8 May 2012. Its a misty Norfolk morning just after sunrise and its time for the first feed of the day. 5 minutes before, the female had flown off for a bit of exercise and the male took his chance to come in with food and feed the chicks. He has been busting a gut to do this for several days now but the female had always blocked him. Its doesn’t last for long though (beginning a couple of minutes before the start of the clips) as she then flies in with her own food parcel and elbows him out of the way. We then get great views of the chicks being fed and it shows just how much the chicks have grown.
David Gittens | Volunteer – Wildlife CCTV,
Hawk and Owl Trust – Sculthorpe Moor
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