My, How They’ve Grown!

In just under a month, the two buzzard chicks I’ve been watching in the nearby wood have gone from this:

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to this:

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Oh, and remember I mentioned the Lapwings in the nearby field? Well, they managed to rear one chick (almost hidden in the grass on the left):

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But, I’m afraid, after a few days, only the mother was to be seen, still calling for her chick:

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As I said, Nature is merciless.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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