Hatched Japanese grouse chick = 13th (provided by Toyama City Family Park)

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Hatched Japanese grouse chick = 13th (provided by Toyama City Family Park)

Toyama Municipal Family Park announced on the 13th that five endangered Japanese grouse chicks have hatched at a national special natural monument. This is the first time this year that chicks have hatched in the park.

Both hatched Hina’s parents were born in the same park. Five of the six mother birds that laid eggs between June 14 and 23 hatched. The person in charge confirmed on the morning of the 13th.

All chicks are about 6.5 cm long and weigh about 16 grams, and their gender is unknown. It is said to be in good health, hiding under the belly of the mother bird and occasionally appearing. There is a possibility of hatching for the remaining one egg, so continue observing.