New baby field sparrows

We had the pleasure of watching a field sparrow nest from egg to fledgling in one of our experimental plots.  I thought it would be a good way to get back into the swing of things.  Happy babies! Any mama recognizes this face Temper tantrum Almost ready to fledge! And they were gone the next […]

Little baby bird

This was a few weeks ago…I came across this baby bird early in the evening before a very cold night.  He was alone and helpless looking, and I knew without his adult feathers, he was unlikely to survive the night. See the little shafts around the bill? Those are where the adult feathers are beginning […]