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BuckinghamshireBoy Mar 10th 2021 5:26 pm

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Originally Posted by caretaker (Post 12982209)
When they dive for fish it looks like they're flying underwater, and they own the air, but yeah, bad on land.

Likely the result of a hangover. We've all had 'iffy' squid at some point in our lives, haven't we? ;)

Bo-Jangles Mar 11th 2021 7:09 am

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I just thought it was typical slow news day in NZ, so glad it made news elsewhere around the world.

Originally Posted by Expatrick (Post 12982182)
Difficult to say, the landing implies male, the huffy walk off implies female! :rofl:

That huffy walk off reminded me of a cat after an inelegant landing, strutting away with head in the air, like nothing happened and hoping nobody noticed.

BuckinghamshireBoy Mar 12th 2021 1:46 pm

Re: Bevs' Albatross Cam

Originally Posted by BuckinghamshireBoy (Post 12979468)
We must be getting close to establishing the chick's gender? Based on last year, should be round about now...

Just found this post (of 4 days ago) from Ranger Sharyn on the website.

Today the Royal cam chick is 44 days old, a female and has two female chick neighbours, the one next door and the one down the bank.

The Royalcam chick was weighed this morning although we did not see it on the live stream and came in at 3.5kg. This is a healthy weight for a female chick of this age.
I also picked up on Sharyn's link which shows where Mum and Dad get to.

BuckinghamshireBoy Mar 13th 2021 2:41 pm

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BEVS Mar 31st 2021 9:54 pm

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Chick is growing very fast now.

BEVS Mar 31st 2021 9:56 pm

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Oh and some barn owls have an egglet.
It is a bit slow to load but it is live.

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