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June 7, 2011

Avocet Attacks Mallard Ducklings

Most of us have probably experienced some kind of aggressive bird behavior such as being bombed by a parent bird with a nest full of chicks.

I guess it's good to know that birds don't just pick on us humans. In a recent visit to the San Joaquin Marsh in Irvine, CA, I captured this American Avocet dealing to some Mallard ducklings. I put the drama together in this video for your "enjoyment". Best viewed in "full screen" mode.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Birds Behaving Badly, eh? ;-)
As long as momma duck finally kicked some arse, I'm good with it!

-Lesli

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