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Intruder in the nest

Duration: 01:15

There is an unusual visitor to the reed bunting nest - a big black slug is crawling over the chicks, leaving slime everywhere. The mother reed bunting doesn’t seem worried by this. Chris Packham suggests that the slug is there by accident and won't do any harm to the chicks.

Available since: Wed 12 May 2010


Key talent
Simon King
Key talent
Kate Humble
Key talent
Chris Packham
Key talent
Gordon Buchanan
Key talent
Martin Hughes-Games
Reema Lorford
Executive Producer
Tim Scoones

This clip is from

Springwatch 2009, Episode 4

The team gives tips on how to attract wildlife to your garden.

First broadcast: 28 May 2009

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