 11      
This chick is not as big as we would like to see, but both parents are feeding it and we will hope for the best as winter approaches. The 2016-17 Nest Check has concluded for the season. Please check back with us early Nov 2017 for all new families to follow.  
Brooke here with one chick.