|Fuchsia with her five babies. Dark pink on right is newly hatched & still wet.|
Egg shells are from this last one that hatched today. It has pink eyes.
|Sorry this is blurry. It does show size of baby.|
Head is near my ring and turned, showing a
pink eyelid that indicates pink eyes below.
Other parent Bourkes have hatched and raised as many as four youngsters, but no others have ever hatched more than four eggs. Fuchsia hatched all five of hers ... quite an accomplishment!
Rosie's pink-eyed baby and its dark-eyed sibling are still doing well. The dark-eyed baby is out of the nest, and the other will soon follow.