Emily Willoughby

Paleoart and bird illustration

Cuckoo and Warbler: Nest Parasitism 5 June 2015

Medium: Gouache
Time taken: ~10 hours
Published in: Shanghai Museum of Natural History

Cuckoo and warbler sequence 5: the young cuckoo grows rapidly, and the unsuspecting warbler mother continues to bring it food even when it's too big for the nest.