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Protecting the babies - Explored | by crafty1tutu (Ann)
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Protecting the babies - Explored

The other day when I was out taking photos I felt something swoosh past my head and when I looked up I saw this magpie. I told it to behave itself but it divebombed me three more times before I gave up and went home before it made a direct hit. The next day I spotted this little baby magpie in my garden and realised that the adult was just trying to be a good parent. At first I didn't think it could fly but as I got closer for my photos, it took off into the trees.

 

#156 on Explore on 30th September, 2008.

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Taken on September 10, 2008