They've hatched! Here are some pictures of our Carolina Wren family. I know these pictures are out of order, but this one was so cute, I just couldn't stick it down at the bottom of the post! This little guy just left the nest less than an hour before this picture was taken. My DH was able to get this amazing picture of him in a tree behind our house. He still has a tuft of baby feathers. Mom and Dad and the other four babies were all fluttering around in the trees. We were even able to see them around the yard the next day.
This was the day before they left the nest. They are certainly bigger than they were here! Almost ready to go!
Dinner time! The babies are hungry! We saw the parents bringing all kinds of food to the nest in this pot, including lizards and frogs! Ugh! I wasn't really expecting that!
Here is a picture of Mom or Dad waiting for me to leave so the babies can be fed. As time went on the birds got more used to us being around.
|"Me, in the way?"|
They didn't even seem to mind Copper, although occasionally they would yell at him when he was hanging around too close to the nest when it was feeding time. Copper insisted on having his picture in this post too.
The evening that the birds left, one of the parents came over and chirped at me for a few minutes, maybe saying "Thank you!"
Well, the birds have left the nest, but my family enjoyed having them around for the past six weeks and we hope they'll be back!