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Blackbird mother and chick

Observed: 16th May 2010 By: wgh2
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
wgh2’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Mother and chick blackbird

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackbird (Turdus merula) interacts

Comments

anonymous spotter's picture

Parenthood

I think many human parents would recognise the adult bird's attitude...

Vinny's picture

Not a mother...

The black feathers and yellow beak means this is the father with the chick.

moongirl01's picture

Nice photo!

I was just going to point out that it's a father feeding the chick but I see that Vinny's beaten me to it.

It's a lovely photo though!

sirhandle's picture

The father looks ready to

The father looks ready to quit here. Cracking photo for a caption competition.
'But you said I could have the bike dad! It's not fair!!'

Just go out there and do it!!!