This post updated 01 June
MrsG returned on the 25th of March and was joined by Aran on the 29th.
(The beginning of the reunion video is a must-see for all fans of MrsG - I'm posting it today 01 June, to remind us of a happy time before the tragedies of May 2021.)
The month of May brought unrelenting wind and rain, as well as persistent intruder KS8 (among others) - and Aran somehow injured his right wing, rendering him unable to fish. Within a few days all the chicks had sickened and died. It could hardly have been more stressful for MrsG and Aran, but they are recovering together while the caring Glaslyn team is supplying fish each night.
(The chicks' bodies have been removed from the nest by Aran and MrsG, so we shall never know the cause of their deaths.)
In the right margin of this page are links to Glaslyn's posts documenting the misfortunes on the nest.
All pictures and videos in this thread are (link to website)
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A new angle on the perch:
In reply to scylla:
In reply to Sandra :
Sandra P said:Many thanks for the new thread, Scylla!
Thank you, SANDRA - but I've become very thread-rusty over the closed season, can't remember the procedure
In reply to Karen:
The perch wasn't the regular perch:
MrsG flew to the nest (not from the perch you can see there) about 02:30 ???
She stayed on the nest until Aran joined her:
It's very difficult to follow because this cam keeps going wrong:
Aran preened on the perch for quite a while, he's not onscreen now, but MrsG is still on the nest.
Both looking very alert - is Aeron still in the area?
Off she goes
"Birds are, quite simply, little miracles - and as such they require care and consideration."
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Mrs.G and Aran looking very fabulous.
THANK YOU SCYLLA - for the new thread. Not easy during a go slow.
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