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Robin chick helping clean the nest? (1 Viewer)


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I have recently set up a camera in my shed to watch the robins who are nesting in there. Noticed just now the robin feeling the chick, then the chick passing an egg/eggshell? back to the robin and the robin flying off with it. Video attached. That's just my interpretation of the video, if anyone knows any better let me know!

Really enjoying watching the robins this year and can't wait to watch the chicks leave the nest!



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Wish our kids learned that quickly ;) A great video showing this behavior and a warm welcome to you from those of us on BirdForum. Enjoy yourself :)
Hi Robin and a warm welcome to you from all the Staff and Moderators.

That's the back end of the chick you're seeing. The adult was obviously waiting for 'the moment', grabbed it and flew.

I'm sure you will enjoy it here and I look forward to hearing your news.
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