Nest # 2 status and archive, 2014-15

Nov 8, 2014 This male, banded #4235, is 8 years old and rasied chicks the last two years near this same nesting site. We hope the same female comes back. He was hatched in 2006. The male is Toby and his mate is Sarah, named by Susan Withnell's class in Linton Springs, Sykesville, MD.

First eggs sighted Nov 18th

Second egg,

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Nov 5, 2014  
Male #4235 The Home Ranch nesting group
   
Nov 5 Nov 8 Nov 16 Nov 18
Toby waiting for the female Toby alone on the nest Toby on the nest, Sarah has arrived and is close by Toby on the nest, 2 eggs. Sarah has left for the ocean to feed
       
Nov 19 Nov 20 Nov 21 Nov 22
Toby on the nest, 2 eggs Toby on the nest, 2 eggs Toby on the nest, 2 eggs Toby on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Nov 23 Nov 24 Nov 25 Nov 26
penguin on a nest Antarctic snow storm penguin on a nest penguin eggs
Toby on the nest, 2 eggs Today we are tent-bound and will not go outside. Horizontal snow, 40mph winds and zero visibility. Brrrrrr. Toby on the nest, 2 eggs Toby on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Nov 27 Nov 28 Nov 29 Nov 30
penguin on a nest      
Toby on the nest, 2 eggs