Hi b&b, Ken did not visit The Gambia & Senegal last year nor this. However he has done the most amazing work for the school programme - between The Gambia/Senegal and the UK - he has visited so many schools locally - he and the RW Osprey Project team have worked so hard - we need to teach the children all over the world.
lol. I did call someone Tim and assumed it was Ken as was told who-ever it was wrote good blogs. Keep up the good work :)
big hole but think this is the video lol
West Africa 2012 video diary 1 - Allahein river:
Mrs is keeping the chicks warm and dry, and 5R is keeping the family well-fed. There is the most enormous lump of fish in the nest, - however did he pull that out of the water?
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
It seems that the MB pair have had the worst of the weather today; it's not stopped here all day. Mrs 5R looks totally bedraggled at the moment:
Sandy : You are absolutely right, it has been a shocker of a day for June. Rained all day, sometimes heavy and fairly steady at the moment. Cold as well.
A shocker indeed, Alan, and there's more to come this week if the forecast is to be believed. Feel so sorry for Mrs. at the moment: her dedication to the chicks is quite humbling. At least one of the chicks is OK though, as a few minutes ago a seemingly warm, dry, fluffy bum appeared from under her to fire one over the side!
Mrs brooding and nibbling at fish from that position Looks dry AT THE MOMENT
Well it looks as though these chicks better make the most of the morning sunshine if as you say the weather is going to close in again latter in the week.......
A very old Shropshire Lad.
Looks like Mrs is having a well earned break from the nest:
Two lovely growing chicks, one has a much darker head than the other.
The forecast is for wet weather again tomorrow unfortunately.
May video diary here
There's a stick laid across the chicks! Maybe Mrs is trying to keep order, they were scrapping earlier.