Ready For Takeoff

Sunday, 24 May 2009, 18:48 | Category : Birds
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While I was working in the yard today, I noticed a small commotion by my workshop. A closer look revealed a family of Carolina wrens getting ready for their first flight; indeed, while I was watching the first two chicks made short hops onto the fence:

wren fledging

wren fledging

And all the while, the mother (or maybe father) wren kept watch:

wren fledging