カイツブリの子育て

Little grebe’s parenting

Two little grebe chicks were found on a floating nest at the Moro River. It seems that it hatched a few days ago. There were three eggs. Parents are busy taking care of their children, repairing nest and warming eggs. August 21, 2020.
毛呂川で浮巣の上にいたカイツブリの雛を発見。2,3日前に生まれた雛が2匹と卵が3個。両親は、子供の世話、巣の補修と卵の温めで大忙し。2020年8月21日、毛呂川河口。

カルガモの雛達が穴にはまった。

Chicks of spot-biiled duck got stuck in a hole

Just before noon on June 27, 2020. Three of the chicks were trying to climb up the weir and got stuck in a hole. The hole had no bottom and they were able to escape; it took seven minutes for all three chicks to escape.
2020年6月27日正午前。堰を上ろうとしていた雛達の3匹が穴にはまってしまった。穴には底がなく、脱出できた。3匹全員が脱出するまで7分。

水飛ばし

Splashing water
May 30, 2020. It seems to be display behavior. I’ve seen it before, so I’ve uploaded a video of that time as well.
2020年5月30日。ディスプレイ行動と思われる。以前、見たことがあったので、その時の動画も載せています。