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Animal Scene - 2021-09-01

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NESTLINGS, HATCHLINGS

FEATHERED FRIENDS

If the baby bird is pink, featherless, and the eyes are still shut, that’s a hatchling. Some baby birds already have their eyes open and have a few tufts of feather growing, making them look awkward – they are nestlings. Both hatchlings and nestlings are much too young to be outside the nest, so try to find their nest nearby and return them to it. Fledglings, on the other hand, have more feathers and can hop around or walk on the ground.

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