The Bird Nest – Hatchlings

One of the hatchling thinking Mama is back with food. - Pic by Ginie
One of the hatchling thinking Mama is back with food. – Pic by Ginie

autumn

The brave bird that built her nest within the Japanese Bamboo plant under my front porch is now a proud mother bird.

We have quietly kept an eye on the nest everyday, awaiting the hatchlings. And on Thursday the two eggs were hatched.

The mother bird is more busy, now that she has to feed her little ones.

Oh Boy! Now both babies are awake and mouths open wide thinking Mama has brought food for them. - Pic by Ginie
Oh Boy! Now both babies are awake and mouths open wide, thinking Mama has brought them food. – Pic by Ginie

At night, as usual she is always in the nest keeping the little ones warm and protected. Even when we open the door she doesn’t fly away. She sits in the nest protecting her little ones.

We did a search on the Web and I’m quite certain this garden bird is one of the 24 species of Bulbuls.

The elusive Mama Bulbul on guard duty.
The elusive Mama Bulbul on guard duty.

By C.E. Pereira
(19-7-2014)

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