Birds Mating in Flight
The other day I saw two gulls chasing each other as they
flew, and one suddenly
"attached" itself to the other, as though to mate. They continued flying
in this way for several
seconds. It is March and still cold and snowy here in Quebec. What
behaviour was I witnessing?
Do birds mate in flight?
Many bird species do mate in flight. Some hawks, swifts and others
do. I'm not certain of gulls, but i believe they may.
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Update: June 2012