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  1. Qatartiger Cambridgetiger

    Qatartiger Cambridgetiger Well-Known Member

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    We should have chicks in about a month or so.

    Layed quite early this year.

    Eggs Laying date: 23 Mar to 28 Apr.
    Typical clutch: 3 – 4. Colour: mottled brown-red. Size: 41x52mm Weight: 48g.
    Broods: 1.
    Incubation: 31-34 days.
    Juvenile Hatching to fledging: ~40 days.
    1 st year survival rate: 55%.
    Age to 1st breeding: 2 yrs.
    Adult Status: resident breeder, Passage/winter visitor. UK population (summer): 1500 pairs (2005). Average Life expectancy: 6 years. UK Conservation status: recovering from Amber. Known for: being the fastest bird in the world; in excess of 150mph in a dive.
     
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  2. Qatartiger Cambridgetiger

    Qatartiger Cambridgetiger Well-Known Member

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    She doesn't look too happy that you're there...
     
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    That's a Harris Hawk John.
     
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  5. Qatartiger Cambridgetiger

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    This was from 5th of May 2016 Norwich. Great footage of the pair working together. 4 chicks in all.


     
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    Second Video is a summary of all last year from chicks to fledging. Worth a look.

     
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  7. Dr.Stanley O'Google, HCFC

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    Just had a Sparrow Hawk fly in/around, looking for dinner. It knows the little birds are around the feeders and hopes to get one.

    I opened the window and shouted it away.



    Plenty of food around the hedgerows, you lazy ****.....
     
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