Friday, September 11, 2015

juvenile Hobbies

this brood of 3 juveniles still near the nest site 25 days after fledging but wandering off to catch insects over stubble fields and plantations --- I always get to the end of the Hobby season and think I have not spent enough time with them this year again -- probably the prospect of another 6 months without them raises these sad thoughts -- even at this age the difference in size between males and females is very obvious when they are side by side like these two

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