Feather food by stevejacob

Feather food

The Great crested grebe chick spend the first few weeks of their life sheltering on the backs of their parents. This mother is feeding the babies with feathers that she plucks from her own underbelly. This is believed to help the chicks digestive system
Oh that’s lovely
August 4th, 2020  
gosh, how delightfully to see - and learn. You are teaching me so much about the residents of my own stomping ground.
August 4th, 2020  
cool fav
August 4th, 2020  
Was just reading about this recently; how cool to capture the action
August 5th, 2020  
This is just adorable - and things I never knew for sure.
August 5th, 2020  
Oh wow, didn’t know. What a terrific shot .
August 5th, 2020  
Great capture. Interesting facts again on 365.
August 5th, 2020  
A fabulous capture of Mom and chicks, nature is so amazing! I have never heard of this before, thanks for the info.
August 5th, 2020  
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