Happy Family

Mother Grebe with one of her three chicks

The Great Crested Grebes (Fuut) in the pond close to my house have three chicks. They are raising and feeding them. The mother floats around with the three little Grebes on her back, while the father is making one dive after another for food. At first the little ones received their meals while sitting on the back, but now father lures them into the water. First showing the fish, and then swimming away with it, making for the little chicks to leave the comfort of mother’s back. Funny to see, and to frame. The latter is rather difficult due to the high contrast between dark and light in the forest. Still some shots were worth showing in my humble opinion 😉 .

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