[Tweeters] Kirkland Eagles

C. Anderson christyrae at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 7 20:56:20 PDT 2005


I am posting this request for help from Jan, since she is not on Tweeters.
Jan McGruder is the Executive Director for East Lake Washington Audubon in
Kirkland.


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>

> Hi all:

>

> Received a call at the office today. The City of Kirkland held a huge

> fireworks display in Juanita Bay on Monday night, very close to an eagle

> nest.

>

> A resident who lives near the nest, and watches it every day, says there

has

> been NO activity since Monday night.

>

> She was shocked by the fireworks display, and I had no idea this was

> planned.

> When she called the City to express her concerns (too late) they had no

idea

> there was a nest there! It's been there for years.

>

> Has anyone on this list been observing this nest? The resident says she's

> not an experienced birder, but has observed the nest on a regular basis.

She

> says from 4 am through late evening you could hear the eaglets begging,

but

> now all is silent. Since Tuesday, she's seen 1 adult at the nest, but just

> sitting.

>

> I gave her the Dept of Wildlife telephone numbers, but I'm afraid it's too

> late. How sad!

>

> - Jan Mcgruder

> East Lake Washington Audubon Society

> P.O. Box 3115

> Kirkland, WA 98083-3115

> (425) 822-8580

> (425) 828-4036 fax

> jgmcgruder at comcast.net

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