Saturday, June 28, 2008

And Then There Was Life.....


I would like to show you the new babies at our house. I had posted earlier in Mi Casa es Su Casa that we had a Robin's nest under our deck. Everyday I look down through the deck to see if the little birdies have hatched. What are the odds that I would see one in progress! Yesterday, Ella and I took turns peering through the floor boards of the deck to watch this new little life come into the world. I got a couple of pictures with its butt and head still in the two halves of the shells, but they came out pretty blurry because he was wiggling so much.


I quickly grabbed my camera and got these shots of this alien like birdie - all full of wrinkly skin and big bug eyes. Then today, his sibling was born! I dont know what the normal hatching schedule is for birds, but I am now excited to see the other two hatch! It was amazing.


I am still waiting to get the money shot of the birdies with thier mouths open looking for food. ;)

22 comments:

Wishing 4 One June 28, 2008 at 8:03 PM  

Wow, amazing! Photos are awesome and what a great moment to capture....

RM June 28, 2008 at 8:53 PM  

That's incredible! And you seem to be quite a good photographer. What a treat for your little girl to watch first hand...

Jen June 28, 2008 at 9:22 PM  

Those shots are amazing. I bet that was incredible to witness.

Malky B. June 28, 2008 at 9:31 PM  

What beautiful pictures. The color is amazing. My sister saw ducklings being born last year. She was so exited you'd think she had given birth again!

Lauren June 28, 2008 at 10:09 PM  

How sweet! We used to sit and watch our baby chicks hatch. It's so fascinating! Can't wait to see the money shots lol

Fertilized June 28, 2008 at 11:12 PM  

oh my goodness!!! those pictures are absolutely gorgeous!

Kim June 29, 2008 at 2:49 AM  

Wow! What wonder spring brings! You did a great job with the pictures. Amazing!
Kim

Lee June 29, 2008 at 8:10 AM  

wow - cool shots!

Sam June 29, 2008 at 9:17 AM  

New baby birds do look rather alien don't they!! It's a good job they soon fluff up!!

The colour of the eggs is just incredible - a gorgeous blue.

battynurse June 29, 2008 at 12:08 PM  

How very neat. I love baby animals of pretty much any type and birds are very cool even if they are rather ugly.

Arian June 29, 2008 at 12:36 PM  

Those pictures are wonderful! What an awesome thing to witness!

chicklet June 29, 2008 at 1:53 PM  

Wow. Those are just truly awesome shots.

Cricket June 29, 2008 at 5:44 PM  

What a beautiful baby. Incredible photography!

Thanks for coming by.

Lee June 29, 2008 at 6:03 PM  

How incredible to get an opportunity to witness (and photograph) so close up!

VA Blondie June 29, 2008 at 7:07 PM  

Fantastic shots. The pictures are amazing!

Natalie Jane June 29, 2008 at 7:29 PM  

Amazing shots!

Jess June 29, 2008 at 10:23 PM  

SO COOL!!

We have bluebird and always enjoy the baby birds. If you make a little whistling sound you can get them to peep and open their mouths for you if you want the money shot!! :)

Christina June 29, 2008 at 10:38 PM  

Oh my goodness, this is one of the coolest things ever! It must be absolutely incredible to watch it all first hand. Nature is such a miracle, isn't it? Your photos are superb. Wow, wow, WOW!

laura - dolcepics June 30, 2008 at 2:26 PM  

That is absolutely incredible! Fantastic shots!

Kim June 30, 2008 at 3:29 PM  

Wow, such great pictures! Maybe that is where they got the saying about a face that only a mother could love!

Stacy June 30, 2008 at 11:46 PM  

Wow, these are great shots! Good for you in being so patient to capture these little lives being hatched.

Julie July 1, 2008 at 10:00 AM  

Beautiful pictures!

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