Nest #5 status and archive, 2016-17

This banded male is 9 years old. He has raised a family before in this location, including last season, but was not in our study then. Their nest is in the Uptown group and is an open area with little protection from the Skuas besides each other.You can compare this season with his nest in 2014 HERE. First egg was seen Nov 14.This pair has been named by the 4th grade classes at Scott Elementary School,Scott AFB, IL. The female is Snowball and the male is Slushy.

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Nest #5 Band #29809, Male The Seaview breeding group
Slushy and Snowball are on the nest, no eggs The Seaview breeding group
       
Nov 9 Nov 11 Nov 12 Nov 13
Slushy and Snowball, no eggs yet Slushy and Snowball, no eggs yet Slushy and Snowball, no eggs yet Slushy and Snowball, no eggs yet
 
Nov 14 Nov 15 Nov 16 Nov 17

penguin nest

FIRST EGG Slushy 1 egg Slushy 1 egg Slushy 1 egg
 
Nov 18 Nov 19 Nov 20 Nov 21
MAJOR STORM, NO PICTURES
Slushy 1 egg Slushy 1 egg Slushy 1 egg  
 
Nov 22 Nov 23 Nov 24 Nov 25
No pictures today. Happy Thanksgiving.
Slushy1 egg Slushy1 egg Slushy 1 egg  
 
Nov 26 Nov 27 Nov 28 Nov 29
No pictures today. Happy Thanksgiving.
  Snowball on the egg Snowball on the egg Snowball on the egg
 
Nov 30 Dec 1 Dec 2 Dec 3
 
Snowball on the egg Snowball on the egg Snowball on the egg