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2011-05-09-Green-Cay

A Common Moorhen parent biting the head of one of its chicks.

One minute they are such good parents and the next they are loosing it.

This unpredictable behavior must really stress out the checks as they can't be sure what they will get when they go to Mom and Dad for food - a nice worm or getting their head bitten.

2011 by Peter Schulz