Kisses (continuous biting) from a seabird

I thought you might enjoy seeing a Rhinoceros Auklet chick in action (one of my study species for my masters). Especially one that bites me a lot. This chick was nearing about a month old. I weighed and measured all of my selected nestlings every other day on the island and this is what a typical session looked like (albeit much shorter without the petting and chit-chat seen here). To answer a few of your questions...

Yes, I'm on a cliff face.

Yes, that is the gorgeous Pacific Ocean behind me just after sunrise.

No, the chick is not seizing for part of the video.

And yeah, I'm awkward. Old news.

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