There has been some local progress with the hatching of new chicks. On the roof of the shed across the pier head from the ship we saw a new chick walking around. One of the parents sits patiently by the nest to protect the chick from marauding visitors.
Claudia and Charles are getting impatient and testy. When I stopped by the other day she about snapped my head off when I made a little joke about speeding up the hatching process. She also has been very secretive about just how many eggs are in the nest. Maybe it has been so long that she has forgotten. Continue reading