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Female Cowbird dropped by for a visit

Discussion in 'Nature' started by roundball, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    Female Cowbird
    Interesting story about the Cowbird...they don't build their own nests.
    As they travel around they deposit 1 egg at a time in various other nests that they find, regardless of the specie of bird that built that particular nest. When the egg hatches with the other bird's eggs, the other bird raises the baby Cowbird as if it was its own.
    Canon FDn 400/4.5, NEX-7

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