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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

10th June

Regent’s Park

Sibling rivalry in Great Crested Grebes.

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The slightly older chick wants mum and all the fish for himself.

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The smaller chick keeps a safe distance.

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The larger chick (above and below)

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The smaller chick (above and below)

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The smaller chick (foreground) looks down while the larger chick (background) looks proud. He then joins the adult male for some shallow fishing.

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He takes umbrage when the fish is presented to the small chick.

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Eventually the smaller bird gets a fish and the bully relents for a while and they both get back on the female.

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