Continued from April 2019
The season so far:
Mrs G arrived back 25 March and Aran on 1 April. They are currently incubating 3 eggs laid 13, 16 and 19 April with the first expected to hatch around 20 May.
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Just now - Mrs G keeping those eggs safe and warm
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As at Dyfi - nasty wet night, and MrsG has had some of her tail blobbed out :'(
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Morning All - Aran currently incubating while I have just seen Mrs G cleaning her talons on the perch so I am hoping she has had some breakfish.
No fish up to the previous posts. What happened was, Aran joined MrsG:
She showed him the eggs but he wasn't allowed to take over:
He stood by her:
Eventually she got up and Aran took over:
The cam stayed focused on Aran until there was a buffer and then:
And then to this view:
She stayed there for a-g-e-s, preening and looking like MrsG ;)
Eventually she flew around and back to the nest and took over, Aran flew of course:
Aran returned with a clump!
Aran spent some minutes on the perch and flew off @ 08:53:
Someone took his place but not for long ;)
Aran returned after along absence - but no fish !!!
He took over and MrsG went to the perch - this is just to show she had no fish, they didn't show her face:
Aran's face wouldn't focus but the eggs aren't too bad:
MrsG stayed preening and flew off at this point:
She brought a stick:
Aran flew to the perch and MrsG continued to faff with the stick:
Aran flew off @ 11:41 approx.
Back @ 12:05 - NO FISH !!!
Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth!
More preening-on-the-perch for MrsG:
I can't see why we suddenly had this view:
MrsG returned to the nest and stood preening on the fence:
Until Aran left:
I only started looking for the early-morning fish !!! One thing led to another !!! I have to break off now, hopefully we'll have a fish in the next one-hour clip.
No fish in the next hour.
MrsG was following someone above our heads.
Look at her crop! Surely I've got a period missing :-/
MrsG did get a headless (half-eaten?) fish for tea yesterday:
This morning Aran took over very early, too early for the cam to follow MrsG to see where she went:
After Aran flew the cam spent some time scanning the sky, more than one bird could be seen but not together ;)
Morning All - Mrs G getting tucked in just now
while Aran gives the eggs a check
and has now settled down protecting the eggs
That was a Flounder that KAREN captured MrsG with - and not long afterwards, when only the skin was left, she bit off more than she could swallow:
(Next time I see Telyn with skin on the perch I shan't take it for granted that it's from a Mullet!)
Guess what? MrsG got wet ;)
At about 11:40 an intruder episode commenced, with MrsG flying on and off the perch repeatedly... then back to the nest, flying off again when she spied the intruder:
Must have been a female, Aran sat complacently the whole time ;)
I take that back! Looks like it was one o' them pesky Ravens:
Some not-Flounder, she took it to the perch:
Them Ravens returned:
MrsG was very cross, she ended up chasing them away:
MrsG not exactly looking fat 'n full:
Another small offering from Aran, which MrsG once again took to the perch:
Lots of watchfulness and wariness when MrsG resumed incubation:
Suddenly Aran was on the perch with a small fresh fish!
He flinched defensively:
Then we saw that he was being bullied by a Raven:
He finished the fish, none for MrsG.
Then MrsG gave chase to someone - if it was the pale shadow that streaked across our screen then it wasn't a Raven.
Then to night stations - don't know where Aran's is):
This is how I'd like to see Aila :-*
I'm not doing any more here tonight unless some drama ensues.
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