Sunday, June 24, 2007
Birds Ready for Next Step
The young swallows from a post ten days ago think they're ready to leave the nest box.
They're hopping up and down and hanging out the hole checking out the world. Mom and Dad aren't going to have any trouble getting these little ones out of the nest.
Meanwhile, in a nestbox fourteen feet away, the bluebirds have finished a plush nest to hold their eggs and hatchlings.
Oops. It's not perfect yet.
Here's Dad with one more piece of grass.