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10+ Adorable Times Mother Birds Put Their Babies First

December 15th, 2017

National Bird Day is approaching, and on January 5th, people all over the world will be devoting their day to birdwatching. The day is dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of our gorgeous feathered friends.

What better way to celebrate these beautiful creatures than to browse photos of fascinating birds with their tiny little babies?

Each mother bird has their very own tender, loving, and unique way of taking care of their young. These 30 magnificent photos perfectly capture the splendor of a mother’s love.

1. Mama bird is keeping all of her babies warm in her thick feathers.

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Michael Milicia Photography Source: Michael Milicia Photography

2. Keeping her babies nestled underneath her wings.

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Ric Seet via Flickr Source: Ric Seet via Flickr

3. A baby owl is groomed by its mother.

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Sven Začek via Your Shot Source: Sven Začek via Your Shot

4. Perched on their mother’s back, this baby bird is safe from harm.

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Jim Ridley via Flickr Source: Jim Ridley via Flickr

5. It takes a village.

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Bored Panda Source: Bored Panda

6. A beautiful toucan brought back a treat for her baby.

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Pradeep Kumar Source: Pradeep Kumar

7. Whoever owns this car is stuck forever. It looks like this mama bird made a nest here.

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gorbak via Reddit Source: gorbak via Reddit

8. Comforted by a mother’s love.

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kluens via Flickr Source: kluens via Flickr

9. Hunting and gathering for her babies.

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Daniel Acevedo via 500px Source: Daniel Acevedo via 500px

10. This is the look of total contentment.

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Bored Panda Source: Bored Panda

11. Maybe this grasshopper delivery will cheer up these grumpy baby birds.

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Octavianus Darmawan Source: Octavianus Darmawan

12. Hitching a ride on their mother’s back.

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Hannu Rämä via 500px Source: Hannu Rämä via 500px

13. She has a lot of hungry mouths to feed.

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Imgur Source: Imgur

14. Like all moms, they’re great at multi-tasking.

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Alex Goh Chun Seong via 500px Source: Alex Goh Chun Seong via 500px

15. This mom greeted them as they hatched from their eggs.

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Dániel Kecskés via 500px Source: Dániel Kecskés via 500px

16. She’s always keeping watch.

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Harshawardhan Deshpande via 500px Source: Harshawardhan Deshpande via 500px

17. A large dragonfly provides dinner for multiple hungry mouths.

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500px Source: 500px

18. Tiny birds peek their heads out of the nest for feeding time.

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Mykola Khondohyi via 500px Source: Mykola Khondohyi via 500px

19. A mother’s work is never done.

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Lauren Pretorius via 500px Source: Lauren Pretorius via 500px

20. Some precious cuddle time with mom.

21. This mother swan is a water taxi for her cygnets.

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Daily Mail UK Source: Daily Mail UK

22. An old work boot has become a cozy home for this bird family.

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Livesay Photography Source: Livesay Photography

23. This hawk family has a view of the gorgeous city skyline.

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Luke Massey Source: Luke Massey

24. The heat from the intermittent red light keeps these baby birds nice and warm when mom’s away.

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Matrix World Source: Matrix World

25. A peacful glide along the water with mom.

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Fehrum via 500px Source: Fehrum via 500px

26. This baby bird is a natural independent.

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Christopher Shlaf Source: Christopher Shlaf

27. An adorable baby penguin lovingly gazes up at its mom.

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Tony Beck via 500px Source: Tony Beck via 500px

28. A mama bird and her mini-me perch up on a branch.

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Boon Chin via Picssr Source: Boon Chin via Picssr

29. Moms are always constant chauffers.

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Ann Brokelman via 500px Source: Ann Brokelman via 500px

30. A majestic white heron keeps watch over her chicks.

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Eric Peterson via 500px Source: Eric Peterson via 500px

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