Female Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Mourning Doves, The Peep, Eastern Phoebe
Today was a great day for birding! We saw a new lifer: Brown Creeper. We also saw a Brown-headed Nuthatch, a female Yellow-rumped Warbler, a Pine Warbler, and more! Also, yesterday I saw 5 Purple Finches in a tree! (New lifer!)
The Ridiculously Cute Eastern Phoebe
This little Eastern Phoebe has been nesting by our barn for 2 years now! They are amazing parents! This is a female that I named Diva because, well I am sure you can figure that out. Her mate’s name is Duke.
Taken 5/29/2018. There was a nest under our neighbors wood side stairs for the 2nd year in a row
The Final Look At The Eastern Phoebe Almost-Fledglings At The Nest Before They Fledge.
Day 15 Of The Nestling Phase/Period.
The 11th and 12th days of the nestling phase at the eastern phoebe nest.
The cowbird already fledged.
The Cowbird Has Left The Eastern Phoebe Nest, While The Rest Of The Pack Are Still There.
Young are growing even bigger at the eastern phoebe nest.
The young are almost grown up at the eastern phoebe nest.
Young are growing fast at the eastern phoebe nest!
Feeding time at the eastern phoebe nest!
An eastern phoebe nest full of young!
A lot of little mouths at the eastern phoebe nest!
Some phoebes hatch at the eastern phoebe nest.
Those phoebes are on top of an unhatched egg.
Cowbird egg has hatched at the eastern phoebe nest!
His name is bonbon. I named him!
Mrs. Phoebe At Her Nest.
Maya is doing a good job incubating all those eggs! I don’t know how she fits on top of them all!
Dad phoebe feeding nestlings.
Mr. phoebe, or “Dino” as I named him is bringing food to the little ones! Miss phoebe, or “maya” had to move out of the way!
Mama phoebe and her nest.
This is mama phoebe and her nest.
Eastern Phoebe Natural Nest
This is an Eastern Phoebe nest located on the side of my house built on top of a vent pipe. The nest was discovered when I needed to clean the dryer vent located directly below the pipe vent. Nest construction began in late May. The first 4 eggs were spotted on 6/4 and the fifth egg appeared a day later on 6/5