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VIDEO: In the morning at 6.32 in stork nest

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Fri, 17.05.2019 - 09:53

Video recorded by  Urmas Lett,
Estonian text posted 16.05.2019
English translation Liis


Black stork         Must-toonekurg         Ciconia nigra


Late in the evening yesterday it was clear that the stork chicks would be hatched in the morning, or on the way to be hatched.

In the video we can see the first hatched chick and watchers of the webcam will soon see the new generation of black storks.

Quiet incubation period in black stork nest ending

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Fri, 17.05.2019 - 09:45

Screencap from webcam  Liz, LK forum
Estonian text posted 15.05.2019
English translation Liis

Male stork bringing more nest materials


Black stork        Must-toonekurg         Ciconia nigra


The long five-week incubation period of the black storks is coming to an end, but it can still be affected by the changeable weather this spring. The adults lie on the eggs by turns, and during the last few days material for the nest border has been brought in and the nest has been filled in with moss and from some eggs quiet ”talking” can be heard .

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