• Birds in the Garden

    15 days ago - By Brushstrokes

    This year we have had quite a few nests in the gardens and house eaves. We watched as a pair of cardinals built a nest in the Buddha belly bamboo about 5 feet from our screen porch. They hatched and fledged 3 chicks from the nest then moved on. There was also a nest in the eaves just off the porch which was either sparrows or wrens, but we never got a real good look a them. They also hatched and fledged some chicks from that nest. The two nests are below, first one is the cardinal nest which included bits of plastic. It contained small snail shells when we looked at it. The other nest...
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