GLASLYN OSPREYS – MAY 2020

  • There was an intruder around not too long ago - from Heather
    Mrs G has left and returned. Now incubating.

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  • Mrs G had a quick comfort break and returned to shelter the chick. Camera tried to zoom in on Egg#3 but couldn't get it to focus. Mrs G removed the bit of red fish flesh from Chick#1's back.

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  • Mrs G had a quick comfort break and returned to shelter the chick. Camera tried to zoom in on Egg#3 but couldn't get it to focus. Mrs G removed the bit of red fish flesh from Chick#1's back.

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  • In reply to SheilaFE:

    SheilaFE said:
    There was an intruder around not too long ago - from Heather

    Sheila, thanks for confirming it was an intruder. I noticed at 12h28 something was disturbing Mrs G. She flapped her wings and called, but I couldn't see who it was. Perhaps that was when the intruder was around. 

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  • Crack in Egg#3 a little more noticeable now.

    The chicks move it and the shell can be seen from a different angle, no crack on this side.

    Or here...

    Aran gets near the cup...

    ....  but Mrs G arrives with a call, not sure she is complaining about a crow or telling Aran not to brood.

    Another look at Egg#3

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  • Mrs G flew off again, and back. Then Aran flew off and back. I can't tellif it's a crow or an intruder. No alarm calls from either.

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  • In reply to Birdie Num Num:

    Aran carefully placed a bark strip onto MrsG's back - it didn't get her up but the Ravens did!

    Due to the usual tech tangles, I'm all behind - but having been bamboozled by #1 dropping a fish morsel onto #2's back and me only seeing "blood streaming down #2's back", I did a vid of the story: