Nest repairs 2

Older, more experienced birds arrive in their old nesting areas first, always to the very same nest they built the year before. Males precede females by three or four days and start to rebuild their nest.

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Nest repairs

“Jonathan and I have taken care of the Eagle threat,” said Harriett.

“Next, nest repairs.”

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“I do so want the Doctor to be proud of me.”

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Problem resolved

It’s not the size

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Hell hath no fury!

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Plus, it was two against one.

“No contest,” said Harriett. “We no longer have a problem.”

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We have a problem

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Sturdy Structure

My nest and the Doctor’s platform weathered the winter well.

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Thank you Doctor.

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Feeling good

Chirp, chirp! Whistle. A high-pitched, excited succession of chirps follows—Harriett’s way of saying,                “Feeling good.”

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Having just arrived from her winter vacation, Harriett is in high spirits. Despite losing one third of her body weight and evading the dangers of migration, she has survived the 5,000-mile trip. She is glad to be home.

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Jonathan and Harriett

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Harriett and Jonathan up close.

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