Black Stork Nest in Karula 2019

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Re: Black Stork Nest in Karula 2019

Post by Michi » June 20th, 2019, 1:20 am

Good evening everyone, :wave:
Crissy wrote:
June 19th, 2019, 10:19 pm
22:12:35 storklets growling
I'm not sure if the storklets scared each other by accident. While the storks were growling (they only did it very briefly), they all looked to the left. I've watched the moment when they got up several times, but could not see any other bird flying by.
All storklets were frozen after growling, - for a bit more than two minutes. This seems very long, - for that they have "only" scared each other. Maybe that's normal, I don't know. :puzzled:

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22:12:39 The left storklet growled ...
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22:12:40 ... here the one on the right.
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22:12:45 They are frozen.
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Post by Michi » June 20th, 2019, 1:29 am

22:13:32 Still frozen ...
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22:13:53
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At 22:14:50 the first storklet moved and made a PS.
22:15:03
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This was definitely a somewhat stressful situation for the storklets.

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Post by Michi » June 20th, 2019, 1:48 am

The storklets seem to have calmed down and are recovering.

22:15:41
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Many thanks for the reports and interesting pictures of our beautiful storks and storklets, Liz, Crissy, aquiline and Anne! :2thumbsup: All the pictures are beautiful, sometimes so funny (because of your comments :mrgreen: ), and I've a favorite picture almost every day.
The most beautiful ones I take as screen saver for the PCs at home and in the office.

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Post by Michi » June 20th, 2019, 2:20 am

22:52 So sweet when they cuddle up so tightly for sleeping. :D
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At 23:18 all three made a PS. Then they preened themselves.

23:23 The storklet sitting in front had lost a bit of his balance while preening, and stumbled. After that he probably preferred to sit down.
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Good night everyone!

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 6:18 am

June 20

Good Morning :hi:

Thank you for reporting.
Sorry.. after that event, I could not set any smile

5:39 the goshawk is near the nest .. very bad. He tries to land there. :shock:
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He is in the nest- next to the storklets
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5:40 He attacks a storklet bad.
5:41 jumps in the nest :slap:
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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 6:22 am

I can not see the third

5:42:10 The third is falling down :cry: :cry:
my baby :bow:
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6:23 they are still alerted.
6:25 one is doing a ps. Calling in strange voice.

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 6:32 am

I feel very bad... no, I feel sick :cry: :faint:

I've done a video in SLOMO.
I do not take any more pictures. I can not!



6:53 Slowly the little ones calm down.

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 6:59 am

6:58 is the goshawk back? Storklets defending

I do not know if the hawk has seen the chick fell off as a prey. If not, he will come again!

7:05 still danger :bow:
7:25 They are still not relaxed. I hope Kati or Karl will come soon.

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Post by erak » June 20th, 2019, 7:08 am

Is third storklet alive? If he is, anyone can help him back to nest?

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Post by Solo » June 20th, 2019, 7:43 am

Liz01 wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 6:22 am
I can not see the third
5:42:10 The third is falling down
OMG :cry: :cry: :cry:
so big storklet and still in that danger :shock:

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 7:45 am

erak wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 7:08 am
Is third storklet alive? If he is, anyone can help him back to nest?
It fell down from very high altitude. It is probably dead. I hope so! I do not want to imagine, that our little one is seriously injured. I'm not sure, but I think the hawk has taken a part of it. He came for food.

EDIT: I think Urmas knows best if he should go there. He decides

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 7:48 am

Solo wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 7:43 am
OMG :cry: :cry: :cry:
so big storklet and still in that danger :shock:
Solo, a goshawk is able to catch big preys.. We know that the chicks do not weigh much. For a goshawk it is not a big weight.
I still feel very bad.
And I hope very much, that he doesn't come back

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 7:49 am

7:48 here again :cry: that's slowly too much

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Post by Eike » June 20th, 2019, 7:51 am

Hope the little stork is not hurt. What about him? Will he be saved and brought to a rescue station if alive?

I am sad, but that is daily circle of life in nature: our spirit will be eternal living, the stork's too.
And if there are cam's near the nests, we see those things or shut our eyes.
Schicke Liebe voraus und berühre erst dann!
Envoie d'adord de l'amour, puis seulement après effleure et touche.
Send love in advance, and only then, touch!

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 7:55 am

Eike wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 7:51 am
Hope the little stork is not hurt. What about him? Will he be saved and brought to a rescue station if alive?
......
Well, in such a deep fall it is badly hurt or dead. And it is a prey for the goshawk.

Due to the reaction of the storklets, I think the hawk is nearby and eats. They look down!

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 7:56 am

7:55 he is still near
7:58 the goshawk is on the right :bow:
They are still in great danger. Clattering with his beak and growling.
8:02 clattering with the beak. I hope the goshawk will disappear soon.

8:04 :sad:
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Post by Solo » June 20th, 2019, 8:13 am

Liz01 wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 7:56 am
... I hope the goshawk will disappear soon....
that seems to me not good season, not for migraton :bow: , not on more BS nest :bow: , not on much WS nest - too much loss :bow:

goshawk "only" touched the storklet - storklet lost balance :bow: I am sooo sorry :cry:

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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 8:16 am

8:15 he is here again :cry:

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Post by HelenL44 » June 20th, 2019, 8:18 am

I don't have the new YouTube stork cam - it must have changed yesterday when I wasn't on. And I can't get on the Looduskalender cam - would someone post the newest YT cam URL? thanks.
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Post by Liz01 » June 20th, 2019, 8:20 am

HelenL44 wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 8:18 am
I don't have the new YouTube stork cam - it must have changed yesterday when I wasn't on. And I can't get on the Looduskalender cam - would someone post the newest YT cam URL? thanks.
Helen here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTUVy1dM0Fo

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