Sunday, October 20, 2019

Falcon Chicks

Don't forget to check on the falcon chicks on top of a building in Melbourne. The three chicks seem to be thriving this year and the parents are now spending a lot of time away from the nest, presumably hunting for these hungry little fluffy things. In fact every time I check, the parents are never there but obviously they are feeding them. One chick does seem a little listless at times though......not sure really.

https://www.367collinsfalcons.com.au/




12 comments:

  1. How absolutely fascinating. I was lucky enough to see a parent come in with food. Two chicks got most of it, but the third finally got a look-in.
    I have bookmarked the sight. Many thanks.

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  2. Wow that's great do you feel like grandparents.
    Merle................

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    1. Merle, it is a little like being grandparents, worrying about the young ones.

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  3. They were pretty active when I looked. Poking and pecking at each other. That's a good sign.

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    1. No Thoughts, yes, that is a good sign.

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  4. OMG they are adorable. I love these webcams giving us glimpses of birds of all kinds.

    I never cease to be amazed at the birds outside my window, the comings and goings and I always get a kick out of them passing each other going in different directions like cars.

    XO
    WWW

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    1. Same here WWW. One reason it is good to be many storeys above ground. Birds do it better than cars as they don't crash into each other.

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  5. I guess I"m soft hearted. I hate watching the nest cams. Fearful which will die first.

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    1. Strayer, it is looking much better this year.

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  6. EC explains why one chick doesn't seem as robust. The parents need an "uncle" to help out so all three get fed at once.

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    1. River, yes a kindly uncle. I think it is the norm for one chick to be underfed. It is the cruel survival of the fittest.

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