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Re: Uh oh, parents chasing off fledglings, had to separate

Posted by Robert E. on 6/29/05
(8) Comments

    On 6/29/05, Kitty.J wrote:
    > On 6/29/05, Robert E. wrote:
    >> The babies just came out of the nest this morning, and I
    >> removed the nest immeadiately so the parents would not try
    > a
    >> new clutch, but they both started plucking the tail
    > feathers
    >> out of the babies. I put the two fledglings in their own
    >> cage but I don't think they are weaned yet. What do I do
    > now?
    > you should put the nest back in for the parents and babies.
    > The babies still need the nest for a whoel week after
    > fledging, and the parent swill most likely wait till they
    > leave, and if not, just dispose of the eggs or let them go
    > through with it.

    How do I stop the parents from plucking feathers out of their