Robins – Leaving the Nest (Part 3 of 3)
In my first robin post I introduced the parents of the robin family that spent most of May in the protection of my partially covered patio. The second post introduced the babies and this third and final final post is about leaving the nest.
I’m kind of amazed that after just 10 to 14 days the babies all of a sudden decide to get up and fly away. They haven’t practiced and mom’s not there pushing them out. However down on the ground about 20 feet away mom or dad, or maybe both I was concentrating on the nest, were waiting for them to take off.
The first four photos below cover the first chick to leave the nest and the last two photos are of the last chick to leave.
Below is the last robin to leave the nest.