Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Fledgling Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Monday morning was glorious with wall to wall Sunshine so Penny took advantage of a bit of sunbathing as well as keeping an eye on the bird feeders:


I was able to watch the baby Great Tits in their nest plus I was delighted when a few fledglings appeared in the garden. The first to be seen was a young Robin:


I can find my own food .....

..... but it's a lot easier if I just yell at mum and dad to feed me:

Where have those kids gone now....

Also visiting was a demanding Blackbird fledgling:


I'm trying for the record for the most seeds in one beak:

Finally a bit of video of the fledglings:


  1. You certainly got the best of the weather. Entertaining video and stills.

    1. Adrian: Yes we are mainly getting rain over night at the moment

  2. You have a regular avian park in your garden, John. The GTs will pushing their young around in a stroller (pram) in no time!

    1. Wilma. A four tier double seat stroller would be needed ;)

  3. Penny looks very contented there John.
    Good to see all those young birds around, but I'm sure the adult ones will be glad when they can fend for themselves.


Thank you for visiting. Hope you enjoyed the pictures. Any comment, or correction to any information or identification I get wrong, is most welcome. John

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