Both legs look fairly parallel here but they really weren’t most of the time which caused the chick to repeatedly loose balance and fall forward.

Later in the year they move on to pastureland and cultivated fields. The flowers are borne in terminal clusters and are of a rose color, rarely white or yellow. Credit: Yalakom For full story: The tape job was done on the second day. But I believe I learned from it and hopefully, I can help better next time.

( Log Out /  Replying here to your other comment because it doesn’t work: the chick didn’t struggle much, I could actually do it without holding it, when it was standing steadily on its leg was the easiest time. The Birds of Dartmoor, Falmouth: Isabelline Books.