Oystercatchers with fledglings

Look what’s running around, looting for insects on the company’s parking lot: A family of oystercatchers. The chicks are definitely too young and small to fly, so they must breed somewhere on the – mainly unused – parking lot or on the adjacent fields or grass strips. It’s cute to watch them running around, feeding their young ones and letting sound their warning sound when I pass them in the distance. Sadly I didn’t have my longer zoom lens with me, and I just had the 18-105 mm on my camera. The pictures came out pretty nice anyway. Have a look:






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