New Nest 2 video

A short and jerky video of the Nest 2 threesome and Mrs 37 is available here.

The Nest 1 chick is doing well today; there will be an update later.

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2 Responses to New Nest 2 video

  1. Elizabeth B says:

    Joanna, thank you for the videos, really good to see the chick on nest 1 started to move about and demand food. Looking at the two videos in quick succession, one thing that struck me was the relative size of the two nests. Nest 1 is huge, so if mum decides to sit on the edge with a fish its a long way from a chick no matter how demanding. With Nest 2 seeming somewhat smaller the chicks – even when they were really little – were always close by and more difficult to ignore.

    • joannadailey says:

      The different camera angles on the two nests make the size discrepancy larger than it is, but you are right, on Nest 1 the female has tended to be eating quite a way from the chick. She has responded to the begging for food but usually only after satisfying herself, so it is difficult to determine how much the distance aspect has affected her behaviour. Maybe she’s just greedy! But it was interesting to note she was quicker to feed the chick yesterday when it walked over to her.

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