Nest #5 status and archive, 2014-15

This banded male is 7 years old. He was sighted at Cape Royds last year, but failed to raise a family. This year he appeared in the same location as last year and has found a mate. Their nest is in the Seaview group and is an open area with little protection from the Skuas besides each other. They are Oreo and PeeWee named by the children in Ms LaCosta's 4th grade class at Parkview Elementary School, Lamar CO.

FIrst egg was sighted Nov 18th, 2014

First chick hatched

   
Nest #5 Band #29809, Male The Seaview breeding group
Oreo and PeeWee The Seaview breeding group
       
Nov 16 Nov 18 Nov 19 Nov 20
Oreo and PeeWee Oreo on the nest with 1 egg, and PeeWee standing nearby Oreo on the nest with egg, and PeeWee standing nearby PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs, Oreo has returned to the ocean to feed.
 
Nov 21 Nov 22 Nov 23 Nov 24
penguin on a nest Antarctic snow storm
PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. Today we are tent-bound and will not go outside. Horizontal snow, 40mph winds and zero visibility. Brrrrrr.
 
Nov 25 Nov 26 Nov 27 Nov 28
penguin on a nest penguin on a nest penguin on a nest penguin on a nest
PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs.
 
Nov 29 Nov 30 Dec 1 Dec 2
PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo has returned and is on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee is here and Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs.
 
Dec 3 Dec 4 Dec 5  
Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs. PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest and PeeWee is ready for his turn at sea, 2 eggs.
 
Dec 7 Dec 8 Dec 9 Dec 10
Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs.
 
Dec 11 Dec 12 Dec 13 Dec 14
Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs. Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs.
 
Dec 15 Dec 16    
   
PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs