Sunday, May 6, 2007

Baby birds!

Today, the family all went outside to clean the yard and mow. Rob calls me to look at something. This is what I see.

Baby birds! Poor babies, the nest was on the ground a few feet away. Then we turn around and find this guy.

Here's mommy and daddy searching frantically.

Rob used sterile gloves (funny, how many people have sterile gloves around???) and we put them back in the nest. We then sat the nest on our patio table.

Our trees are too far off the ground to even try to put the nest back. It took several hours, but we caught mommy and daddy feeding the babies later in the afternoon. Don't know if they will make it. I am afraid a cat is going to get them. Only time and nature will tell...

UPDATE: I have seen mommy bird swoop down and feed her babies twice now! Once last night and then about 1:15 pm today. I think as long as the neighborhood kitties stay away, they might just have a fighting chance!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What type of bird is it? What does it eat?

Diagram of Tommy's Heart Defects

Diagram of Tommy's Heart Defects
Double Inlet Left Ventricle with Transpostion of the Great Arteries