Latvian black storks - 2019

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Post by Sue » August 1st, 2019, 8:26 pm

Liz01 wrote:
August 1st, 2019, 3:44 pm
Kaupo was here :loveshower: Great to see him again.
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:loveshower: I did not expect him now, what a nice surprise. See you, Kaupo and Gaja, have a safe travelling, be careful and please come next season :bow: . You are amazing storks and parents :2thumbsup: .

Thanks a lot to Liz and Solo and to all of you for your comments here. Liz, beautiful photos, especially the one he was watching us :laugh: .

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Post by Liz01 » August 2nd, 2019, 6:11 am

Sue wrote:
August 1st, 2019, 8:26 pm
:loveshower: I did not expect him now, what a nice surprise. See you, Kaupo and Gaja, have a safe travelling, be careful and please come next season :bow: . You are amazing storks and parents :2thumbsup: .
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Solo, Sue, you're welcome :D

I expected him to come to his nest for a last visit. That's why I kept watching every day. This was a late visit for a non-brooding stork.
But Kaupo and Gaja are an exceptional couple. :innocent:

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Post by Solo » August 3rd, 2019, 11:28 pm

Liz01 wrote:
August 2nd, 2019, 6:11 am
...But Kaupo and Gaja are an exceptional couple. :innocent:
:nod: :nod: :nod:

Kaupo + Gaja + storklets 2018 :D

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Post by Liz01 » August 4th, 2019, 4:49 am

Solo wrote:
August 3rd, 2019, 11:28 pm
:nod:

Kaupo + Gaja + storklets 2018 :D
https://youtu.be/9aqvxe2lWyk
Solo, thanks for the video Link :2thumbsup: :loveshower:

I'm on the way .. in one hour :wave:

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Post by Solo » August 8th, 2019, 3:05 pm

August 8

FB Melnais stārķis. Dzīvības lidojums

(GT-little correction)
During the winter season, nest searches were conducted with the help of volunteers, and one of the areas to be searched was the Virkus Forest near Dobele. The good news is that this nest is successful this year and has 4 hatched chicks. Perhaps this year this is the only nest with such a number of chickens, in all the rest are 2-3. Admittedly, 2-3 stork chicks are easier to feed to parents than 4, so time will tell just how successful this nest is at the end of the season.
The bad news - This year is the worst in terms of unproductive nests. This year, 70% of all known nests are unproductive. Unfortunately, the proportion of non-productive nests in the total number of nests has never been higher.
We are grateful to all the supporters who have helped Maris Strazds to survey more than 100 nests so far and also to draw conclusions from what the Black Storks have been up to this year. Unfortunately, it is nothing good, but at least we know it and it is valuable. Let's keep up!
:loveshower: (I hope even the smallest chick is still alive)
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Post by Liz01 » August 8th, 2019, 5:46 pm

Solo wrote:
August 8th, 2019, 3:05 pm

(GT-little correction)
During the winter season, nest searches were conducted with the help of volunteers, ..............
solo, thank you very much for the news. good news and bad news :shake: :2thumbsup:

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Post by Abigyl » August 9th, 2019, 10:42 pm

Thanks Solo!

It was very interesting to read, but as you said, it's not the best news. :innocent:

Let's hope for better results next year.

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Post by Birdfriend » August 11th, 2019, 11:03 pm

Liz great that you were able to catch the final visit from Kaupo on the nest. Thank you for the pics and comments and video! :wave:
Solo thanks for sharing the news, more sadly for the black stork population.
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Post by asteria » August 13th, 2019, 3:49 pm

If the nest is not ruined, the next season has a better chance. :mrgreen:

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Post by Solo » August 13th, 2019, 8:08 pm

asteria wrote:
August 13th, 2019, 3:49 pm
If the nest is not ruined, the next season has a better chance. :mrgreen:
now is still all right here
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Post by chrisitz » August 14th, 2019, 1:00 pm

many thanks for the wonderful video. lovely :loveshower:

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Post by Solo » August 15th, 2019, 5:46 pm

chrisitz wrote:
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many thanks for the wonderful video. ...
Chrisitz, you're welcome :wave:

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Post by Solo » August 30th, 2019, 3:52 pm

pleas help Hungarian storklovers
- too much young storklet perished in first days after they fly out of the nest and adult storks, raptors and also migrating birds are often victims. The numbers are very big - as a minimum, about 30 000 birds may be affected by an electric shock, medium 170 000, maximum 500 000 birds.

https://www.peticiok.com/az_eon_szigete ... I9QiOrWL88
on this page little down after the Hungarian text is this text also English, for signing click pls on the blue "Petíció aláírása" in menu right and confirm your signature in the mail as usual

thanx very much

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Post by Liz01 » September 5th, 2019, 7:41 pm

September 5

18:16 A squirrel collects nesting material :mrgreen:
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Post by Liz01 » September 9th, 2019, 8:13 am

September 9

good morning :hi:

6:34
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A ps or an injury ?
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Post by Nordri » September 9th, 2019, 9:18 am

the wound is symmetrical on both sides (as from grip with teeth). worsened in a week. Probably, a conflict with another squirrel or a young marten
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Post by Liz01 » September 9th, 2019, 4:39 pm

Nordri wrote:
September 9th, 2019, 9:18 am
the wound is symmetrical on both sides (as from grip with teeth). worsened in a week. Probably, a conflict with another squirrel or a young marten...
Nordri, :wave: thank you!
that does not look good. I hope it will heal. :bow:
I think it was rater a marten. I saw it on other cams. They eat them.

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Post by Solo » September 10th, 2019, 12:46 pm

Nordri wrote:
September 9th, 2019, 9:18 am
the wound is symmetrical on both sides (as from grip with teeth). worsened in a week. Probably, a conflict with another squirrel or a young marten
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the two of September 3 and 9 may not be the same :puzzled:

they are here more squirrels (video by Liz) - this one is without injury
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Liz01 wrote:
September 9th, 2019, 4:39 pm
that does not look good. I hope it will heal. :bow:
I think it was rater a marten. I saw it on other cams. They eat them.
I am sorry for little squirrel/s

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Post by Liz01 » September 10th, 2019, 2:25 pm

Solo wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 12:46 pm
they are here more squirrels (video by Liz) - this one is healthy...
Solo :hi: :D
I also thought that there must be more than one.

Great that you are back :2thumbsup:

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Post by Solo » September 11th, 2019, 8:39 am

Liz01 wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 2:25 pm
...Great that you are back :2thumbsup:
:D :wave:

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