A Commotion of Cuteness

The baby Bluebirds have arrived, and are causing a commotion of cuteness in my backyard!

There are four youngsters this time around, and to say they are keeping Mama busy would be an understatement.

While she is focused on feeding one, without fail, there is another waiting impatiently in the wings.

Sometimes I cringe a bit when I watch her feed these greedy little guys – it looks like they are going to bite her beak off!

You can’t blame her for trying to deliver in bulk. I think she is bringing four mealworms at once in the picture below!

I have discovered that these little ones are not quite as helpless as they would have Mom believe. One minute they are loudly demanding that she feed them…

…but the moment she flies off to feed another, they help themselves to a snack.

I had to laugh at one point, when she was just getting ready to deliver a mouthful of food to one of the youngsters…

…and the rest of the crew came crashing in. A frenzied feeding photo bomb!

Suffice it to say, patience is a virtue they have not yet acquired.

Ah well, they may be causing a commotion, but at least they’re cute!

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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14 Responses to A Commotion of Cuteness

  1. 2019tv says:

    I would like to invite you to post this on my BOTD blog post. The pictures are so good and the story only makes this post better.

  2. de Wets Wild says:

    They do seem like a raucous bunch!

  3. John says:

    Very beautiful pictures!😊 Can’t be easy to be parents of insatiable kids.

  4. Mags says:

    These photos are all adorable…brought me pleasure, smiles and giggles. Those babies can be loud when they are wanting food. That is one busy mama. Hugs

  5. SW says:

    Kathy these shots are absolutely amazing! I love the baby bluebirds! They are so cute! This really made my day! I love it!

  6. dawnkinster says:

    LOVE it! I’ve noticed that, too, about the babies not being as helpless as they play when mom or dad are around.

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