In reply to doggie:
Great capture D .. no surprise they're growing so fast, a very well fed family!!
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'Tis a bit worrying D. they are all still huddled in corner (hopefully!) Not seen this before but it is chilly & windy today, maybe that's it?
That's a good comparison from the archives D! Just had another look & no change but parent is being buffeted by a strong old blow & is obviously sheltering chicks from the worst of it!
In reply to WendyBartter:
Just had another check & found empty box but then a parent bird returned
Went to corner again & was clearly looking at chicks, saw a flash of white feather but parent bird looking around quite agitated - wonder if there has been some kind of attack?
Just had a mad thought - do you think they might have moved to a slightly cleaner area??
Good to hear the chicks are ok Alan, the little blighters are hiding in the corner lol
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In reply to HAZY:
Just have to hope they will gradually emerge as the weather improves!!
Not unless they learn to balance on each others' shoulders! LOL
Mummy knows best - snug as bugs!!
Just as well 'cos it's real chilly out there!
Good to see one has come out of the corner ... just look at how big he is!
Getting all growed up & preening like an adult!
Great update :) those cuties are growing rapidly
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