Summary of Events - 2013

The diary started this year on Thursday 3rd January 2013.

  Box1 Box2 Box3
1 Apr Approximate date of the start of nest building Approximate date of the start of nest building  
12 Apr   Nest complete  
17 Apr   Roosting overnight started  
19 Apr Roosting overnight started    
21 Apr Nest complete    
23 Apr   FIRST EGG! (Sally)  
24 Apr   Egg 2  
25 Apr   Egg 3  
26 Apr FIRST EGG! Egg 4  
27 Apr Egg 2 Egg 5  
28 Apr Egg 3 Egg 6  
29 Apr Egg 4 Egg 7  
30 Apr Egg 5 Egg 8  
1 May Egg 6 Egg 10! - Scruff now also laying!  
2 May Egg 7.  Partial incubation started Egg 12! - Another pair of eggs laid.
Incubation started by Sally.
 
3 May Egg 8.  Full incubation. Egg 14 - Sally's last egg laid today  
4 May   Egg 15 - Scruff still laying an egg each day  
5 May   Egg 16  
6 May   Egg 17  
7 May   Egg 18  
8 May   Egg 19  
9 May   Egg 19 - Scruff is also trying to incubate the eggs  
10 May   Egg 20  
11 May   Egg 21
16 May   Eight eggs hatch  
17 May Four eggs hatch.  One dies, lost outside nest cup. About four more eggs hatch  
21 May   Dead chick removed from nest box.  
25 May Kelly disappeared sometime in the afternoon.
Without a female to keep them warm, the remaining three chicks died overnight.
   
30 May   Wing flapping first noted.  
1 Jun   Wing flapping pretty common  
4 Jun   Chicks wandering out of the nest cup  
5 Jun   Two chicks fledged in the afternoon  
6 Jun   The remaining 10 chicks fledged before 8:20am  

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