Robins – Part 4 – Home Vidoes of Feeding The Days Old Baby Robins

In Part 3 we presented some pictures of the parent Robin feeding the new, just days old, baby Robins. In this article, we present to you two short videos showing the feeding of the Robins by the parent. How did we come to obtain these videos? Well, would you believe that they were made with a camera? No, not a video camcorder, but a regular digital camera. They were taken by our youngest daughter who received the digital camera for her birthday. When we bought the digital camera for … [Read more...]

Robins – Part 2 – Robin Babies Arrive

Baby Robins 13a

In the first article in this series, we introduced you to the home renovation within the home renovation; i.e. the pair of Robins renovating the nest underneath the back yard deck. We saw the mother Robin in the nest but could not see any eggs. Well within 2 weeks from when we first spotted mother Robin in the nest, not only were eggs, but they had hatched! Talk about a home, or, um, nest renovation that had to be completed on time!!!! :-) Now, we have to be careful. We don't want to spook … [Read more...]

Robins Nesting – They’re Baaaaaack!

Robin Nest Under Deck

Sometimes life really does happen when you are making plans. This week saw our renovation activities focus on spreading the word about home energy audits on various Internet forums aw well as the replacement of our gutters and eavestroughs (a new series of articles starting tomorrow!). When we purchased our home last spring the woman told us that there was a Robin's nest underneath the deck in the back of the kitchen (we have a walkout basement) that was used every year for the past … [Read more...]

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