Latvian black storks - 2020/2021

Black Stork nests in Latvia
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what a lousy weather :slap:
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oh dear! It will rain till 21:00 and then again tomorrow

18:59 it sounds like a thunder
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reast of day... night and tomorrow till 14:00
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20:20 the sun
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20:40 the stream stutters a lot. They are very active now :2thumbsup:
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Ouffffff....

We had 3 babies and now we have 3 very old ladies :slap:

The rain is turning them into old birds :rotf:
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Grey Heron and a Black stork together in a brook.

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20:45 the rain is gone.. all is wet
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21:13 it's getting dark
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summary for the day:
two feedings
Grafs 2x
Grafine 0


Grafiene was at the nest for the last time on August 12th at 14:40

The earliest documented fledge was 56 days in a nest with 4 chicks. On average, they spend 65-72 days in the nest, depending on the food available.

Hatch Times:
June 12th - #1 is today 67 days old
June 14th - #2 is today 65 days old
June 15th - #3 is today 64 days old

Storklets #2 and #3 hatched in the darkness. Could be they are 66 and 65 days old.
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August 19

Good Morning everyone :hi:

5:29 Dawn at the nest
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5:37
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6:18.. it it cold for them
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6:31 it is already getting windy again :slap:
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if they can fly they are able to have shelter under the tree. The night must have been very exhausting. they have stood motionless for hours.
6:36 oh dear! strong wind :slap:

6:44 they are doing morning yoga :D that was a very short activity
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7:44 preening the sibling
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7:21 it is very exhausting for the storklets. they are sleeping again
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8:25 I'm glad, there is no rain. but only 13 degree till 16:00 it will be 17 degree. rain is expected at 10:00
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:innocent: :innocent:
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tomorrow we will have sunny and dry weather
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they are active again
9:03 stretching
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preening each other
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9:05 preening the sibling :D
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wing exercises
strong wind
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9:06
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jumping
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strong wind :slap:
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jumping storklet :2thumbsup:
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high in the air
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still high jumping :loveshower:
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big wings
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9:08 beak fencing
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9:22 preening session. it's not easy because the wind is pushing the branches down.
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9:45 twigs are very interesting :laugh:
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9:45 wind .. wind...
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strong wind
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stretching out wings and body
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Hi there :innocent:
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what a lousy weather :slap:
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11:38 strong wing exercises :loveshower:
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12:21 it starts raining.. I hope Grafs is on the way :bow:

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12:37 Grafs brings late breakfast :loveshower:
and a rain shower :mrgreen:
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he has brought nice size fishes :2thumbsup:
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fishies :innocent:
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