The heroic father, the stork takes care of the offspring during a fire: video
Camera. set in the Amur region over the nest of Oriental white stork, shot unique footage.
May 16, 2019 at 10:50
Fires in the Amur region seized a huge area burning at least 1.4 thousand hectares. However, birds are building a nest on the tower of power, though, and expressed concern because of the spreading next to the fire, but decided to stay and sit on the Chicks. The first video was made on 28 April and 13 may, there appeared uistate.
Storks belong to the monogamous birds that can stay with one partner for the rest of his life. The Oriental stork (lat. Ciconia boyciana) breeding in trees or high-rise structures, using the same nest for several years. Birds lay 2 to 6 eggs in late April, taking care of them in turn: a day after food leaves the female offspring warm father, and at night they switch roles. The footage of the Amur region – the daytime, so in the lens of the camera, most likely, came the heroic father.
Incubation lasts about 33 days. Newly hatched Chicks stork sighted, but helpless, the parents feed them, belching food in the beak. Look at a couple of storks, which together more than 15 years.