Guests to Annie's Place have not been able to enjoy Esme's Eggs recently because suddenly they have turned into little chicks! As photos below show.....10 tinies with their caring mum.
A chick in the hand...??
We are now calling them Rhona's chicks because she looks after them three times a day and checks they are safe from rats and the new threat to birdlife in Orkney...stoats.
We saw two stoats frolicking around Skara Brae about a month ago : they looked so charming in that circumstance BUT we dont want them frolicking in the hen roost.