The female has been in her snow filled nest nearly all afternoon. The male was in and out. At 2:10 he flew to the front branch. At 2:14 the female delivered her first egg. Now the big question is will it survive? The nest is still layered with snow. The female is doing her best to incubate the egg, but when she gets up you can see that the egg is on snow. It is going to take a miracle.
Photo 1 & 2 – Female with egg, Photo 3 Male (right) and Female inspecting egg, Photo 4 the egg – will weigh about 1/4 pound