the technical term is fecal sack, but you got it exactly. great photos.
Chris Kessler Seattle
On Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 10:10 AM, Eric Ellingson <abriteway at hotmail.com> wrote:
> In between both parents bring in food, odd objects were seen being removed > from the nest. > > I'm assuming this is just processed hatchling food but wanted anyone > else's feedback. Do other birds do this? > > > The parents make a slight soft sound when approaching the nest but I've > not heard anything from inside. > > > > https://flic.kr/p/WtUPQs > Bushtit, female <https://flic.kr/p/WtUPQs> > Removing diapers? A couple of these were removed in-between both parents > bring food in. Any ideas on what this is other than nest cleaning? > <https://www.flickr.com/photos/ericellingson/35759117606/> > > Both parents at nest bring food. > > > https://flic.kr/p/WtUQ8m > Bushtit, male & female <https://flic.kr/p/WtUQ8m> > Both busy foraging for food and bringing it to the nest. > <https://www.flickr.com/photos/ericellingson/35759118586/> > > > > *Eric Ellingson* > > _______________________________________________ > Tweeters mailing list > Tweeters at u.washington.edu > http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters > >
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