In reply to scylla:
Lovely treat Scylla, thanks!
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In reply to WendyBartter:
Cams back now!
Great vid, Scylla. Lovely to see the flight under the beams.
17:32 One just landed on the middle beam
In reply to Sandra :
19:42 Now on the back beam (assuming it's the same one as before, which I think was Mrs CBO)
Left the barn at 20:41 I can hear what sounds like a dog barking or an intermittent banging noise (hard to tell) in the near distance
20:57 Badgered on both cams
21:10 LS back, barn empty and all is now quiet.
21:27 Lost the LS again.
21:35 LS back
22:38 One on the back beam, a couple of loud rasping calls but can't see anything else around yet
It disappeared from view then flew low and out of the barn.
22:46 Arrived back and landed on the tray (no ring on leg)
22:47 There was a loud screeching call but all appeared ok as he started to preen
22:53 Wow! Such a high pitched screech! He looked behind his left shoulder as if watching something.
22:55 A low pitched rasp and then relaxed on the tray
23:04 He flew back out
23:50 All still and quiet in the barn. Goodnight ladies :)
Sandra good evenings work CHOL:):) your 1st scap, you assume correctly, as I glimpsed it fly back, walked to right as though to go out, (blinked) and it was in the position you captured,x
Both EN at mo.
Am out most of today, sorrreeee
In reply to SunnyKate2:
Morning Kate, thanks for the confirmation. Not to worry, have a lovely day :)
7:05 One landed on the tray (its back to us) and appeared to be downing prey.
7:09 Entered the box and stared at the cam a couple of times
7:12 It's Mrs CBO
Hasn't moved far....
Before the difficulties of life crashed in on me I did make a test vid of the Mrs preening in the nestbox around 10.25 this morning ... better late than never eh?
Bit of glare in there!
Lovely, ta Wendy :)
The cam lens appears to have been cleaned, it does look a lot brighter in there.
16:54 A stretch before leaving the box
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