On June 28th I held my phone above the nest in our grape vines and took another snap of the eggs. One had a black dot that appeared to be a small hole in the egg, but I started to question my eyesight the more I looked at the picture.
Is this the beginning of the hatching?
On June 30th I thought I’d check on the eggs again while the mama was out of the nest and THIS is what I saw:
3 beautiful blue eggs magically turned into 3 blobs of pink and fuzz with alien eyes!
I’ll admit I was a little shocked to see that the eggs had been replaced by this strange pile of babies and I was reassured via some bird-loving friends on Facebook that it was ok that they were sleeping. How was I to know? I had only ever seen images of the babies with their mouths wide open begging for food!
On Canada Day, I thought I’d try to take a little video of the fledglings, and I’ll definitely take more as they grow!
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