Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.
Baby Claire helped too, by taking her turn by demanding attention while I spent the time worrying about how I could protect the nest of fragile souls under my care.
He paced the Bird Song nest, glancing at his watch every thirty seconds and grumbling about time being money on his Internet auctions.
Carmen had removed the nest box only a few days ago.
Reaching her hand into the next nest box, a hen pecked it hard.
I can't tell you how many times I've had a hen set until the last few days and then leave the nest, spoiling the eggs.
Unless the missus gets an court order on him or a good lawyer, she's back in the nest, and so's the boy.
More thunder boomed. Katie wondered what other kinds of storms the underworld might have. Would it rain something other than black water? With her luck, it'd rain bugs, like the beetle nest she skirted.
Deidre paused beside the bubbling nest of beetles the size of her hand. Katie watched as she picked up one, peered at it and then flung it. Deidre giggled.
A bird's nest was built on one end and cobwebs covered the window.
She Traveled back to the panoramic window, where her nest of blankets wasn't the only thing waiting for her.
He made a comfortable nest on the floor, propped against several borrowed pillows.
A bird built a nest in the flower box and it has little baby birds!
It was no trouble to pull the nest down after they were gone.
She glanced down at the bird nest in her hand.
Of Pogonomyrmex strip the husks from the seeds and carry them out of the nest, making a refuse heap near the entrance.
Within the nest, the leaves are cut into very minute fragments.
The instincts of nest-building, incubation and the rearing of young, though they occur later in life than those concerned in locomotion and the obtaining of food, are none the less founded on a hereditary basis, and in some respects are less rather than more liable to modification by the experience gained by the carrying out of hereditarily definite modes of procedure.
They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.
He stooped and picked up a bird's nest that had fallen upon the ground.
In the nest were some tiny, half-fledged birds.
He lifted the nest gently and put it in a safe place in the forks of the tree.
When we were fortunate enough to find a nest I never allowed her to carry the eggs home, making her understand by emphatic signs that she might fall and break them.
She makes her nest on the ground.
The blue-bird makes her nest in a hollow tree and her eggs are blue.
When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.
The tenant of the air, it seemed related to the earth but by an egg hatched some time in the crevice of a crag;--or was its native nest made in the angle of a cloud, woven of the rainbow's trimmings and the sunset sky, and lined with some soft midsummer haze caught up from earth?
It was plain that the Russian nest was ruined and destroyed, but in place of the Russian order of life that had been destroyed, Pierre unconsciously felt that a quite different, firm, French order had been established over this ruined nest.