Nesting of spotted doves (Spilopelia chinensis) Part 2: From nest to chicks

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Below is Chua Wei Siong and Wenyi’s continuing documentation of the chicks’ development. The parent birds can be seen shading the chicks from the hot sun beating down on them, tidying the nest, grooming the chicks and feeding the chicks by regurgitating food from the crop. The parents engage in calls and a dance while changing shift.

 

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