It’s been three weeks since a pair of Willy Wagtails began nesting in our backyard. Yesterday two of the three little hatchlings spread their wings and (rather gracelessly, it must be said) left the nest. 56 more words
The first two Willie Wagtail hatchlings appeared yesterday morning! They are incredibly tiny and delicate- and, truth be told, kinda ugly, too. But that’s OK; I don’t think any of us would look fantastic after being smooshed up inside an egg for two weeks, either.
Our little family of Willie Wagtails is blooming. We now have three eggs, and two very diligent parents. I have observed them driving magpies, kookaburras and other much larger birds away from our property. 47 more words