Earth laughs in flowers. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not spread the compost on the weeds. -William Shakespeare, Hamlet
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. –Audrey Hepburn
The Flycatcher Babies are Hatched!
For the third year in a row, the western flycatchers have chosen to nest next to the front door to the house.
I love that they trust us enough to come back year after year.
I love watching the little family grow.
The parents built up the nest:
There will be four siblings this year:
The baby Western Flycatchers are almost ready to try out their wings!
*Click on the photos for a larger view, and to see the date the photo was taken. All of the photos were taken between July 25 and July 29.
Beautiful wings! Almost ready to fly!
To see the Mama and her eggs, click here.
To see the newborns, click here.
To see last week’s update, click here.
For those of you who are interested in the baby Western Flycatcher’s growth, I have new photos for you. The little guys are growing quickly.
*Click on the photos for a larger view, and to see the date. With the exception of the first photo, the photos are only one day apart.To see the Mama and her eggs, click here. To see the newborns, click here.