In reply to scylla:
Tiger's Osprey Info & World Bird Cams
01 August cont'd
KC2 got this one and ate well on the nest:
A crow flew off with the leftover:
MrsG got pestered:
Just before 11:00 KC4 came foraging, left empty:
Noon+++ Corvids picked around the nest.
KC4 was back and left:
KC4 got a Garfish !!!
KC4 managed to keep hold of it despite arriving rivals, they gave up trying and sat and waited:
Had to let it go for intruder alert:
I thought that KC2 got the gar afterwards, but they gradually left and there was no sign of it :-/
KC3 did some significant stick-shifting before flying.
This juvie is about to fly with a flounder - can't tell who, but seeing as KC4 has eaten, and KC3 is seen a few minutes later on the nest, then maybe it's KC2?
But if it was KC3 then he's dropped the fish and come back for another ???
Cos look, he's got a bit of fish on his beak:
Not to worry! He's got a nice trout now:
He ate it on the nest, may have flown with a tiny bit of tailend.
I think it was a mullet ??? KC2 flew off with it, leaving disappointed KC4 on the nest:
MrsG joined©Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlifebut she'd only brought a clump, she didn't stay:
KC4 waited and waited:
Practised fending off corvids:
Got rewarded with a fish, no very good view available, MrsG came and stood by while she was eating it:
I expect PATILY has been in here saying ENS by now, sorry P, I'm all behind as you can see! :)))
19:14 MrsG got this fish and flew off with it:
I wouldn't be surprised if there's some fish skin left on the nest, as KC4 was eating the middle bits and I didn't see her carry anything away when she flew.
A Jay! We never had a zoom on it, and it's evening, so...
I can't see any fish skin:
Mrs.G was on the nest around an 1 hr ago.
A cheeky Crow
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Its cleaning up the nest
Well there was something left, because KC4 came in @ 05:00 and took it away:
Next was MrsG pottering, shifting around nest material:
Then corvids and KC3 came and went, this was the scene @ daycam view:
Breakfish = a flounder for KC2, no-one else around:
MrsG has been on 'n off, she brought a stick and is now on the perch:
In reply to patily:
patily said:Somebody on the perch Can't erll who through the blurrs Is it still Mrs G?
Yes it was, PATILY, she flew @ 07:49 but was back again by 08:00, having a jolly good preen, then defending vs corvids and I'm not sure if a larger unseen intruder may have been involved...
Here, you'd think she was ignoring it, but she's just mentally preparing herself:
You'd think if it were a larger intruder her wings would mantle more widely... she flew off to chase... EDIT - checking Chat, someone has mentioned an intruder competing for MrsG's attention at this time:
She must have been very hungry - she deprived KC2 of this half-flounder and flew off with it and Heather said on Chat that she's "chewing her way thru" it in an oak:
08:58 KC2 had been sitting down, maybe lying low? when she was suddenly disturbed - there was a blackage (not my auto-refresh) and this was her before and after it, so if she got buzzed we missed it - but KC3 had flown in to the perch, he may have cause it:
What a lovely boy:
He flew shortly after this:
Break time here :)
Who scared KC3 off the nest?! (A shortie.)
You wouldn't know it, but this is the 10:58 flounder for KC3:
I can only think that "they" want a view of the fields behind the nest so's to see fly-pasts, but we therefore keep missing fish deliveries. However, cam was soon refocused so we can see KC3 being very silly, not realising the fish was waiting - but in all fairness I think there may have been a distraction:
KC3 ate on the nest.
KC4 arrived and waited for a share of fish, which she got, then another juvie arrived but I couldn't see the ring number before "it" flew.
KC4 also flew, leaving some fish on the nest which disappeared while my back was turned (ie, I must have skimmed past that event):
Thank you KC3 but what are you doing back here shouting but at least he's showing his ring number beautifully ;)
I think he's calling "Fish ahoy!":
13:09 - KC3 stayed on the nest eating it:
A Nuthatch visited (I cropped it and set sub-optimal filters, but I don't think it would have been very clear anyway), then MrsG flew in expecting to take the flounder in a quick touch-n-go but it didn't work:
KC2&3 both waited and left.
KC2 got a fish from Aran and flew off with it:
KC3 complained on the perch:
Another footgrab but KC3 got his fish OK and ate on the nest:
KC4 is waiting (at least no-one's MIA):
KC4 during a skirmish with corvids:
She got a flapping flounder a bit later:
Pester pester pester they were remorseless:
Aran brought a fish to the perch:
Aran nearly looked like a Harpy Eagle when he saw the crows causing bother to his daughter ;)
He took his fish to the nest and ate it there:
When MrsG arrived Aran flew with the fish! MrsG waited on then nest:
She finished KC4's fish (not an awful lot remained) and flew...
Heather found her in this tree:
That's all for this nest until "later" :)
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