Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Bon Voyage!

I wanted to make sure to post my last photos of Annie and Oscar's family. It was such a short time from when we discovered them in our tree to hatching, growing and the inevitable flying away. I certainly enjoyed our time together.

They grew up so fast it was hard to keep up!


By May 18th the biggest of the two babies took his first flight and landed in this nearby tree.

By May 19th, one day later, they abandoned the nest. Here is the last view I had of the larger baby. He sat perched on this chair for a good hour before he flew off.

Now luckily enough they do visit our yard frequently. I have only seen one young one at a time but they are so similar looking I have no way of knowing if it's the same one or both at different times.

Anyways, I wish the best to Annie and Oscar and their young family. It was awesome how they let us become a part of their life for a few short weeks!

Bon Voyage my friends!

3 comments:

  1. Oh--look at them, all grown up! Again, I'm so impressed by the photos you got of them, N. You kind of have to wonder what's going through the bird's mind while he's sitting there for so long, waiting to leave the nest. I hope they continue to visit your yard!

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  3. AWESOME...Great Pictures. Thank you for sharing. God Bless!

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