Nice age for banding, but alas the permits were not forthcoming.
Diet has been a steady stream of young starlings plus a couple of rosellas (one crimson, one eastern I think).
Chicks seem to be healthy, well and cheeky. Here our little male “Vim” is teasing Mum. The video is in Microsoft Video 1 and should have sound.
At this age, they are rather in the ‘ugly duckling’ stage, but it won’t be long before they turn into sleek and beautiful juveniles
And finally, I have been very impressed with the wing-flapping ability – and how they scoot around box without hitting each other, like dodgem cars.
Time to go. Will be around tomorrow and this weekend to keep an eye on things