Kookaburra Nest – Babies at 3 and 4 weeks old
by Ray Chappelow
This article continues the recording of the early stages of kookaburra babies in a nest at Newport. Images are by Ray Chappelow, a Pittwater Camera Club member and photography enthusiast. These images record the babies from 3 to 4 weeks old.
At 3 Weeks Old:
The babies are growing fast and feathers are developing.
Appetites are growing too
At 4 Weeks Old:
The three babies are now fully feathered.
The dominant baby claims front row in the nest.
Keeping a lookout with one eye open.
Spiders are acceptable.
The spider is just part of the varied diet for the babies.