Nest #9 status and archive, 2016-17

Banded male #5197. He is 9 years old and was first seen around Cape Royds in 2010. He has successfully raised one family and his nest is in the Cliff section of the colony. The first egg was seen on Nov 16.

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Band # 5197 Male  
Nov 3, Banded male looking for his female

Can you find the nest with this banded male?

 
Nov 3 Nov 8

Nov 9

Nov 10
Male waiting for female Male waiting for female female arrives Mated pair no eggs
 
Nov 11 Nov 12

Nov 13

Nov 14
Mated pair no eggs Mated pair no eggs Mated pair no eggs Mated pair no eggs
 
Nov 16 Nov 17

Nov 18

Nov 19
FIRST EGG Male, one egg Male, not sure how many eggs Male, not sure how many eggs
 
Nov 20 Nov 21

Nov 22

Nov 23
MAJOR STORM, NO PICTURES
Male, 2 eggs   Male, 2 eggs Male, 2 eggs
 
Nov 24 Nov 25

Nov 26

Nov 27
No picture today. Happy Thanksgiving No picture today. Happy Thanksgiving
Male, 2 eggs     Male, 2 eggs
 
Nov 28 Nov 29

Nov 30

Dec 1
Male, 2 eggs Male, 2 eggs Male, 2 eggs Female has returned, 2 eggs
       
Dec 2      
     
Female, 2 eggs