Egg spoons and outreach in Cambridge

Mar 17, 2022

Egg spoons

A local Cambridge Brownie group (girls aged 7-10) spent a session with Mairenn Attwood, learning all about African cuckoos. Alongside discovering the tricks used by brood parasites, the Brownies also had a go at creating their own egg spoons. In the field, these are used to reach eggs in nests which are high and far out along tree branches. The outcome is shown in the photo above – despite their varied appearance, all were successful at extracting chocolate eggs from pretend nests!

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