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Babies, Babies Everywhere

June 10, 2013

Being a winter resident has its benefits – your young are ready to go early in the season. There are goslings, ducklings, woodpecker chicks, Osprey and Eagle young growing steadily stronger each day. Here are some of the photos I have taken lately of some of our local “youngsters”.

Common Merganser Chicks

Common Merganser chicks hugging the shore

straggling along

straggling along

Common Merganser Female

Mom is keeping a sharp eye out for danger

A true gaggle

A true gaggle of Canada Geese

Figuring out stingy food

Figuring out the stingy food

A Hairy Woodpecker feeding a large, caterpillar? to nestlings

A Hairy Woodpecker feeding a large, caterpillar? to nestlings

Hairy Woodpecker leaving after cleaning up the nest

Hairy Woodpecker leaving after cleaning up the nest

all photos and writing copyright Joanne Siderius 2013

2 Comments
  1. Great photos! We’ve got baby Cardinals all over our backyard ~ so cute!

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