The Decorah eagle eggs will be hatching soon (late March to early April). This nest has three eggs and is taking a squirming delivery from the nearby fish hatchery.
The Raptor Resource Project says the Decorah eagles usually lay eggs in mid-February--just 10 to 15 days after successful mating. Hatch is usually in late March to early April.
With Paul Ryan joining the effort to help redraw voting districts, John believes this gerrymandering thwarts the will of the people.
John and his wife enjoyed “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” though John cautions it's not necessarily a movie for kids.
As we watched the two Decorah eagle nests this year, only three eaglets survived...just barely after forced from their nests prematurely by blankets of biting black flies.
Purple Martins along the Rock River share are common a denominator with the Decorah eagles we have been watching. They are good parents.