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Re: Peregrine 2012 Season - Part 4 17 June 2012

Originally Posted by Pol View Post
Wow! These are amazing pics and an excellent film.

I'm especially fascinated by the adult clutching the pigeon. Does a chick get to have the whole pigeon for itself or does the adult tear it up and share it amongst her chicks?

Hi Pol, Thanks for your reply.

From my observations, the adult feeds each of the chicks whilst they are on the nest site (see image 1). When they have fledged, they are given complete birds individually. They rarely return to the nest site but have their own feeding areas.
Kind regards

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