Saturday, 1 August 2015

Ouse Valley Way: juvenile Cuckoo being fed by its foster parent (a Dunnock).

Northern Pits: juvenile BLACK-NECKED GREBE again on Pumphouse Pit; also Red-crested Pochard, 2 Wigeon, Sanderling, 3 Dunlin, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 2+ Common Sandpipers, 2 Green Sandpipers, c.20 Yellow-legged Gulls, 2 Hobbies and a single Red Kite. Painted Lady noted.
Juvenile Cuckoo being fed by its
foster parent (a Dunnock) © Pete Marshall

Judging by the state of the Dunnock, 
it is a very demanding role!




1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting.
I have several more images on my Flickr.
Cheers Pete
https://www.flickr.com/photos/petemarshallphotography