Fun - Bluejays - Week Two
This is the second week of pictures, going from ugly chicks to small birds.

The images below are in chronological order. Click on one to open a window with a larger version.

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6/6/01: Two hungry chicks, with big red mouths for worm targets
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The feathers are popping up all over now
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6/7/01: bigger babies...
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... with more and more feathers.
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The parents are beginning to object more strongly.
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6/8/01: Growing feathers
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More feathers
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6/9/01: still growing fast
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The feathers are getting fuzzy!
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6/10/01: Five beaks on a pile of feathers
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The eyes are starting to open!
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Nice gullet
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Closeup of feathers...
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... and a montage of menacing parents.
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6/11/01: Looking out of the nest
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They're overflowing. Their eyes seem a bit cloudy, but that may be an effect of the flash.
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The main feathers are spreading out
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I got thwacked on the back of the head for my troubles.
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6/12/01: The chicks are pretty jaded about my flash, although they did close their eyes after I started taking pictures.
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The feathers continue to spring out

Next, Week Three...

 

 

 
  
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