Cardinal nest final update…

The cardinals chicks (hatchlings? babies?), whatever they’re called, you can also call them gone! I checked the nest a few days ago to snap what became the final pictures… I wasn’t going to check anymore because the mom and dad were starting to hover (like these robins did) and so I didn’t want to disturbContinue reading “Cardinal nest final update…”

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”

Cardinal hatchlings have hatched!

How about that for a redundant post title? Of course hatched birds have hatched. Last week I posted about a nest I discovered in my front yard (click here for that) and I finally have an update! The speckled eggs cracked and life sprang forth in the form of these helpless little cardinal babies. CheckContinue reading “Cardinal hatchlings have hatched!”

Another nest in the front yard, but which kind of bird!?

I’m turning into Michael Keaton day by day. Why? Because in 2014 he was Birdman and 7 years later the title has been bestowed on me. Ok, no one calls me that but I’ve given myself that nickname due to all the birds I’ve been obsessed with since the beginning of the year. I evenContinue reading “Another nest in the front yard, but which kind of bird!?”

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!”