Monthly Archives: May 2015

Insouciance personified

The day on Nest 1 was dominated by repeated intrusions by Blue 2H, who seems really taken with that nest and makes repeated landings despite never being welcomed. He first showed up 10 minutes after YA (on and off the … Continue reading

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Nest 2 – some visuals!

As well as a technical issue preventing uploading of images earlier the adults on Nest 2 have stood in the way most of the time the two chicks should have been visible. Fortunately Mrs 37 did need a comfort break mid morning. … Continue reading

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Another hatch on Nest 2

Coincidentally Mrs 37 didn’t stand up until 09.48 again today, and there was the welcome sight of two chicks! There is a problem uploading images to wordpress at the moment but some will follow.

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Two more hatches, one on Nest 1 and one on Nest 2

When the nestcam streaming started this morning an egg shell was visible beside Mrs 37 on Nest 2. So there must be a chick! But it wasn’t until 09.48 that she stood and we got our first view. The chick looked relatively … Continue reading

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The second day for chick 1

Mrs YA did a good job protecting the chick overnight; it was wet and very chilly in the  evening especially. Today has been a day of sharp and blustery showers in between sunshine. The Nest 1 parents have done a good … Continue reading

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Nest 1 chick has its first few bites

Although the chick was too uncoordinated to take one of the morsels offered by Mrs YA earlier in the day, by soon after 13.30 it had three mouthfuls. Mrs YA didn’t stint on portion size! Another two bites followed. But … Continue reading

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YA’s first view of his chick

At 10.47, just over an hour after the first chick hatched on Nest 1, YA brought a large headless trout to the nest and had his first view. Or maybe he’d seen the chick from a tree when eating the … Continue reading

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FLASH!! First hatch of the year, Nest 1

Mrs YA was incubating when the nestcam stream started on Wednesday. At 09.22 she shuffled the eggs for the first time – a chick was visible half way out of its shell! At 09.38 Mrs YA stood up and the … Continue reading

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7H has been building up her air miles!

7H covers more ground on a daily basis than most juveniles because her favourite roost is some 13 km in a direct line from one of her main daytime haunts after she has been hunting. But on 22 and 23 … Continue reading

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Very sad news about one of the Nest 2 eggs

Last night at shortly before 18.00 there was another intruder incident at Nest 2. 37 was incubating when he started alarm calling. He flew off after the unseen intruder and Mrs 37 went onto the eggs. Peace was restored for … Continue reading

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