Teaching the youngster to feed

When I was watching the oyster catcher family last week I was lucky enough to see one of the parents teaching the young chick to feed.

The parent returned to the roof with a beak full of worms and dropped them on the roof several feet away from the young chick and then watched over it while it foraged around and ate them.


Explore May 25th 2007

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Taken on May 16, 2007
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