Tag Archives: fledgling birds

Barn Swallow Fledglings

Happy Canada Day from the newest feathered generation! Barn Swallows nest in the potting sheds where I work and this week the young ones began leaving the nest.  As you can see, they are at a size now where with … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Thanks Mom!


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Wednesday Wings: A Little Baby

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Baby Robins Dropping Down

It’s late spring, and across the country baby or fledgling American robins are dropping out of their nests. This seems a strange way to propagate the species, but for generations adult robins have been giving fledglings a boot. They can … Continue reading

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