How Long Do Mother Birds Have to Stay with Thier Babies after They Hatch?


How long a mother bird stays with her babies will depend on the type of bird it is. Typically a mother bird will stay until the babies are able to care for themselves. This would mean that the babies are able to fly and find their own food. This usually takes about 2 weeks after the incubation period, which also lasts about 2 weeks.
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About 7 weeks or depends.
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