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The cardinals

Posted by carol23 z6PA (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 8, 05 at 17:51

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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RE: The cardinals

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


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RE: The cardinals

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


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