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Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ House Finches

Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ House Finches

While we were away in Florida this past April we had some guests take up residence behind the light on the front of our house.  I did not want to move the nest so I let the house finches lay their eggs and have their babies.  It was a fun chance for the kids to check out the birds as they grew.  Only problem is that it was a tough spot to take decent photos.  We thought there were 6 eggs (of which I could not get a picture).  Then we could count at least 4 birds, maybe 6.

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When I went outside to check on them two days ago there were only 2 birds in the nest. I looked around for the other two but could not find them. Before I got a chance to take a picture Ava yelled about seeing a bug and scared the two baby birds. Chloe and I got to witness their first flight out of the nest! But then there was only an empty nest to take a photo of.

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3 Comments

  1. melissa newell
    Jun 15, 2011 @ 14:04:33

    WOW Amazing! THanks for sharing at NOBH~

  2. Mrs. Marine
    Jun 15, 2011 @ 23:47:19

  3. Anna-Marie
    Jun 17, 2011 @ 18:30:14

    How fun to watch the bird grow and fly away:0 Thanks for linking up to the NOBH:)

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