By mid July many chicks are now larger than some of their parents. They don’t fly. They are still being feed by a parent sticking regurgitated meat down their throats, followed by beak battles. The youngsters will gang up and together clamp down on mom’s or dad’s beak and head. With the motivation of more food now and no need for manners, they are learning balance, gaining strength, quick reflexes while devilishly exploring their large angelic wings.