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From Science Daily on 03-Oct-2019 15:52

Interspecific feeding -- when an adult of one species feeds the young of another -- is rare among songbirds, and scientists could only speculate on why it occurs, but now, researchers have new insight into this behavior.


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Eastern Bluebird

Passeriformes

Turdidae

Sialia sialis

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Tree Swallow

Passeriformes

Hirundinidae

Tachycineta bicolor

 
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