“The Feeding Frenzy” offers a remarkable close up view of the 16-day brooding cycle of the Eastern phoebe.
In this episode of the Chasing Maine video series, watch as the young birds progress from helpless hatchlings to flight-ready birds — and then leave the nest.
Meanwhile, the adult Eastern phoebes literally go through a feeding frenzy; making countless visits to the nest as they provide insects to an ever-hungry brood.
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