Bath update. Parenting continues with ‘third wheel’ KP still in attendance

In the afternoon of 1 May, tiercel AA stands guard over his brood, apparently in a position that will prevent KP getting behind him to get the upper hand.  KP appears to get the message and heads off.  As the falcon enters the nest box to feed the chicks AA heads off without question after receiving what sounds pretty much like a direct order.  After an extensive feeding session, the falcon heads off to cache the left overs on the roof of the nest box and returns in short order to continue to brood her chicks. A video of the activity:

 https://youtu.be/fBKN_t9ZN5k

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