Monday, May 30, 2016

Little mocker

One of two mockingbirds that recently fledged from a nest in my front yard, and which have been exploring the neighborhood while their mother feeds them and scolds anyone who gets near:


Friday, May 13, 2016

New brood

The hummingbird that built a tiny nest in late January and had two babies successfully fledge in early March has returned to the nest for another brood-- and here is one of her new babies:

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Polka dots

One of several recently fledged baby bluebirds-- I saw them depart from their box a few days ago:


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Green heron family


Two nestlings just starting to get adult plumage


Parent with fish

Feeding takes only a few seconds, and involves a lot of flapping

Parent looking for more fish

Exploring the reeds and standing tall


You're not the mama!

Monday, April 25, 2016

Babies

Black Phoebe fledgeling

Feeding time!

Peekaboo bluebird-- one of a large and vocal brood

Bushtit juvenile that might have emerged from this nest. 
After I took the photo it hopped up to me before leaving


Bluebird nestlings about 8-9 days old