Birds and other mobile features in the garden 2010 #2
Birds and other mobile features in the garden 2010 #2, AKA 2010 continued.
This thread is intended to give people a place to post photos and/or talk about birds, critters, wildlife, fish, whatever - topics you might not want to start a whole thread on, but are still garden-related. You can see the range of possible topics in the previous three threads:
A few days ago I saw a turkey with a passel of poults in the distance, but I couldn't get a photograph. Today one or maybe two hens with poults visited and one hen obligingly hung around with I think five babies. Here she stood guard near my car with the babies on the ground.
And the five poults:
The hen later started walking the family up my path, but didn't continue. I almost thought she wanted to show them off to me, but changed her mind. She may be from last year or the year before's broods so she would know me well as a food provider.
This close-up poult shot was taken earlier today and might be from a different family: