Sawbills have had a good breeding season

Tyke777

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:shocked: I just couldnt believe this picture from twitter today, taken I know not where but sincerely its not from a river near you :wow:
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Just tracked it down see this link 1 Hen, 76 Ducklings: What’s the Deal With This Picture? - The New York Times
 
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seth

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I’ve seen this before, they seem to have a crèche system, where one adult looks after a lot of young, and the rest go off feeding. Seen it many times on the ribble and hodder.
 
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