Archive | July, 2018

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2018 Chicks Fledge

There is nothing more exciting, or nerve wrecking, than watching the first fledging of the season. From the day the eldest chick, KS3, turned 49 days old, we were afraid to take our eyes away from the nest. We needn’t have worried however. The chicks were happy to keep us waiting. Although the window for […]

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Congratulations, it’s a…

As many have correctly guessed, Mrs G and Aran have two female chicks and a male on the nest this year. At the ringing on Monday evening of this week, the two females weighed well above the 1500g maximum of the scale and the male came in at 1460g. It seems Aran’s persistent and reliable […]