Around 9:22 Lassie began calling, I though Laddie was coming to the nest but she got into quite a flap and appeared to be defending. I think this was an intruder? it didn't land, flew off and Lassie settled back down to incubate
9:52 She's just been bothered again!
From scroll back - intruder? wing just visible
This from Lowes.
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Thanks Starling. I am currently watching. Alarming to know that the birds Mary and Sandra reported were intruders and even more alarming that Laddie hasn't been seen for 24 hours.
Thanks all for the updates. This is usually such a peaceful nest however I agree that this is a very worrying situation especially with hatching only about a week away. I just hope these intruders move on and Laddie returns quick.
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