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Et tu Mom ?

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 5 February 2020 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Looks like even the mom had no remorse !! I am..was..alarmed! But nothing could be done !

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By Marie from Entre By Marie et Montagnes, France

Lovely scene Devi

5 Feb 2020 5:12am

@By Marie: Yes..I was - am - hop-ing it was sterile amnd the Mom knew best!

rem_la from Villiers, France

ainsi va la vie

5 Feb 2020 5:56am

Captain Creation from Saint Nazaire. Pays de la Loire., France

Va t'il récupérer son oeuf.

5 Feb 2020 8:32am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel pigeon dans son nid tout cachée et cet œuf superbe
Belle journée

5 Feb 2020 8:41am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

S'il le laisse c'est qu'il a ses raisons

5 Feb 2020 8:43am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Yes, that is nature.
Why waste energy on something that does not end well!

5 Feb 2020 9:01am

@Marjolein: Absolutely !!!

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

l'oeil comme l'oeuf

5 Feb 2020 9:23am

Marjolein from Enkhuizen, Netherlands

Mom's not in the mood for family expansion anymore. She's done with it!

5 Feb 2020 9:34am

@Marjolein: Aw!! But she laid two more eggs and hatched them !!!

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

That's nature. This animals can be feeling better the right nessessarys to do.

5 Feb 2020 10:08am

@Ralf Kesper: You are right. They have better intuitions than humans !

Yves from Allier, France

C'est pas un œuf de pigeon.

5 Feb 2020 10:55am

Rose from United States

One wonders if something is wrong with the egg and maybe she senses that.

5 Feb 2020 11:27am

@Rose: You are right. That's precisely what I thought later v!

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An interesting scene that definitely tells a story, Devi!

5 Feb 2020 12:19pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

SHe looks kind of scared. I wonder what the story is. Lovely close details

5 Feb 2020 2:33pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Cool image.

5 Feb 2020 3:24pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Lovely scene.

5 Feb 2020 3:52pm

Abby from Casciago, Italy

There are also bad mothers :(((

5 Feb 2020 6:19pm

@Abby: Aw!! Abby...there are MANY bad mothers !!!!!!!!

Sam from Chennai, India

Mom is afraid of something. A fine shot and a Great title. Thank you Devi. :)

5 Feb 2020 7:15pm

@Sam: Thank you sam !! May be she's agitated that the egg will roll off! BGut tghen, I f it was okay, I am sure both would have pushed the egg towards the nest with their beak!!

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Or maybe it was an egg from another pigeon.

5 Feb 2020 7:40pm

@beach: Wow !!! Here the mystery deepens !! Another pigeon flew in here and laid rhe egg and flew off ?

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

That is a sad story.
You have that nice photograped.

5 Feb 2020 8:13pm

@Dreams come true: Thank you Dreams :)))

yo from Ile de France, France

J'ai lu que le pigeon ne sait pas récupérer un œuf qui a roulé hors du nid...

5 Feb 2020 8:57pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It is sad to see this, but I guess Nature has it's own way.

5 Feb 2020 9:09pm

@B. Thomas: You are right !! Survival of the fittest ?

omid from mashhad, Iran


5 Feb 2020 9:22pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

it looks like she is avoiding the egg!

6 Feb 2020 1:05am

@Harry: May be...Avoiding ? Ha ha ha a clandestine affair and she might hatch a crow ?

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That is really sad. Seems like she has rejected it for some reason? A sad image.

6 Feb 2020 2:06am

@Elaine Hancock: May be the egg was sterile and she it Elaine :)))

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