Bird feeds it's chick in flight by Thomas Hinsche/BIA birdimagency (6 images)

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A colourful bird with an unusual mohawk manages to feed its hungry chicks perched in a tree without landing. The hoopoe bird gives her offspring insects and worms while hovering in the air, displaying her peculiar colours.

Her six-week-old chicks eagerly anticipate their lunch and pop their beaks out of the tree so their mother can feed them while hovering. Photographer Thomas Hinsche captured the bird - known for its distinctive mohawk - feeding in Gohrischheide Germany, while...
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