Return of the Eastern Phoebes
Increased activity by the Eastern Phoebes out back told me they were likely nesting under the tractor lean-to again. Each time I went out to take a peak, the adult flew off. Since I was in camera mode yesterday I took another look and found a nest full of baby phoebes!
Last year’s nest was enhanced with fresh down, moss and grass and was now home to a clutch of babies. I spied three beaks, but suspect there might be one or two more hiding in there.
Mama was not happy with my interference, so I didn’t stay long!
Check out last year’s Eastern Phoebes:
June 25, 2013: Nesting Eastern Phoebes
June 13, 2013: Baby Phoebes
June 17, 2013: First Flight
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