10 July 2022
Earlier than they will fly, child birds make their first strikes on foot. Watch three infants stepping out.
A piping plover chick (Charadrius melodus) at Rockaway, NY:
A younger Piping Plover chick takes her first steps. Superbly photographed by our volunteer @4binator, with zoom & and at a secure distance. These infants are essentially the most weak beings on the seaside. Will you assist us shield them? pic.twitter.com/fzjImvupwC
— NYC Plover Mission (@NycPlover) July 1, 2022
A flightless guillemot chick (Cepphus grylle), accompanied by his father, jumps into the ocean at an island off the UK coast:
42 secs of probably the most iconic UK wildlife moments. A nonetheless flightless, ~20 day-old Guillemot chick, accompanied by its dad, leaving the patch of rock the place it was born, making its approach to the sting of the cliff, and leaping into the ocean with out hesitation. pic.twitter.com/q9qrC91CSe
— Sam Langlois (@Naturalist_Sam) July 5, 2022
A child emu will get excited.
Who else actually wanted to observe a child emu immediately?
Please meet Ziggy! ??
? Sound up! pic.twitter.com/g2T7lBJEf9
— Jess ? (@its_jessi_grace) July 8, 2022
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