nestling


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She and her colleagues fed chicks only when they begged at a certain instensity, and the nestling house sparrows needed only a few hours to find the begging levels that got them the most goodies.
Nestling barn owls have all-chick squawkfests, too.
Thus, a nestling that's battling infection might not have much pigment to spare for throat color, whereas a healthy nestling can flash a dramatic red.
When barn swallow nestlings open wide and say "Ah," parents may check their health much as human moms and dads peer anxiously down Junior's throat.
Scientists have discovered that father bluebirds favor their newbord daughters, perhaps because they view male nestlings as future competitors.