female feeds two nestlings at 14 days of age

female feeds two nestlings at 14 days of age
Species: Collared Inca   Coeligena torquata
Subspecies: torquata
Author: Romuald Mikusek
Date: 
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Added to IBC: 31 Oct 2019 - 12:17
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She fed by inserting her bill into the mouth of the gaping nestling and regurgitating. 

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Romuald Mikusek, IBC1617194. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1617194.

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Romuald Mikusek, IBC1617194. Video of Collared Inca Coeligena torquata at Yanayacu Biological Station, Ecuador. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1617194.

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