Red-whiskered Bulbul chick rescued

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A chick and an egg in the nest
One egg has hatched

BESG account of the failed nesting of a pair of a pair of
Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) caught the attention of Wolfgang Hieronimi from Chiangmai, Thailand LINK

Both eggs have hatched
Both eggs have hatched

“I have a similar experience. Here in Chiangmai, it was a Flying Tree Snake which starts robbing baby birds out of their nest during the early morning hours,” wrote Wolfgang.

Wolfgang with the rescued chick
Wolfgang with the rescued chick

“Found a nest lodged between my orchid plants, hidden under the leaves. I am afraid, after hatching, the young ones will be eaten by a Flying Tree Snake. They get attracted by the noise the babies create when parents arrive with food.”

The chick has grown
The chick has grown

Well, of the two eggs that hatched, one of the chicks was actually taken by a snake. Wolfgang saved the other chick, otherwise it too would be taken.

Wolfgang Hieronimi
Chiangmai, Thailand
21st July 2017

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