Shallow thoughts from my home in Northeast Iowa.
Very nice sunrise. So vibrant! Your robins are cute. We have a dove with new babies in an outbuilding, sort of a shed/workshop. All work near there has stopped. This is the third pair of doves. The first two pair abandoned the nest and their babies died. I hope this sweetie successfully raises her babies.
Many birds raise 3 or more broods sucessfully each year, robins amongst them. However, only about 40% of robbins' nests sucessfully produce young. Hopefully, this pair will survive! Here's a link about robins - http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/american_robin/lifehistory. This website is an excellent source of information on all kinds of birds. Maria, I told you that cedar waxwings can get intoxicated from eating overripe honeysuckle berries - well, so can robins!
Carol, the robins fledged today. :)
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