This fantastic video footage shot by a group member  Peter Welsh wonderfully illustrates the care and attention that these devoted parents give to their offspring.

The videos opening sequence shows the Tiercel incubating the brood, he is startled by his mates arrival on the ledge/old Ravens stick nest, possibly due to her low and almost silent approach. After a while he relinquishes his attentive duties and she moves in to inspect another egg in the final stages of hatching. rather than go straight into sitting, she helps the newest arrival by careful removing the final piece of shell. Sit back and enjoy this lovely video from the Cornish coast listening to those glorious sounds of gulls and sea. This is what watching coastal peregrines is all about.

 

 

 

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