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by Sherry Hill June. 29, 2019 187 views
[full bird nest]

[full bird nest]

baby phoebes for Camellia

you'd think i planned it this way.. i just looked at todays prompt and thought, aha! i know where there is a full nest.. on the side of the shop, some eastern phoebes made a nest above a window.. she had a tiny ledge, amazing how she could build it out and sturdy.. it's so high up i had to wait till the babies grew big enough to see their grey fluff hanging over the edge..

[mama phoebe]

[mama phoebe]

and mama phoebe doing everything she can but dive bomb me, to get my attention away from her babies.. so i turned the camera on her..

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Russell Smith 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Sweet shots. If you know when they hatched count out 16ish days and that is when you have a chance at seeing them fledge (fly for the first time).

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Camellia Staab 5 months, 2 weeks ago

❤❤ ( these were supposed to be red hearts, not sure why they are black) Love! To be honest at first glance I did not see them, just saw this huge pile of green/white fluff and could not figure out what it was.  Then as I read I had to go back and look and sure enough the nest is full! No Phoebes here or if they are here I have not had the patience to sit long enough to see them. Mama is beautiful. Thank you for sharing a full nest with me smile

5 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Jay Boggess 5 months, 2 weeks ago

WOW!!!! Pretty industrious builders!!! 
That nest is a real mansion! 
Hope the babies reach maturity! 
Looks like they have excellent caretakers!!

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