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Hatched peregrine falcons star in chick flick

Footage of chick feeding
The chicks have been captured on film feeding

Three new peregrine falcon chicks have been born at a viewing centre in Aberdeenshire.

Workers at Huntly Peregrine Wild Watch were said to be "thrilled to bits" with the new arrivals.

Forestry Commission Scotland said the chicks had already caused amusement after being filmed "keeling over like logs, contented" after feeding.

The Peregrine Wild Watch centre is located in Bin Quarry, three miles from Huntly.

Gibby Kirwan, of Forestry Commission Scotland, said: "Already the chicks are providing some very memorable moments and to have this captured on camera is brilliant."

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