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A mother blackbird feeds brand new baby birds in their nest

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Four eggs sat in a nest for three weeks. When they hatched, Harvey Young put a camera above the nest to capture video the brand new baby blackbirds. Watch them open their mouths and swing their heads around for food as their mother arrives at the nest to feed them and keep them warm.

Related reading: Cornell Lab’s Bird Nesting Information and what to do if you find baby birds.

Related watching: A Kiwi chick hatches from an egg, Mandarin ducklings dive from unbelievably high heights, and cliff swallows build their mud pellet nests.

via Boing Boing.

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