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Saturday, May 21, 2011

After the Egg...

Sittin' the Nest



Newborn Robin's

Two days after I took photos of the beautiful blue Robin's eggs they hatched. Baby birds sure are ugly!! Momma Robin is very good at dive bombing me though!! OH she gets mad at me!

They built the nest in the woodshed on top of the stack...hope the cat doesn't find them :( Silly birds.

And yes, that was snow in the photo on Wordless Wednesday...from the night of May 16...we're trying to get into spring!

14 comments:

Celeste said...

Look at that proud Mama perched on the nest. Such a beauty. I have to agree with you about the babies, a classic case of the ugly ducklings!

Sarah said...

I LOVE that first picture of the Robin in her nest. We drove through Burns again on Thursday afternoon. Oh Karen! Where did all that water come from? It was like a road through a lake! And even some houses were sitting in it, and the road was closed through town. I hope things wern't too messed up and hope you and John were able to stay high and dry at your place! I hate seeing things like that happen, especially in small towns. So frustrated for them!

gowestferalwoman said...

Those babies are....oogly ugly! at this point I usually compliment the momma on their babies eyes if they are oogly ugly,

but darn...im at a loss for words!

Lovely photos though!

And we are flooding here - our creek is OVERFLOWING. And the roads are getting soft; branding is slow out here...did you people over there send the rain? :p

Dreaming said...

After seeing all of the pictures of cute baby lambs, cute foals, cute kids (4-legged variety) and cute calves.... I take back what I said about all babies being cute!
Ugly...ugly...ugly....ugly! Poor mama Robin. But, they do turn into something pretty!

Crystal said...

I was just thinking they were ugly, then you wrote it, I sure do agree! Glad they grow up and get feathers

Cheyenne said...

Great photos! Loved that ugliness! But dont we all start out a little wrinkled?

Vaquerogirl said...

Nice photos! A good thing to remember yes- ugliness is often a burden to be overcome.
I'm still waiting for spring here too! Sick of rain!

Val said...

Love it! I had a few shots like these a couple of years ago.

The Robins ALWAYS make a nest under the shelter of the gooseneck trailer!

Merri said...

great shots! I don't think our robins have started nesting yet, or at least the two nests I know of are as yet unoccupied. everything seems to be later here this year anyway.
- The Equestrian Vagabond

Rhonda said...

So I take it you were pretty brave to get these photos? :) Very neat! But wow do those baby birds look bare and scrawny! But I think Robins are my favorite birds. Have a great week!

Jocelyn said...

Mamma Robins are agressive! We had several nestin our back yard, and the poor dogs would yelp and we'd say Uh Oh, Mamma Robin is at it again

Ed said...

I think they are cute..:-)

5 Starr's Farm said...

Hope your off doing fun things, but I'll bet theres a lot of work going on too.........the "Spring Push"

Nichole said...

Oohhh.... Ahhh...... these trump my best Robin shots by far! Beautiful!!!

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