Robin’s nest and pretty blue egg

July 21, 2009 at 11:51 am 4 comments

I discovered this robin’s nest while trimming the bush by our front door.  I had already cut away some of the protective branches, but I stopped once I saw it.  I hope I haven’t scared away the mama bird.  We’ve been seeing a robin hanging out in our back yard lately.

Robin's Nest


Also, here is our other big plant.  It is driving me crazy that I can’t find the “before” picture from when I first moved here.  This plant was sad and droopy, but I’ve trimmed it back each fall and it looks much better now.  Thanks for the plant advice, Dad.



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Ahhhh, my home town For my Mom, who likes tiny things made giant.

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. jessieisskoopy  |  July 22, 2009 at 3:08 am

    Wow! Good work with the gardening. Hope the robins grow up safely!

  • 2. Jill McCrae  |  July 30, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    One time we had a robin nest in a gutter where we could watch it from inside. It took a few days for them to build the nest, then 2 weeks later the birds were getting bigger and one by one flew off. It’s all very quick. They were fun to watch.

  • 3. Moment of Zen: « MEANINGFUL DISTRACTION  |  August 7, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    […] Robin’s nest becomes landscaping, ethical dilemma, and modern art. […]

  • 4. Robin’s egg update « Sara Today  |  August 15, 2009 at 7:22 am

    […] nest in our front yard.  It takes 12 to 14 days for the eggs to hatch.  I wrote about discovering the little blue egg on July 21.  That’s over 20 days ago.  Perhaps the egg has been there for even longer.  […]


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