Incubation

Sitting, relaxing, although with a heightened alert for danger, incubating, waiting, is exciting, satisfying, fulfilling.   There is a lot of peace and relaxation associated with a brood.  But do not get fooled.  Remember this is nature and as we have found before, nature can be cruel and unforgiving.

I sit while Jonathan patrols our area for threats.  The Doctor says my head looks as if it is a cog wheel or the second hand of an old watch.  When I get hungry Jonathan takes over the incubation to allow me to get a meal.  I’ll tell you later what great fisher-birds we are; I must say, we are quite incredible, now I must call Jonathon as I am getting hungry.

About Harriett Raptor

Harriett O. Raptor 8-year-old mother of five, lifelong mate of Ozzie Raptor until he perished last year, fluent in telepathy with The Doctor and possessor of genetic memory. She is an intellectual, a scholar, philosopher and thinker; a wise, learned osprey especially distinguished for her expertise on the H. sapiens problem.
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