23. May 2009: On the afternoon the 23rd of May the Oystercatcher-family used their
nest for the last time in 2009. The third and last chick hatched about 7
a.m. the same day. During the next month the chicks will be fed by their
parents, with food items brought up to them from the surrounding parks.
When fledged, or maybe some days before, they will leave the roof.
22. May 2009: The second chick started to hatch. The crack was first visible at 19:46 on this picture.
22. May 2009: In order to avoid that potential predators are attracted to the nest by the smell of egg eggshells, these are removed from the nest. this picture.
22. May 2009: The first chick crawls out of the egg at 15:15 after 8 hours View video
22. May 2009: The first chick started to hatch this morning. The crack was first visible at 07:22 on this picture.
15 May 2009: 09:38-11:40 The livestreams are down due to a water leakage near the streaming server
08 May 2009: Heavy rain and strong wind makes it a hard time beeing an incubating oystercatcher. View video
28 April 2009: Three eggs in the nest. The last egg was probably laid this morning. We did also install the webcamera today.
26 April 2009: The nest was located on the same spot as the two previous years. Only two eggs in the nest indicate that there is one more to come.
01 April 2009: Today the Oystercatchers were heard calling from the roof.
08 March 2009: The Oystercatchers were seen near the breeding site today.