The cardinals

carol23_gwAugust 8, 2005

I've been keeping track of Mrs. Cardinal and her nest which is in a Buddleia seedling that arose under the eave of the porch. July 28th I saw three eggs in the nest and it wasn't until today that they hatched. That was a long time in the heat where temps came close to 100 and the poor cardinal sat with her beak open.

The newly-hatched babies are quite ugly at this point.



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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

Neat pix, Carol! Oh, those poor birdies in that heat! Yep, they do look ugly at this point. Good thing they'll "pretty up"! :)

~Rosemarie

    Bookmark   August 8, 2005 at 10:57PM
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yardrat

Oh Carol, lucky you. I love baby birdies, such a wonder of nature. It is so hard to watch them struggle with the heat that's for sure. I'm so glad they made it.

Yardrat

    Bookmark   August 9, 2005 at 9:08AM
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