Baby Black Bird

It's not that much of a baby but still quite young because it's Daddy fed it with some worms! I got quite close to it but because I didn't have a flash on as to not scare it the picture didn't come out so well and I improved the lighting with a photoshop thing. It had markings on it and fluffy feathers and it sat almost perfectly still to stay hidden from preditors obviously and I walked up very slowly towards it.

Here he/she is:



I think this is Daddy, he comes very close!

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8 replies since 31st July 2008 • Last reply 31st July 2008

that pic would be cute in a calender Happy
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Haha cheers, he was two metres away! I think it's the same one anyway he's stood directly opposite me before again about 2 metres away and just stared at me and didnt even move when I was giggling and moving the door because i was a bit scared it was gonna turn into a Hitchcock film! I was about 2 metres away from the baby away but it was just too dark for my camera with no flash!

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Aww that's sweet Happy

We had a birds nest somewhere near our garden once, and one morning I found a little tiny chick in the graden. It was so small, it had no feathers or anything. I kept looking out for it every day (it was quite exciting, I think I was only about 6 or 7 at the time), and it managed to survive for about a week before I found it dead one morning Happy. I gave it a little chicky funeral and buried it behind the shed haha.

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Aww cute. We have a squirrel on our mew and he sneaks past the door and nibbles on things. We saw a fox at the end of the street last night, that was cool.

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I'd love to see more squirrels round here, we used to have a few that would run up and down the big tree in the garden next door but when the tree went so did the squirrels Happy

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We're too close to the main road for squirrels but we have seen hedgehogs and once the dog sniffed one and she got poked by a spike cuz she yelped! There's always bats flying around in summer too Happy I've realised that I've seen the baby before but thought it was a wren because it was small and quick. It's probably around 4 - 6 weeks old. I just think it's so cool that these birds have managed to raise a baby in our garden they've been here for ages! (if they are the same two that is but no other birds would live in our garden with a pair already there)

I found a dead baby bird in my boyfriends back garden a few weeks ago Happy A friend once found a baby bird on her path and brought it into college to see if anyone knew what to do she just couldn't leave it there because it was a hot day and there were cats around, one of her friends had raised baby birds before so he took it.

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beautiful pics! All we have are deer and squirrels! lol A couple of time i have seen the cardinals, those gorgeous red birds!!! One day I can get lucky and take of a pic of it without it flying away to get my cam! lol

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deer!? wow, apparently there are deer in the town! Apparently a couple saw 5 near a cemetary! In broad day light.

We have another baby bird in our garden, a collared dove I think. I think their nest is in a tree right near our back door because I've heard flapping from it and there are feathers around it. It's a lot smaller then it's parents.

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