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. The chicks have been named by Sandra Sullivan's class, they are Sunny and Shadow.

FIrst egg was sighted Nov 18th, 2014

First chick hatched Dec 25, the second chick on the 27th.

   
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 Dec 17 Dec 18
PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs PeeWee has given over the nest to Oreo, 2 eggs PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Dec 19 Dec 20 Dec 21 Dec 22
Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs Oreo is on the nest, 2 eggs PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs
 
Dec 23 Dec 24 Dec 25 Dec 26

Happy Holidays

No picture Today

PeeWee is on the nest, 2 eggs Oreo is on the nest, 1 egg is hatching ! ! ! Oreo is on the nest, 1 egg has hatched. This chick needs a name.  
 
Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec 29 Dec 30
PeeWee is on the nest, 2 chicks, The second chick has hatched. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! ! PeeWee is on the nest, 2 chicks. Oreo is on the nest, 2 chicks. Oreo is on the nest, 2 chicks.
       
Dec 31 Jan 1, 2015 Jan 2 Jan 3
Oreo is on the nest, 2 chicks. Oreo is on the nest, 2 chicks. PeeWee is on the nest, 2 chicks. PeeWee is on the nest, 2 chicks.
 
Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6 Jan 7
PeeWee is on the nest, 2 chicks. PeeWee is on the nest, 2 chicks. Oreo is on the nest with Sunny and Shadow Oreo is on the nest with Sunny and Shadow
 
Jan 8 Jan 9 Jan 10 Jan 11
PeeWee is on the nest with Sunny and Shadow Oreo is on the nest with Sunny and Shadow. These chicks are well fed The chicks are learning to be independent, both parents are out looking for food. Oreo is on the nest with Sunny and Shadow. These chicks are well fed
 
Jan 12 Jan 13 Jan 14 Jan 15
Pee Wee is here with Sunny, Shadow is with his friends. Sunny and Shadow are in there somewhere, they have joined a group of same age chicks to wait for the parents to bring back food. Sunny and Shadow are in there somewhere. Sunny is here near the nest, Shadow is with the group of young chicks. Both parents are out looking for food.
 
Jan 16 Jan 17 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.
Sunny and Shadow have joined a group of same age chicks to wait for the parents to bring back food. Sunny and Shadow are keeping warm in the group. Sunny is getting warm in the sun, Shadow is with the other chicks.