Great Crested Flycatcher Fledgling fledged today!
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Great Crested Flycatcher Fledgling fledged today!

Charline

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When I first saw the nest in a tree hole, the parent bird was flying around but did not seem to be feeding the baby or babies as frequently as I would imagine. They just called each other back and forth for a while.


Then a bird flew out of the nest. I thought it was a parent.


Then I heard calls from the ground, it was the fledgling! Then the fledgling flew to a tree branch and started hopping.


The parent bird flew to approach the young. Perhaps it was still feeding the baby?


The link shows the fledgling. There were too many nasty moth caterpillars. One actually crawled on my leg, yikes! I hope they provide good meals to the birds. I left.


https://charline.pixels.com/featured/great-crested-flycatcher-fledgling-charline-xia.html[/font]








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Ally

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Charline

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LOL, Ally, you've seen a lot of birds which I have not seen. :)


Charline

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There are multiple rashes on my legs. I knew a moth caterpillar was on one of my  lower legs and shoes. Apparently I did not notice the skin reactions until that evening. So be careful when you are out taking photos.


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Great to see the photo of a Great Crested Flycatcher fledgling, thanks for sharing.