UPDATED: Victor stands on his own, Brooks is home, Padarn fledges and other news in Bird World

THE FEMALE AT THE FINNISH NEST CONTINUES TO BE QUITE UNWELL. THE CONFUSION WAS BECAUSE OF A FEMALE INTRUDER ON THE NEST THAT TOOK THE CHICKS FISH AND PECKED AT THEM.

Mary Ann Steggles

19 July 2022

UPDATED: PLEASE SEE SECTION ON FINNISH NEST

The big news of the day is that the physical therapy for Victor at the Ojai Raptor Centre must have really helped! The staff caught Victor standing for the first time on his own this morning. It feels like the time to bust out the champagne or a glass of herb lemonade. Tears of joy. Victor is 14 weeks old.

No images provided but so happy that physical therapy is working. We knew you could do it, Victor!

Oh, what a relief. The minute I hit ‘publish’ on the early news, a notice appeared in the inbox that Brooks had returned to Rosie and Richmond’s nest on the Whirley Crane in the Richmond Shipping Yards. Gone for 49 hours, 44 minutes and 36 seconds, Brooks was obviously hungry. He was screaming his head off for a fish! Like many of…

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1 Comment

  1. Linda Kontol says:

    Thanks Mary Ann for the update on the Mom on the Finnish nest. It may be why she has been away and may be injured or something from the intruder. Prayers and get well wishes for her 🙏❤️ Hopefully the intruder will stay away 🙏
    We look forward to more updates.
    Take care and thank you Mary Ann!
    Linda

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