Friday, October 21, 2011

What Happens When Birds Leave the Nest?

© 2011 Donna L. Watkins - Red-bellied Woodpecker Fledgling
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It’s happening all around us right now— young birds are leaving their nests and striking out on their own.

But how do they make the transition from fledgling to adult?

A lot of us think that baby birds grow up in a family that stays together and migrates south together. There are some species of birds that stay together after the nesting season, but they are rare.

Most young birds are totally on their own soon after they leave the nest. In fact, in many bird families, the parents migrate south long before their youngsters do.  Read the entire article.

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