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 Eggs – Three Hatched, One To Go…

A quick update on the robin eggs in my front yard that I’ve been posting about… In the beginning there were four eggs. It was a fun surprise to discover the nest when I was mowing and ever since then, I’ve been peeking in to check the progress. The mom is quick to flutter awayContinue reading “Robin Eggs – Three Hatched, One To Go…”

Robin eggs hatch, pictures of the newborns!

While there have been geese laying eggs, and those eggs hatching, a robin up and laid some eggs in my front yard! I posted about the first time I discovered them, check here for that, but there is an update: TWO OF THE EGGS HATCHED! So cool! I captured a few photos of the helplessContinue reading “Robin eggs hatch, pictures of the newborns!”

Blue Eggs of a Robin

I was doing some yard work yesterday and the darnedest thing happened. As I worked the weed eater near a bush in the front yard, a robin scurried away, but it let me get really close before it made a move. I thought, “Odd that a bird would let me get this close before flyingContinue reading “Blue Eggs of a Robin”