Friday, September 24, 2010

Newest Baby Bourke Parakeet

Our most recent baby Bourke. Two other hens are on eggs, and another is in the nest box getting ready to lay.

Healthy chick, almost ready to band.

Checked on baby when his mom exited the nestbox.

Five eggs, but only one hatched. Remaining eggs help keep a baby chick warm.
If you're new to my site, you might also enjoy seeing photos of
The link takes you to my post from last June that compares baby Bourkes, Splendids and Budgerigars.

Books below are some I'm considering. If you've read any of them, or decide to buy one, let me know what you think of it. Thanks!  Have a wonderful weekend!  

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