WATCH: Parenting has gone cuckoo in one Donegal garden

One robin has been busy feeding one hungry cuckoo

One of our eagle-eyed readers discovered a good-hearted robin feeding a cuckoo in their garden. 

Maureen Carr filmed the exchange, between the cuckoo and a robin, and sent it to donegallive.ie. 

According to one website, the practice is a common one, where brood parasites trick birds into taking care of their young. 

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