Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Robin's Nest

April 26th this perfect Robin's Nest was cuddled up in my hemlock pine. I was so excited to see 3 little charming eggs in the unusually clean nest. I told my hubby I was going to get my camera from my shop and take a picture of the little darlins. Well, the very next morning the nest had been tipped over and I saw a broken egg on the ground and this intack little one. I think a squirrel or a cat must have taken the other. The mother obviously couldn't pick up the egg, so I saved it along with the nest. She will build another I'm sure. Robin's nest are the best, they hold up well having been packed with mud and swirled with other found materials. Once I'm sure the nest in safe to handle, I will use it in my vingettes. I felt sad, yet very lucky to find this nest so clean and solid. The robin's blue is the most prettiest color!

1 comment:

Such a Wondrous Place this Faery Space said...

Awww... we have nests blow down, too. Ours have only had it happen with an egg once and we actually saw it go down! Since we knew the egg was probably still fine and the mom was squawking at us we put it back up in the crook of the tree and watched all spring until the baby flew away! What an experience this was for the kids and I! Thanks for sharing. Blessings dear.

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