The Kid Should See This

A mother blackbird feeds brand new baby birds in their nest

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.

This feature is being tested. Saves will disappear if you clear cookies. Find saved videos here.

🌈 Related videos

This “snail shell spider” uses its web to hoist objects up high

Rion Nakaya

How Birds Get Oxygen Inside Their Eggs

Rion Nakaya

The Goat Brigade: Preventing Wildfires in Southern California

Rion Nakaya

How do cliff swallows build their mud pellet nests?

Rion Nakaya

Gentoo Penguins’ stone pile nests

Rion Nakaya

How Joe Hutto parents and talks with wild turkeys

Rion Nakaya

Up close with a Carolina Wren as it feeds its nesting baby birds

Rion Nakaya

The Field Museum’s amazing egg collection

Rion Nakaya

Baby ostriches dancing in circles

Rion Nakaya

 
Browse the TKSST Video Collections

Get 7 smart videos delivered every week.

 

Subscribe