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The Robin Chronicles...

So I just blogged about being able to timeline the whole robin hatching thing. And here's my forehead slapping moment: I forgot my camera today. Today, of all days. I had planned on getting a macro shot of the babies with their mouths open. Easy shot, yeah it's been done a lot but I wanted it more for my own personal use as opposed to posting it anywhere. I loaded up the kiddos. Grabbed my purse. Grabbed the diaper bag. Grabbed the stack of bills I had to drop in the mail. Did I grab my camera bag?????

NO!

UUUUUUUGGGGGGGHHHHH!

Why so down? Because as we were checking things out my oldest daughter was priviledged to a treat: the babies leaving the nest for the first time. Which was what I really wanted to capture in still photographs because after they take that first leap, forget about getting a decent shot. Those things can hop like nobody's business. So at 3 1/2 weeks of age, our babies : Pinky, Stinky, Winky, and Blinky have officially fledged. And we're a little sad. But happy they all four made it thus far.

Below I thought I'd share with you all the few photos we have from our little journey, these were the ones that made the cut here on DT.

Photo credits: Bri Williamson.

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August 22, 2011

Mariaam

A very nice story! And great pics!!!

August 22, 2011

Kphotos6411

I know how you feel. We had a cardinal bird nest in our bushes. I photographed the nest and birds with open mouths, then they all disappeared. We had to presume that a predator got them.

May 23, 2011

Taylorgracephotography

Thank you all!!

May 22, 2011

Thanatonautii

Great pictures and story! Sorry you forgot your camera! Good luck for the future!

May 22, 2011

Ebamo

Lovely pictures and story!

May 21, 2011

Karenfoleyphotography

beautiful

May 21, 2011

Taylorgracephotography

Thanks guys! :)

May 21, 2011

lzf

nice pics

May 21, 2011

smartview27

Beautiful capture!

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