Feed on

Some of this year’s bird chicks are now fledging, and around the BFS you can see a number of these ‘big babies’, which are adult size (or nearly), but still want their parents to feed them. Here are two recently spotted calling “Mom, Mom!” (or maybe “Dad, Dad!”):

Western Scrub-Jay fledgling in a Redberry on the HMC property.

Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica) fledgling in a Redberry (Rhamnus crocea) on the HMC property.

Red-tailed hawk fledging on a phone pole near pHake Lake.

Red-tailed Hawk fledgling (Buteo jamaicensis) on a pole near pHake Lake.

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