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Friday, June 13, 2014

An Empty Nest

This is my last robin post, I promise!  After three of its siblings had left the nest yesterday, this one final fledgling was left alone.  What to do?

Here is the lone fledgling.  "Oh so lonely."  "Maybe I can do it!"  "No, I can't, but what's all that chirping I hear?"
As I watched this little bird think about leaving the nest, I could hear robins cheeping and chirping all around.  Finally a parent bird flew up and landed close to the nest on an electric wire.  Loud chirping ensued.  I think his mama was telling him to get off his duff!  Then the next thing I knew, he had flown the nest!

He was too quick for me, but you can see him flying away on the far left side.
  

12 comments:

  1. I know you were concerned about all of them. Glad that this one finally got the nerve to fly!

    Wishing you a nice weekend.

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  2. Wow! They grew up so quickly. I love that final image of the stirred up feathers. I admire birds for being able to stand on electrical wires and not get zapped xx

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  3. Amazing! I have loved watching them grow up with you.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  4. Sweet! Glad they all made it out on their own!

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  5. So fun!
    I think ours left awhile ago.

    Sounds like you have had lots to watch this week.

    Happy weekend.

    M : )

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  6. It reminds me of pushing your child off on a bicycle without training wheels for the very first time. Fun photos, Lynette!

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  7. A brilliant series of posts and I especially like this one. Bye bye little robins.

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  8. I for one, enjoy the robin posts! It's so fun to watch them get their little starts in life. You are going to miss them.

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  9. So wonderful to watch those robins develop!

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  10. Nice capture! I did not realize that you were posting again!

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