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Here be the babies I saw around Radipole and Arne yesterday...
These looked much younger than in the picture... I think they must've glammed themselves up to sneak off to the pub!
Who doesn't love a fluffy ickle cygnet?!
Brave fella, landed only a couple of feet from me... he'll make a 2nd appearance on the forum in the Fence Post thread! (I bet you can barely contain your excitement
Fledglings from a nest under the porch entrance to Stourhead.
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The youngster on the right was pestering Mum for food quite persistently - I took a video, but didn't have my tripod so it's very wobbly. Comical to watch - baby was tapping furiously at her beak, but she just wasn't taking the hint!
very nice updates everyone; before I get back to house clearing again I managed to take a couple of photos in the garden yesterday. There are lots of young birds still arriving including one of my favourite (although not their harsh squawking sound) the Jays.
and some mother's do 'ave 'em lol (taken through window)
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Herring Gull nesting on a roof in Port Isaac
Lot to learn
A local Bullfinch youngster
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