The Babies Have Landed!

The moment is nigh! Apologies for keeping the eager beavers among you waiting. Today has been a busy day with the arrival of the feather babies of Mr Bingley, Frodo and Legolas. I am pleased to announce that we have nine chicks so far. Number 10 had pipped when I said goodnight this evening and the other two hadn’t pipped yet. They kept me waiting, these feather babies, and I was just about a nervous wreck. When I went to check early this morning, the first three had arrived, and I have been checking them again and again and again today!

Ok, I’ll get to the part you’re all waiting for: the Legolas eggs. I am thrilled to announce that we have three wee Legolas babies. Woohoo! I am so thrilled about this. More details to come, but for now, here are some photos of the adorable balls of fluff.

Number 1 and the cutest chick so far is a Frodo baby. It looks like a splash colour, which is white with splashes of usually grey.
A Legolas baby.



After moving house this evening, Frodo teaches the oldest babies how to eat. There are three of the silvery splash chicks so far, one blackie and a few blueish ones.
One chick has a temporary name so far: Orange Spot (right), a Legolas chick who has a curious orange spot right beside his/her eye.

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