I've been watching on/off this morning but unable to post any updates since I last posted until now.
07:47 Maya gave the chicks a top up
08:34 More fish
08:38 close up of the chicks's and their napes/feathers
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09:12 Maya hunkered down shielding the chicks best she can
09:31 33 arrives, Maya rises and a gust catches her! The wind is strong!!
09:35 33 eyes up the fish and #4 gets up
33 picks up the fish - #4 is watching him!
#4 looks up at dad while watching "its" fish
and 33 flies off with it!!
09:57 close up of one of the older chicks as it has a little flap
11:01 33 and Maya watch over the chicks
11:13 33 Mantling and looking up along with Maya
unseen threat passed quickly
12:51 Maya watching over the chicks
and currently [13:22) shielding them from the wind
The nest looks quite bare with very few sticks around it! And this wind has not helped. 33, as well as fishing, has quite a bit of work to do bringing in more sticks and building up the edges.
Must go again - BFN
FISH @ 16:22
quickly taken by Maya
Maya starts feeding the chicks while #4 looks up to dad
33 has flown -
16:26 Maya feeding the chicks - the fish is still flappin
16:35 Maya still dishing out the fish
#4 not in a good position but it is a big fish and I'm sure they will all be fed
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