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How to lose nest building material

Discussion in 'Birds' started by DanielD, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. Instead of heading directly to the nest this cormorant did a little showing off with his new aquired branch - thereby attracting a rival...





    After some back and forth the branch eventually broke into two pieces, leaving the poor cormorant with the shorter end:

    Thanks for looking.
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 29, 2007
  2. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Ohhhh my
    The story of the short end of the stick...lolol
    Great pics
  3. tech1961


    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    Great series
  4. Hmm, A braggard and his just reward. Great story and photographs to document it!
  5. Baxter


    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Hilarious Daniel. I believe that's called snatching defeat from the jaws of victory!
  6. Very nice series, Daniel.
  7. Serves him right for bragging. Nice series.
  8. Glacier


    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Great behavior series! I guess it's true that nobody likes a showoff even in the bird world.
  9. Toby D

    Toby D

    Mar 7, 2006
    Now that's the kind of series we live for. Well done on a great moment!
  10. midi

    midi Guest

    Great series, I'm laughing at Gale's 'short end of the stick' :) 
  11. Thanks all.
    Guess there's some meaning of 'short end of the stick' that I don't know. :redface::confused: 
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