Sometimes I have a hard time with nature study. We don't live in a place with just a whole lot going on, but just like the old saying goes, if you "stop and smell the roses" you will find some interesting things.
God really does have a lot going on no matter where you're at.
One morning I went out to water my hanging fern and a little finch flew out and right over my head. So I gently lowered the plant down and sure enough, inside were the four sweetest little eggs. I called for the boys to come see, and from then on we watched that nest like a hawk. :)
At first we thought this was a sparrow, but after seeing the beautiful daddy with red markings drop by we researched and found that this was a House Finch couple.
I never got a picture of him, but he really was beautiful.
A week or so after the discovery we peeked in and there they were!
We thought there was only three. A few more days went by before we finally noticed the forth little one was in there.
We loved watching the fledglings as they were developing their wings...and fuzzy heads.
And just like that, they were ready to go.
Our boys have learned so much about birds this year. They are loving every bit of it, and so am I! We picked up Thornton Burgess' Bird Book and can't wait to read it!
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