Thursday, April 19, 2018

Nesting. . . . . .



One of our new hanging Boston ferns has already become a home.
I didn't even have time to put the FOR RENT sign up!
Sweet mama-to-be!

Don't even ask how long I had to sit without moving/breathing at the dining room
 window to get this shot. The slightest move near the window and she flies out 
of the fern and takes a while to come back.
This rather plain little bird has moved onto the front porch. . . . . . . . and is 
laying her eggs.

Tuesday - April 17, 2018
Wednesday - April 18, 2018
The guests - Mr. & Mrs. House Finch - on our front feeder.

Finches lay 2-6 eggs - I'll keep you updated if more appear!

10 comments:

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  2. The eggs are like a jewel. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. How wonderful !!! I so appreciate your sharing this with us. Not often anymore that people take the time to notice nature, which surrounds us all. Beautiful !

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  4. So sweet! We had robins nesting in a hanging plant a few years ago and I loved watching the mama robin sitting on her eggs, then the eggs hatching, then the babies growing up and finally flying away. It was an incredible process.

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  5. She looks too little to lay such a big egg. That must be exhausting. Your front porch has definitely become a welcoming place for these little birds. Enjoy your visitors!!!

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  6. Really! How does she lay those enormous eggs. 🙃 You are going to have such a fun time watching the Finch Family.

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    1. Vee, they probably look huge in the photos but are quite small. Nature never ceases to amaze!

      Mary -

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  7. Beautiful photos!! Bird and birdnests (eggs) are some of my favorites!!

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