Hungry chick asking to be fed. It looks like there is a second chick tucked under mum.
The Shags have been diligently building and sitting on their nest since early March. Its now day 23 since the Shag laid her first egg and with the weather heating up, how long do you think it will be until the first egg hatches? REMINDER The Activity days will be held this week on [...]
Shags are long-lived birds, that breed around our coastline. At this time of year, the birds have paired, built their nests and are laying eggs. You can see our special Shag sitting on her nest on Jethou Island. Most Shags will lay three to four eggs, which should hatch in 30 - 31 days time. [...]