DYFI DAILY OBS & CAPTURES - JUNE 2020

It seems that Telyn overdid the delayed incubation of egg #1 this season, and we therefore have chicks only from eggs #2 and #3.  But what fine chicks they are - thanks to the new man Idris's provisioning and Telyn's mothering, they are doing very well.

Proud parents:

I hope you're not having a justified giggle at my struggles on this routine first of the month, KORKY, cos I didn't do the new thread early!  It's been worse, tho.

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  • Bad night so late this morning

    So I will start by say good morning to all

    "Birds are, quite simply, little miracles - and as such they require care and consideration."

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  • Idris comes and takes the fish

    "Birds are, quite simply, little miracles - and as such they require care and consideration."

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  • sleeping on duty

    "Birds are, quite simply, little miracles - and as such they require care and consideration."

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  • much the same

    "Birds are, quite simply, little miracles - and as such they require care and consideration."

    Magnus Ullman

    My Flickr account is here


  • In reply to Limpy:

    Good afternoon, LIMPY, glad you made it in the end - I should have been gone ages ago but it's First of the Month Syndrome in the LG Community and Tech Torture at home ;)

    I can contribute the unfortunate fish that Idris brought flapping to the nest:

    It wasn't accepted so he took it up to the misty perch and dried himself off:

    Then back to the nest:

    Both chicks got fed:

    See y'all later :)

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  • Thanks for starting off the new thread Scylla also to you and Limpy for the lovely updates/captures.
  • Thank You very much Scylla for starting the new thread and for the beautiful photographs in your opening post, I see they have been "Scyllafied" 

    Not much to report from the nest at the moment, brooding taking place, and osprey has back to the cam, thinks its 3J Telyn though. 

    Love the highlighted captures you posted at 1.26 pm 

     EJ's Photo Thread    Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020

  • In reply to MaryGK:

    MaryGK said:
    Thank You very much Scylla for starting the new thread and for the beautiful photographs in your opening post, I see they have been "Scyllafied" 

    Thank you, MARY, the compliment is highly appreciated as I had to cobble something together from sub-optimal snaps, me having lost things as usual

    I hope you're having a good rest, LIMPY, and not a flare-up :-*

    About 17:30 Idris brought another flapping fish to the high perch:

    After about 10 minutes he brought it to the nest, having managed to get it started:

    As you can see, there was a leftover on the nest so both parent were able to feed the chicks - Idris not very successfully, he's still learning:

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  • Oh my these chicks will need a suit of armour when Idris is around, he is very clumsy when around the chicks.   He kept treading on them, dropping sticks on them too.  Thankfully they look as though they are alright. 

    They zoomed in to check chick was OK

    Then wallop another stick gets dropped on them

    Awww

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     EJ's Photo Thread    Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020

  • I heard wing flaps, and Idris is at it again with the sticks, and this time he flattened one of the chicks.....    think I will stop looking at this nest until the chicks are older as watching Idris around the chicks is not good for the nerves. 

    Wing Flaps and stick is plonked down

    He flattens one of the chicks

    Again they zoom in to see if chick is OK

    Stick plonked on chicks again

    This is the one that had me cringing 

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     EJ's Photo Thread    Balgavies Loch Ospreys 2020