A new camera in Riga, Latvia - a Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) nest in urban vicinity
There is already breeding activity!
Note: On April 21 the stream through Pontu server was taken off! The known addresses for all devices no longer work - if you want to follow, there is a Youtube link. There are no more Pontu pictures and videos in the known archives!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzioHRLRBmwVideo archive 2017 ftp://vilandes.ldf.lv/VistuVanagsRiga/
Birds were named from Latvian forum as Margo
and Misters Y
(2016)Picture from lianaliesma - thank you!
Goshawks have a weight from 0,52 kg (smallest males) up to 2,2 kg (biggest females), body length 46 -63 cm, wingspan 89 - 122 cm.
Most clutches have 2-4 eggs, eggs have a pale green to pale blue color.
Incubation time is 37-39 days.
Hawklets fledge after 40-45 days.
Breeding failed, see the first posts below2016
Egg #1 laid ---> 1. April viewtopic.php?p=450693#p450693
Egg #2 laid ---> 4. April viewtopic.php?p=451288#p451288
Egg #3 laid ---> 6. April viewtopic.php?p=451925#p451925
Egg #4 laid ---> 9. April viewtopic.php?p=452926#p452926
Egg #1 hatched ---> 11. May viewtopic.php?p=465110#p465110
Egg #2 hatched ---> 13. May viewtopic.php?p=465954#p4659542017
Forum season 2017 begins here: viewtopic.php?p=507231#p507231
Egg #1 is laid ---> 24. March viewtopic.php?p=517213#p517213
Egg #2 is laid ---> 27. March viewtopic.php?p=517587#p517587
Egg #3 is laid ---> 30. March viewtopic.php?p=518009#p518009
Egg #4 is laid ---> 1. April viewtopic.php?p=518349#p518349
Egg #5 is laid ---> 4. April https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=VWcuu8UpzIo