Friday, July 22, 2016

The ages of bluebird

Almost-fledgelings in a tree cavity

Juvenile female molting into adult plumage

That patchy adolescent was hanging around with several younger juveniles, presumably from the parents' second brood. All of them were flitting around, calling to each other, and occasionally bickering with robins and with each other. I even saw the older sibling feeding one of them!