Tuesday, May 18, 2010

ABC Wednesday - R is for Robins

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This week at ABC Wednesday, we "R" all focusing on R - and R is for Robins!


Tonight I watched the second baby actually leave the nest! After watching the family of robins, from nesting to eggs to babies, it was a bit of shock to see the baby take wing and actually clumsily fly off. It just seemed like yesterday they were hatching!

Three eggs were laid, but only 2 hatched.



Over the past week, I got a few glimpses of the babies, especially when the parents arrived with worms! Then it was all beak!

Here are a few shots from the past week!


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9 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Awwww, look at those hungry little guys! What great shots for the R day, Beverley! How fun to be able to catch photos of dinner time as well as Mama! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Tumblewords: said...

Aren't they just the cutest little creatures? I love the first couple of flights they make. Great shots!

Mara said...

Aww, they make me feel all fuzzy inside!

Carol said...

Great shots of the robins. Love the one with the open beak. good series for R day.

peripheralperceptions said...

What a wonderful glimpse into such a magical moment. They will really be fun to watch while they are learning to fly.

Leone said...

These are such great shots. Thanks for sharing them.

jabblog said...

It's so interesting to follow the progress from egg to fledgling - you'll miss your little lodgers :-)

Lis said...

How marvelous! I've been seeing robin egg shells all over the place and lots of cheeping ... so nice to see your little guys!

Roger Owen Green said...

Continuing on my apparent need to make a musical reference, rockin' robins! we had some last year, but the pics weren't nearly as good.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team