Nest #3 status and archive, 2015-16

This banded female, #5111, is 9 years old. She has been seen in and around the colony since 2012 but has never raised a family before. The nest is in the Hilton breeding group and they are surrounded by several other nests so good protection from the Skuas. Eggs were first seen on Nov 13.

This pair has been named Hermine and Rudolph by the students in Reinhard Marx's class at the Realschule Sundern, Sundern Germany.

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Banded bird # 5111, Female  

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Nov 13, Banded bird #5111 Hermine and Rudolph, 2 eggs Can you find the nest with the banded bird #5111

 

Nov 13 Nov 14 Nov 15 Nov 16
Hermine and Rudolph, one egg Hermine and Rudolph Rudolph on the nest Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Nov 17 Nov 18 Nov 19 Nov 20
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Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs Rudolphon the nest, 2 eggs Rudolphon the nest, 2 eggs
 
Nov 21 Nov 22 Nov 23 Nov 24
MAJOR STORM, NO PICTURES penguin nest penguin nest
  Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Nov 25 Nov 26 Nov 27 Nov 28
No picture today. Happy Thanksgiving No picture today. Happy Thanksgiving
    Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs Rudolph on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Nov 29 Nov 30 Dec 1 Dec 2
Hermine is on the nest, 2 eggs Hermine is on the nest, 2 eggs Hermine is on the nest, 2 eggs Hermine is on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Dec 3 Dec 4 Dec 5 Dec 6