As we all know, with spring and summer come baby birds. But the strangest thing, a mother bird decided to build a nest in the juniper bush just adjacent to the jock entrance to our building. This is a pretty active door and it just seems like she would have picked an area with a little less activity. And we can't stop looking at the babies. The mama bird doesn't seem to mind though. It's so funny how fast these little guys are growing. We think they are North Carolina Wren.
This first picture was taken when we first discovered them this past Friday -- bald little babes with their eyes shut.
By Monday (june 25) their eyes were still closed but they were covered in this soft looking down.
By the time we got to work on Tuesday, they were starting to get their feathers.
Here's the Mama Bird on her next. She doesn't seem to really mind us being around.
Here's a picture of her that shows the babies! We check on them everyday. And I think I'm the worst!
We saw a snake outside about two weeks ago. It was huge. So we are on the lookout for the snake. The nest is kind of low to the ground, at least lower than you would expect it. We expect the little guys and girls to be flying away soon. We will miss them. It's like the most exciting thing to happen around here in awhile.
If you have any baby bird pictures where you work or life feel free to post them on our Facebook page so we all can see them!
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