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Chickadee feeding a fledgling cowbird

© dmcwoodnorth

Here a fledgling Brown-headed Cowbird begs for food from a chickadee on a birdfeeder. Cowbirds are brood parasites, meaning that they lay their eggs in the nests of other birds, who raise it as their own!