Our Flower Hill Farm landscape and wildlife habitat is filled with the flutterings and cries of copious numbers of fledglings. These little Eastern Phoebes are just about to take their first flight. What a healthy, cozy brood!
Eastern Phoebe Nestlings about to become Fledglings
Eastern Phoebe Parent Hiccuping
Eastern Phoebe Parent with a Mouthful of Insects
Fledgling in the Crabapple Orchard Opening Wide
It must be harder for the parents now . . . keeping up with all four fledglings scattered about the gardens.
Flower Hill Farm
Carol Duke is an artist and farmer who has worked with the land on a Western Massachusetts hillside for over thirty years. During this time her land has evolved into a diverse wildlife habitat. Carol features the flora and fauna that live and visit her farm on her blog http://flowerhillfarm.blogspot.com/ As vital wildlife habitats are destroyed daily, Carol hopes to inspire others to garden for wildlife, while becoming activists for wild places the world over. Her nature photography has appeared in magazines, books and newspapers.