Phoebe Hatchlings

My last few sneak peeks at the phoebe nest with my iPhone yielded nothing but those five eggs tucked away.


Until today. Perched precariously on a ladder, I slid the iPhone over the nest and snapped.


What appears to be a quintuplet of baby pheobes didn’t even notice I was visiting while mama was off in search of food.


As the sun went down, I checked the status from afar to find mama phoebe stuck to her nest keeping her babies warm in this ridiculously chilly June evening.

Other phoebe posts:
15 June 2015: Phoebe Nesting
19 June 2014: Baby Phoebe Check In
17 June 2014:  Return of the Eastern Phoebes
13 July 2013: Baby Phoebes
25 June 2013: Nesting Eastern Phoebes

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2 Responses to Phoebe Hatchlings

  1. Helen says:

    Wonderful photos! Special little family there. You are so lucky to get such good photos.

  2. Anita Smith says:

    We had robins fledge a couple of weeks ago. It was great to watch their progress. Also had chickadees, but they nested in a house, so we couldn’t see them as much.

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