Monday, May 21, 2007

Right on scedual: the first egg


This afternoon, the first egg was there in the nest. Exactly ten days after the return of this couple of swifts, just like last year. Swifts don't keep there egg's warm from the start. The start with it after all the egg's are layed. For the last two years this couple had three eggs. So let's wait a day or two...

2 comments:

Birdnut said...

There are now definitely two and there my be some others but i'm not sure if they are eggs.

Peter Middelkoop said...

Well, two of 'em are visible. No other eggs are at the moment. But it's not for sure there are no more egg's. Twio years ago I saw two eggs and suddenly there where three young birds in the nest. So the bowl is that deep an egg can lie behind the rim of the nest. Let's wait for egg nr3...