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Old 08-19-2012, 06:39 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by havalotta View Post
I don't think so as one day all three eggs were in the nest fine and dandy, then the very next day there were two hatch-lings looking at me and a tossed egg that held a MUCH smaller underdeveloped chick inside. It was no where near the size of the other two. I'm guessing it had stopped developing quite some time before, maybe by only a few days? being they mature so rapidly.
I see.

(I just got back today from being away for a few days.) Shortly after posting my comment, I read about your find and realized that you discovered the egg the very next day.)

Great photos, H.!
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