Almost grown ups!

In the sparrow nest the story is nearly complete. The 5 nestlings are ready to leave the nest for the first time! They eat a lot of bugs and now it is time to learn how to live on their own.

Eurasian Tree Sparrow feeding chicks

I captured the male sparrow bringing food to its chicks. Look how many bugs he’s carrying!

Partially-feathered Eurasian Tree Sparrows

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology