Every spring, the eaves that face our front door serve as a home for nesting birds. This year, we decided to take some photos.


Three weeks ago:

Start of construction.
Photo copyright 2013 Gareth Mills


Two weeks ago:

Nearly done!
Photo copyright 2013 Gareth Mills


Last week:

All moved in!
Photo copyright 2013 Donna Schwartz Mills


What she’s guarding:


Precious cargo.
Photo copyright 2013 Gareth Mills


This year, it appears that there are only three eggs – a good thing, as in the past, an egg has fallen out of the nest. And once, I had to shield my then very young daughter from seeing a dead hatchling that had been shoved out before its time. Three looks like a manageable brood. Will update when they hatch!


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