The Barbets

A few months ago, Black-collared Barbets moved into a nesting log in our garden (after first pecking a hole right through the wooden door of a garden hut!)

Making the hole in the nesting log was hard work, but they stuck at it:

After a while, a baby appeared:

Yesterday he was being fed:

Yesterday the baby was still being fed; today it is out of the nest.

Published by friedwrites

Helen Friedlande lives in Pretoria, South Africa

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