The Bluebird Diaries – Vol. 2 No. 16

We’ve got pictures from days 7 and 8 for this post. In case you’d like to catch up, here are a few recent links. (Or, you can find the entire second-nesting series here.)

The big change on Day 7 was the emergence of little pin feathers on their wings. This was an “it’s morning and I’m still very tired” shot so we were able to get a nice look at them.

I’m up! Feed me!

On Day 8 the feathers are even more noticeable. And, they’re turning blue!

Here’s a closeup of the pin feathers.

Bluebirds fledge (leave the nest) anywhere from day 16 to day 21 so we’re halfway there. Hope you’ll follow along for the second half!

Unless otherwise noted, all photos courtesy of White Pine Photo. I wouldn’t have a blog if not for my fantastic photographer! Connect with White Pine Photo: Website | Blog | Facebook | Twitter

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