The starlings have mostly outgrown their fluffy stage. They’re more teenagers now. Throwing food around as well as their weight.
Our bird feeder has turned into a nursery. Birdmoms drop the kids off at the buffet for a while and fly off to do some chores.
Found this guy buried in my plant pots as I was digging this afternoon. No idea who is in there, but I put him back and wish him well.
Would you look at this pudgy baby bird!?
The other thing we did recently was put an insect hotel in the garden. Today I peeked inside and found little fuzzy bee butts in residence.
At the start of lockdown I bought a bird feeder for the front yard. We have a bunch of regulars who drop by every day. The most regular is a mated pair of blackbirds.
Today we met the youngest of the family.
Found this little beauty sheltering for the day in one of out plant pots.