Breeding Behavior

In order to ensure an even incubation of the eggs, the eggs are turned at regular intervals and also the falcon (here: Perenelle) changes its incubation position.   Hits: 43


This morning they had some discussions before Falco could take over. Was it because he left the nest box around 7 a.m. without waiting for her return? Between 11 a.m. and noon Falco came twice to take over but he didn’t seem to be welcome. At 1:30 p.m. Perenelle finally accepted.  Hits: 61

Spring Cleaning?

Today, shortly before lunch time Perenelle starts some activities. But what is she doing? Is she cleaning up and sorting out feathers and pebbles? Or is she chasing bugs? She devotionally takes care of the “rearmost corner” of the nest box.   Hits: 28