Spring 2013: Baby birds

All photos taken in Jackson Park unless noted

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fledgling starling- easy birds to see around many Chicago neighborhoods. You can hear the noisy babies in their nests  and they continue to be noisy after they begin to fly so you can see and hear them flying after their parents,  photo taken 5/26/10

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first year starling starting to get adult plumage, photo taken 7/31/10

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fledgling red-winged blackbird, photo taken 7/28/10

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fledgling red-winged blackbird

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fledgling oriole, photo taken 6/29/10

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purple martin fledgling, photo taken 5/24/13

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fledgling robin, photo taken 7/24/10

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fledgling robin, photo taken in Palos, IL on 5/31/13

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fledgling common grackle, photo taken on 6/9/12

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photo taken on 5/13/11

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Canada goose with goslings, photo taken 5/9/13

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mallard duck with ducklings at Cornell Park on 6/8/11

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photo taken 6/5/13

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photo taken 6/5/13

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mallard duckling, photo taken 6/11/10

duckling is lost and calls for mother, mother duck answers.  Movie is not high quality but sound track makes a nice ring tone (leave a comment if you would like me to send you an m4r file), video filmed 8/17/10

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fledgling crow being fed- see video below, photos and video taken 6/4/13

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fledgling crow being fed-see video below

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