My fundraising

by Olivia
(WA)

I'm trying to fundraise by watching a wild bird grow up but it's a little harder than I thought.


Comment
I'm not surprised you're finding it hard. A robin for example, takes 8 days to build it's nest, lays 3 eggs, takes 12 to 14 days to incubate the eggs.

The babies are fed as many as 200 times per day! Feeding starts around 4 am and goes to around 8 pm. Nests are cleaned several times as well. Then its time for the baby birds to learn to fly.

Raising babies is long, hard work! And many birds have two broods.
Happy birding!
Susan

Susan

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Bird with knocking vocals

    Sep 30, 16 03:43 PM

    I live in the North West part of Vermont. I cannot see the bird, but has a very distinct clear knocking click vocalization. What could it be?

    Read More

  2. White chunky bird with black trim and feathery "pantaloons".

    Sep 28, 16 08:59 PM

    Bird looks like a white pigeon , black on wings with feathery tops of kegs

    Read More

  3. need help with ID

    Sep 28, 16 06:59 AM

    I saw a flock of around 20 medium sized birds (smaller than a gull, but possibly a little larger than a robin),they were 1 1/2 miles from the confluence

    Read More