Griffon Vulture Webcam in Israel

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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:09 am

16:17 One more shot - it's hard to say when we'll see the furry bloke again:
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16:29 A greater spotted eagle?
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16:31 The crows are not impressed:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:12 am

16:42 Mom's waiting for Dad:
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16:43 But Dad's crop is way too full, while 2E5 has got on Mom's nerves:
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16:43 No, you're not staying this close to my home:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:16 am

16:43 She pecks 2E5 in the back until the 4-year-old comes tumbling down feathers flying:
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16:45 The visiting raptor has got two new companions:
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16:45 A juvenile griffon comes into view to take a look at the unusual guest:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:21 am

16:53 A compromise is reached in no time:
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16:56 Two juvenile griffons are feeding on the sheep in the middle - one of the ravens seems to mind!
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16:57 The raven jumps on the griffon's back again! Both audacious and cheeky:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:25 am

16:57 The eagle takes off:
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16:58 More griffons arrive - will we get to see H17 this time?
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17:01 The party is not as chaotic and violent as normally:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:30 am

17:07 But then there are only about 10-12 griffons at the restaurant this afternoon and three separate table are laid:
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17:12 There are at least three youngsters at the station, but none of the them is H17:
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17:21 Mom's joined the youngsters:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:33 am

17:23 The crows have returned:
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17:25 H14 flashes his/her ring:
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17:56 And that's how the day ended:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 1:35 am

18:16 Another feast is on the cards tomorrow:
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18:21 Let's hope for an update on H17 (and on J80) soon:
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22:24 Good night!
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 10:36 pm

24 October

00:58 A busy night at the restaurant
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06:35 IR Dad:
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06:45 Where's the wife?
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 10:39 pm

06:45 Disappointed with Mom not coming to say hello, Dad sets out on a morning trip:
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07:05 The early bird has caught a big rotting worm:
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07:09 Dad jumps into the nest...:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 10:43 pm

07:24 ... and a quarter or so later Mom finally arrives (to wipe her beak against the castle walls):
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08:34 The day's feeding station stream has just started, revealing hooded crows and a juvenile griffon at breakfast:
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08:42 Two youngsters (the one on the left is almost certainly C58):
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 10:48 pm

08:50 The other youngster (of lighter plumage) is H14:
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09:28 The parents have joined forces, but there are hardly any challengers today:
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09:58 A raven on the ribs:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:27 pm

10:52 The mongoose has come back!
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10:54 The four-legged visitor enjoys more lamb:
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11:42 And here's a black kite:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:29 pm

11:46 The sublime art of balancing your weight:
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11:47 Up and away. Why?
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11:47 Because the mongoose is back for a dessert:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:32 pm

11:48 These ravens must have a lot of faith in their brains:
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11:48 They're both scared just as much:
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11:49 Eventually, it's the raven who prevails:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:36 pm

12:18 Three carcasses for three black kites:
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15:20 Crows everywhere:
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15:55 Getting used to the new bedding, aren't we?
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:40 pm

16:03 Mom's version of the ostrich act (or a griffon equivalent of a face palm in response to Dad's irresponsiveness):
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16:47 The griffon gang begin to arrive:
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16:57 The ravens withdraw:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:42 pm

16:59 Half a dozen vultures:
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17:06 Then a few more:
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17:14 Quite a number of regular visitors are absent:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:44 pm

17:18 There have been days with more than two dozen griffons feasting at once:
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17:24 Take a bow...:
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17:24 ... and leave:
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Post by Marbzy » October 24th, 2020, 11:46 pm

18:01 There's been no sign of H17 today again:
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18:08 Some things never change:
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18:25 Good night!
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