Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Hatching - Any moment now

A changeover this morning  at 08:45am  revealed a clear pip in one of the four eggs,  and over the microphone on Webcam Page 1 a faint squealing sound of one of the unhatched chicked can clearly be heard.
Changeover at 08:45am 

So,  today looks highly likely to see our eggs hatching. Keep on watching...!

10 comments:

kate said...

Thanks Nick
Can certainly see pip and as you say hear chirrups.

11.00 still waiting.

Bee Thistle said...

11:46 it's happening!!! Lots of clear loud cheeping, mama stood up and there's a lot of white fluff poking out of one of the eggs. :)

Bee Thistle said...

11:51 whole chick out now, mama eating the shell.

Bee Thistle said...

Best shot I could get in my amateur capacity. More cheeping from inside at least one other egg is also going on. :) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v521/silverbucket/chicky.jpg

Bee Thistle said...

Changeover at exactly 12pm, dad ate a bit of shell too. Below are shots of both parent birds with their baby. :) (Apologies for the Photobucket links, I don't know how to use Flickr).

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v521/silverbucket/newchick.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v521/silverbucket/newchick2.jpg

Bee Thistle said...

The male keeps making an alarm call, is that normal at hatching time?

kate said...

Well done Bee

My scaps over on Flickr Derby Group.

Wendy Bartter said...

FIRST CHICK ... yippee!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8B1GsgKl7tI

Peregrine class said...

We are so exsied because one of the chicse have hached it was still wet from the egg. How
amasing was theat.Now it is dry it is fluffy.

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