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Hellgate Canyon Nest Stats  -  2018

Times = Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)

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Wednesday 4th April

Louis returns at 12.24pm

Friday 6th April

Iris returns at 5.03pm

Friday 27th April

Egg #1 laid at 11.04am

Monday 30th April

Egg #2 laid at 7.59am

Thursday 3rd May

Egg #3 laid at 9.15am

Monday 4th June

Chick #1 hatches, 6.05am

Tuesday 5th June

Chick #2 hatches, 4.51am

Iris has appeared listless and unwell the past few days. Louis has fed her and even brooded the chicks this morning

Friday 8th June

Chick #3 hatches, 7.47am

Iris seems better today

Monday 11th June

Chick #3 dies, 1.03pm

Louis delivers a large fish this morning, the first since Saturday, 9th. Chicks have been without food since Saturday evening, a total of 38 hours, by which time chick #3 was too weak to food beg. Chicks #1 and #2 both fed well and appear strong