Day One – hatchling watch

Even though peregrine mum and dad are getting quite sick of their dedicated egg-sitting vigil today is roughly the first possible hatching day. So far no signs of new life but all three eggs are still being incubated with no rejects.

Time for a snooze
Time for a snooze

Flies have arrived with the warmer weather and make sitting stationary for too long an annoying job!

Unsuccessful attempt at catching a passing fly
Unsuccessful attempt at catching a passing fly

The nest camera is misbehaving quite badly at the moment and we’ve had to close off viewing access to other staff to try and solve the problem of constantly dropping connections. Not a good time to lose the link so there will be plenty more tower climbs in the next few days & weeks.

New videos can be found here (Dad trying to sit) and here (Mum taking a break)

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