Sunday, June 29, 2014

Babies Really Are Booming


                                                          Northern Mockingbird


                                                  Mother Scissor-tailed Flycatcher in Nest


                                                     Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Portrait


                                                              Another Portrait


                                                     European Starling Gathering Food


                                                     Newly Fledged Western Kingbird


                                                                       Ditto


                                                          A Parent to Our Fledgling


                                                 Male House Finch in Breeding Plumage

Our friendly neighborhood birds are in a frenzy regarding their nests and their young.  This is very typical behavior at this time of year.  By the way, I was led to the Western Kingbird fledgling by a parent when I came out the door for an errand.  Last year I obtained a photo of a recently fledged Mourning Dove on the property, too.

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