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Birdwatching: Young and their development

Cup nest of a Redwing, with newly hatched chicks

Technically, the young birds from the time they hatch until they can fly are called ‘pulli’. But I shall call them ‘nestlings’ whilst they are in the nest, ‘chicks’ until they can fly and then ‘juveniles’ until they moult. During … Continue reading

03. October 2011 by admin
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Bird Reproduction: Incubation Period of Eggs

G. c. chloropus nest with small clutch of eggs...

There are no sharp divisions between one stage and the next. Even though many of a bird’s actions have been building up to egg-laying, nest-building may continue after the first egg has been laid as may also some of the … Continue reading

03. October 2011 by admin
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