Comparing the beaks of newborn birds – in pictures

Hello and squeek chirpy cheeeeeeep to all you bird lovers out there. Today’s post is all about beaks. Over the past few months I’ve photographed newborn geese, robins, and cardinals and just recently noticed how different their beaks are. I guess it makes sense, I mean the birds themselves are all so different, why wouldn’tContinue reading “Comparing the beaks of newborn birds – in pictures”

Hungry cardinal babies in the nest

I have a few bushes in front of my house, and they’ve proven to be a great location for birds to make a home with a nest and eggs and everything. The latest bird to lay eggs was a cardinal. Here is how the they looked, just beautiful! Then they hatched. They are a fewContinue reading “Hungry cardinal babies in the nest”

When robin parents attack!

Who knew robins could be so protective! Gosh, wow. I have been lightly monitoring a nest in my front yard that started like this. It progressed to this. Interesting development though, and maybe bird people out there already knew this, but as the chicks grew, the parents became more aggressive towards outsiders (me). This isContinue reading “When robin parents attack!”

Robin Chicks… update #4

These chicks seem to be growing into full-size birds so fast. I had no idea they go from eggs to flying within weeks. Well, I’m jumping ahead of things a bit, they haven’t learned to fly yet BUT!! they are big now. Here are a few pics of the birds. This first pic was aContinue reading “Robin Chicks… update #4”

Robin Chicks Growing So Fast!

Lately I’ve been writing about birds, and I’m very ok with that! Birds have been around for… what, like at least a decade right? But only recently have I been interested in them. It mostly came from when I started taking pictures of birds at a Florida beach. Check out a few photos of eagles,Continue reading “Robin Chicks Growing So Fast!”