Wednesday, June 01, 2011

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Happy Wordless Wednesday!  Our first batch of robins under the deck this spring...

They hatched on May 9th and this was the first batch that Mama was over protective of.  She literally chased me around the yard the day I took these photos.

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Checking on them on May 11th.  Mama came back with dinner while I was snapping photos and was none too pleased with me...

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By May 16th they were getting pretty big for the nest...

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May 18th...

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I think they flew the coop the next day.

9 comments:

Channon said...

Birdies have a very short childhood!

gtyyup said...

Excellent...it takes a brave photographer to battle a dive bombing, determined to kill Robin! The batch in our wood shed just left the nest yesterday...pics on my posts from yesterday and last week.

Have a great day~

jen said...

How wonderful to be able to watch them grow!

Sue said...

Great shots taken at great risk! Our nest is empty this week and they barely looked big enough to take off.

Kwee Lewis said...

Oh my but these are great photos! I just love the baby Robins. When I was a little girl, one fell out of it's nest, so we raised it. Thank you for sharing these :-)

Dianne said...

It's amazing how fast they grow!!!

gypsyknits said...

aaawww....lovely pics for a family album ;)

Kathy R said...

Your little family is growing up so fast!

Bubblesknits said...

Goodness! They went from being tiny to too big for the nest something quick! Looks like they did a number on it, too. lol Typical kids.

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