In reply to WendyBartter:
As you strange strange, suggestions.
She doesn't even want the food he offers her, so wonder if there was a feed just prior to this ?
The chicks are not even clambering , and happy to be snugged under Mum.
So she is tightly protecting them and as you say seems to say 'go away'
Will you send the vid to Nick D for his comments?
In reply to SunnyKate2:
SunnyKate2 said:Will you send the vid to Nick D for his comments?
Have done so Kate, will let you know what he says (he's at work just now!)
2013 photos & vids here
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Dad acting up again, begging for food even though he at some & then pinching some prey from Mum as she feeds chicks ... looks like she had some left though as she carries on feeding, shame she is blocking our view!
How strange I looked in when at the end so missed him messing about.
I came in just as he was finishing whatever he had ... would have loved to have seen it from the start!
Long time since I captured some footage ... bit of a debacle (again) over food, no sound but I listened & she was literally screaming at him after he'd handed over the quite small prey item which Mum fed to babies!
After the meal (which didn't last long) I saw that one of the chicks appeared to be stuck straddling one of the unhatched eggs ... hope Dad managed to get him free ...
Noticeable chicks' growth spurt albeit being fed with scraps just now!
WendyBartter said:Noticeable chicks' growth spurt
Awh!!!! and look at them today....
Somebody a bit bored & has excess energy ... makes me laugh to see him wake sibling but don't last long before sleep overtakes! Dad stands guard whilst they play!
Cam down .... are they ringing?
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