Every now and then one of the parents would come up with a tiny fish in its mouth and feed it to the chick.
|Bringing a fish|
In the evening only one parent was babysitting, while the other must have been out getting some private time. The chick would ride on the parent's back until the adult dove, leaving the chick looking very small and vulnerable, floating all alone in the middle of the lake until the parent popped back up.
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