Second brood of moorhens

Second brood of moorhens

Observation - Second brood of moorhens - UK and Ireland. Description: During the incubation of this brood, they were guarded by a mute swan and a family of mallard who all seem to share the duck house. Image2 shows the three survivors from the first brood, now fully fledged. Image1 was taken in the afternoon, they weren't t

During the incubation of this brood, they were guarded by a mute swan and a family of mallard who all seem to share the duck house. Image2 shows the three survivors from the first brood, now fully fledged. Image1 was taken in the afternoon, they weren't there in the morning so must have hatched during the day.