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Rockin’ Robin

As always, ol’ Hawkeye Phil has kept me abreast of news in the yard while I run around like a chicken with its head cut off. This time, he has discovered an American Robin‘s nest built on the downspout of one of our decrepit gutters. I got a shot of her sitting in it on May 13.

Also, here’s a short video of the robin in the process of making the nest. You can see her using her breast and legs to shape the inside of the nest.

Our robin comes and goes, sitting on the nest for two days straight and then disappearing for days. One day when the robin was gone, I saw a squirrel come down from the roof and sniff around the nest. We thought she wouldn’t come back. But she did. Here she is on May 21:

By Phil

At the time of this post, she has been gone again for 2 days and there are still no eggs in the nest.

 

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