Date: 2/9/18 12:57 pm From: Sharyn Ogden <aussiebwat...> Subject: Re: great day for raptors!
I have seen the nest, if you back up to the big black tank and look up to the left you will be able to see it. I have a couple of pictures but I do have to tell you it's pretty hard to see. I have tried to pinpoint the nest from Bellepoint park but no luck thus far. It's pretty well camouflage.
On Feb 9, 2018 9:45 AM, "James Phillips" <jimandjudyphillips...> wrote:
> Charlie & all, > I haven't seen it yet either. I need to watch longer and hopefully catch > them carrying in nest material. Jim Worles says it is above Rt. 20 between > Bluestone Dam and the intersection with Rt. 3. A drilling company has a > trailer office with a fenced in area just before you get to the Rt. 20/Rt. > 3 jct. He said he could see the nest from the southern end of the fence. > Hope this helps. If anyone gets better directions please share. > If you have a chance, be sure to check out the 2/8/2018 issue of The Monroe > Watchman, Section 2, Page 6. Brian Hirt & Rodney Davis are identified as > the primary "movers and shakers" in the Friends of Hanging Rock group and > there are some of Brian's fantastic photographs of the area. > Spring Eagle Survey will be March 3, 2018. > jim > > On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 10:25 PM, Charles Kahle <cbillkahle...> > wrote: > > > Went to Hinton area today for a eagle fix: saw some 18 or so bald eagles, > > 3 red tails, 1 gorgeous immature golden eagle. Most were at mouth of > > Bluestone river on Bluestone lake-one bald adult across river from Bell > > Pointe, two adults on nest at Brooks. Jim, be curious about location of > > nest at Bell Pointe, as I never located > > > > Charlie Kahle > > > > > > > > On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 7:50 PM, James Phillips < > > <jimandjudyphillips...> wrote: > > > >> Judy had another snow day(actually, this time because of ice) today and > >> we noticed that the county we live in was on 2 hour delay and > neighboring > >> Monroe County schedule was normal. So, we headed to Gap Mills, bought > lunch > >> and ate at a roadside rest at the base of Peters Mountain. > >> During our drive we kept a list of roadside raptors and ended up with a > >> really good count-- > >> 15 Red-tailed Hawks > >> 14 American Kestrels > >> 1 Red-shouldered Hawk > >> 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk > >> at least 23 Bald eagles, could have been more(all of these, but one, > were > >> at the mouth of the Bluestone River on Bluestone Lake) > >> Non raptor event was the large number of American Robins and Cedar > >> Waxwings feeding in the red cedars. > >> Jim & Judy Phillips > >> Summers County > >> Pipestem, WV > >> > >> > > >