Happy Birthday Baby Mockingbirds!!

Two have the four eggs hatched!! Still waiting for the other two. The other nest’s eggs are due to hatch between July 4th and 5th.

Juvenile Barn Swallows

Baby Cowbird

This baby cowbird is a daily visitor to my feeders.

Bluebonnet’s Fledgling

I have been watching Bluebonnet (Yes, all mockingbirds besides The Peep and The Adversary must have Texas names) gather nesting material, and I have heard her baby calling from the nest. Yesterday her baby fledged from the nest.

The First Baby Mockingbird of The Year!

This baby mockingbird was eating suet and then he jumped down to look for strawberries. After he left, his mother came and ate suet. I was curious who this female mockingbird was and it turned out that she is The Peep’s mother! We believe that The Peep’s father died due to his absence when The Peep was a fledgling. This means that this baby is The Peep’s half-brother!

Baby Cardinal

First baby cardinal of the year! I think it’s a female.

Mrs. Sparrow feeding her baby

Baby Dove at Sunset

Mourning Dove Babies

Mourning Doves built a nest on our front porch pillar and successfully raised two.

“I don’t wanna get wet!”

This baby sparrow was trying to take a bath without getting wet!

Baby House Sparrows

Mrs. Perry is doing a great job feeding her four babies!

4 baby finches!

Mr. and Mrs. Finch have four baby finches. Sadly, neither of them wants to care for them, the babies are so thin! Mrs. Finch seems to have abandoned them and Mr. Finch refuses to feed them. I hope they are ok!

Cutest Baby Deer

We saw 3 families of Killdeer. The first family had 2 chicks, the second (shown in photos) had 3 chicks, and the third had 1 chick. We watched the 2nd family as they were within feet of us. Two of the chicks behaved, staying together and listening to Mrs. Deer, the other was with Mr. Deer. This chick wouldn’t come over even when Mrs. Deer yelled at him. He came over after lots of yelling from Mrs. Deer but took a lot longer than he needed to. I wonder where these three nests were. We only found two.

House Sparrow Fledgling!

The first sparrow fledgling of the year!

Baby Mourning Dove with deformed beak!

Today we saw this baby Mourning Dove with a badly deformed beak. It tried to eat but the milo and corn were too big. Will it be able to live like this? The other doves were chasing it and being mean.

Mother Grackle and her Fledgling

The first baby dove of spring!

The first baby dove of spring! and on eBird!

Baby Bluebird

This cute baby bluebird was panting as he sat on a birdbath.

Barn swallows

Mother Cardinal Feeding Fledgling

Mother Cardinal and her baby

Cute baby wren,not soaking in the birdbath,in a puddle.

Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove nest in our neighbor’s backyard. The parents took turns feeding the young.


The baby is on the left and the adult on the right.while we were driving by the great lakes,in michigan.

Happy Birthday Barney!!

Barney hatched today! Now we’re waiting for Tweet! Happy Birthday Barney!! He has a few downy feathers on his back. His eyes are closed.

Baby Dove has hair!

Baby Mourning Dove has hair!

Dove fledgling

Baby dove from a while back. He couldn’t fly and his mother fed him.

Its NOT a Cowbird! Its a Blue Jay!

It’s NOT a cowbird! It’s a blue jay! We saw it today and it has blue feathers, a black beak, and white and black on its face. The two eggs didn’t hatch so they are probably infertile.

Young Cowbird in nest

Baby Cowbird in a nest. Eggs need ID. White with brown speckles. The eggs are about an inch long. There are two eggs. The nest was made of mostly sticks and lots of white down feathers. Any ID?

Killdeer chick splashing in water.

Baby Killdeer running through water.

Two little House Finch babies poking their heads out of the nest almost ready to fledge.

Two little House Finch babies poking their heads out of the nest almost ready to fledge. (And they fledged successfully!)

Brown-headed Nuthatch Feeding Young

The Brown-headed Nuthatch pair (was a cooperative breeding situation with former juvenile from prior brood, but that one has moved on) has been tending to their hatched young. Managed to get great videos at multiple angles showcasing feeding, fecal sac removal, and young peeking out. Lots of vocalizations by parents and young. They’ve grown so big!

Carolina Wren Babies

Our “Workshop Nest” built by the Carolina Wren contained two beautiful little eggs, which we were pleased to observe as successfully hatched today (Easter Sunday)!

The Cardinals Are Hatching!

A neighborhood cardinal nest with 3 eggs has begun to hatch! We’re actually not 100% sure if they are all cardinals or if a cowbird snuck in there, but we are very excited to see the first healthy young!

Baby downy woodpecker gets a scare!

Downy Woodpecker feeding baby

I found Papa Woodpecker feeding baby woodpecker suet. At first i thought he was feeding his mate, (romantic) but it turns out it was actually his baby! So cute, brought tears to my eyes!

Baby American Wigeons

June 6 2019

Cute Baby Sandhill Crane

recently fledged cardinal

adult male cardinal feeding baby!

baby sapsucker in texas

Eastern Phoebe Babies

We’ve been monitoring a nest with five small Eastern Phoebe eggs, who recently hatched!

Male Rose-Breasted Grosbeak Feeds Juvenile.

I saw this male Rose-Breasted Grosbeak eating some suet at the suet feeder and I was surprised to see a juvenile come along, as well!

Mother downy woodpecker feeds her baby on the suet feeder.

Carolina Wren Nest

Chickadee Family

This looks like a Chickadee family but I’m not sure. Definitely a fledgling and 2 adults but the one above looks like a Chestnut-backed and the adult below looks like a Black-capped, the baby looks a bit more like a Chestnut-backed too. Do they cross breed?

Plump Baby Cardinal

A plump baby Cardinal contemplating it’s first attempt at flight.

Bluebirds Ready to Fledge

Carolina Chickadee Hatchlings

Carolina Chickadee hatchlings. Hatched yesterday, 5/15. Mother incubated for at least 14 days. Count 5 heads and it looks like 1 more. There were 6 eggs.

2 Days Old

2 day old Carolina Chickadee’s in a box nest

Gonna Fly Soon!

Bullock’s Oriole being fed

Texas baby Cardinals 2nd day

2nd day of finding cardinals nest

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology