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 then it was that ‘too full’ feeling.
Mrs YA tendered more tasty pieces of trout but after a few minutes gave up.
By an hour later the little chick was more able to hold its head high. But YA had taken the fish!
Shortly before 15.00 the rains came down in earnest. Mrs YA got set for a very wet time.
On Nest 2 after bringing a trout 37 incubated for well over an hour. There was no sign of any emerging chicks when Mrs 37 returned. She too is low over the eggs.