Monthly Archives: June 2016

Kirwan tries his wings

Now is the time when we are starting to see the albatross chicks try out those beautiful, big wings, particularly when there are strong winds.  I have seen Kirwan practicing a few times, and I do not always carry my … Continue reading

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Searching for an intruder

When I was editing my film for yesterday’s post, I heard the distinctive sounds of an albatross chick below my living room window.  Kirwan could hear his food-begging vocalizations on the tape, and I think he wanted to know why … Continue reading

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Meal time in my yard

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is, “How often are the chicks fed?”  There is no easy answer to this.  Each parent is on a different schedule, and their feeding times vary from week to week.  And … Continue reading

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