Baby Mockingbird Out of the Nest, Day Two

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    He's perched in one of the rose bushes on the side of the house. Mom is still looking out for him and will dive-bomb anyone who gets too close. I stole a shot while his mom was off getting food. What a privilege to watch this little one grow up.

    loco's photos, JamieMcK2001, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. loco's photos 33 months ago | reply

      Awwww, I get so much joy watching the birds. They are so protective! Another fantastic capture of this little baby, Kristina!

    2. Redzenradish Photography 33 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Lori! I know they'll be gone soon. This one gets bigger every day. He's also sounding less like a baby and more like a mockingbird. Hopefully, I'll be photographing this one's youngsters next year!

    3. Carl Woo 33 months ago | reply

      What a wonderful pose! Beautiful shot with excellent details!

    4. greyhound rick 33 months ago | reply

      Fantastic Kristina!! Love the face!! :-)

    5. marciabilyk 33 months ago | reply

      Oh, he looks so vulnerable. Those legs must be as wide as toothpicks. Love the little tufts of fuzz on his head. Beautiful shot.

    6. photo_secessionist 33 months ago | reply

      He has such a pugnacious look here - little, but brave. I like that!

    7. arbyreed 33 months ago | reply

      Nice wildlife shot with a very poignant message. I always feel for these little fledglings trying to make a go of it.

    8. Redzenradish Photography 33 months ago | reply

      Thanks everyone! Seems this youngster has flown into the next yard. I can hear him, but not see him. I, too, sincerely hope he's successful in becoming a mature mockingbird. He grows fast, but there are so many predators in our neighborhood. He was more protected in my yard......

    9. Ber123 33 months ago | reply

      Aww, that is just adorable :))

    10. _Voyager_ 33 months ago | reply

      El momento captado es muy bueno, se ve que eres rápida de reflejos y que tienes una técnica excelente. Enhorabuena. Un saludo

    11. Steve Bahcall 33 months ago | reply

      Wow, stunning capture!

    12. luporosso 32 months ago | reply

      Great capture !

      Your picture has caught my attention and I find it worthy
      of a NATURES BEST AWARD...Well Done :)

      Natures best

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