Determined Phoebe

Last May 15th, I found a nest that had been built on a small ledge above one of our windows.

Say's Phoebe Nest, by LetSleepingPigsLie

It kind of looked like half of a nest.  There were four little white eggs already inside, so we left it alone.

Say's Phoebe, by LetSleepingPigsLie

The parents kept a close watch.  Then soon…

Say's Phoebe Nestling, by LetSleepingPigsLie

Nestlings!

The nest was very small for four babies.  Sadly, two of the babies were found dead on the cement walk.

Say's Phoebe Fledgling, by LetSleepingPigsLie

The other babies grew and flourished.

Say's Phoebe Nestling, by LetSleepingPigsLie

By mid-June, the two fledglings were on their way.

So, we took the nest down …

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