November 16, 2016

Golden crowned kinglet

Another pond visitor. They hang out on the "waiting" branch until the big birds leave, then hop in for a vigourous bath.

Regulus satrapa

The female feeds her first brood only up until the day after they leave the nest. She then starts laying the second set of eggs while the male takes care of the first brood. The male manages to feed eight or nine nestlings himself, and he occasionally feeds the incubating female too.

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