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Apr 17, 2018 21:18 |  #1

Mom nested by my front door a few weeks ago and the young arrived about 4 hours ago. There were two eggs, not sure both hatched, never seen both baby heads at the same time so may be one more coming soon. Same photo, just one is a crop of the other. The neck skin is so thin you can see the mom's beak in the throat. The babies head is about the size of a pea!


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Apr 18, 2018 11:37 |  #2

Neat shots Matt.

Are you remote controlling the camera?


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Apr 18, 2018 12:43 |  #3

No, no need to remote control in this case, the nest is literally 12-inches outside my window, so just set up a tripod in my hallway and waited for mom to come home from grocery shopping and snapped away.


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Apr 18, 2018 21:26 |  #4

Took a few more today, not through my hall window, actually set up outside and waited and sat very still for a bit of time. Mom checked me out a few times and then ignored me and fed the two babies.


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Apr 19, 2018 03:39 |  #5

Great shots Matt, keep them coming.


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May 04, 2018 12:45 |  #6

Been a few weeks, and today the first of the babies ventured forth from the nest for the first time. What his next plan is (get back into the nest or try to flap) only time will tell.


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May 04, 2018 13:15 |  #7

Amazing!


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May 04, 2018 15:01 |  #8

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #18619477 (external link)
Amazing!


Ditto that!

Good stuff Matt.


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