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Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 1 August 2019 in Animal & Insect.

Parent bluebird feeding fledgling. This is the third brood that I have had in my nest box this year. Bluebirds can have up to 4 broods in a year.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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yoshimiparis from France

Oh that's wonderful, this shot is very touching and you waited for the "right" moment to press the shutter button

1 Aug 2019 5:08am

Devi from Chennai, India

Aw!! What a sweet capture !! These fledglings are eternally hungry !!! You are very fortunate to to see this scene Elaine...Must be real stress buster !

1 Aug 2019 5:24am

@Devi: I like sitting outside and watching the birds. It does offer stress relief!

jpla from St Barthélémy, France


1 Aug 2019 5:30am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Belle prise Elaine.
Et dépêche toi, j'ai faim moi.
Bonne journée

1 Aug 2019 6:04am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Adorbale and funny!

1 Aug 2019 6:16am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

eh oui il va y avoir dans tous les cas une sérieuse conversation,la prise de bec

1 Aug 2019 7:49am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Quelle jolie scène ! Ces oiseaux ont de très belles couleurs.

1 Aug 2019 8:16am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

How exhausting for them. Lovely capture

1 Aug 2019 8:56am

@grouser: It wears me out just watching them!

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful capture ! Very nice timing.

1 Aug 2019 9:14am

véronique cherpantier from sauveterre de guyenne, France

very cute, love it

1 Aug 2019 9:57am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Bravo magnifique photo

1 Aug 2019 10:36am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Wow! What a great moment you've captured with perfect timing!! Perfect shot!

1 Aug 2019 11:53am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

They seem to be thriving very well in your garden. Excellent capture. 5*

1 Aug 2019 12:54pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a precious close up!!!

1 Aug 2019 1:53pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine capture of this feeding moment. Mother birds know how to take care of their young.

1 Aug 2019 3:29pm

Rose from United States

Oh, this is special...so love it. Love bluebirds.

1 Aug 2019 4:11pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Fantastic, a well timed shot of this birds.

1 Aug 2019 4:16pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Jeu de bec quelle vue et compo quel captage superbe
Belle soirée

1 Aug 2019 4:30pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

How fun to have these beautiful birds in your nest box where you can enjoy them.

1 Aug 2019 6:37pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful bird family scene. You are so lucky having these beautiful birds at your house.

1 Aug 2019 7:40pm

@Steve Rice: I love sitting outside and watching them.

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

aiways good to share with a friend. good shot

1 Aug 2019 11:13pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Wow! Great shot. I assume this is the feeding station, not the nesting box? Like recycled sticker.

10 Aug 2019 9:20pm