A few weeks back, I noted that a blackbird was sitting on a nest that she’d built in our pony stall. She hatched four eggs, and the chicks have all grown and successfully fledged. Today, the nest was empty. She and her brood are now out in the wild. Here’s a few pictures charting their growth.






About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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3 Responses to Fledged

  1. They are very cute! I have only once found a nest with babies in it–and I wish I had taken more pictures. I took a few, but I have lost them!

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