Update: More Baby Birds?

Per my previous post about the baby birds who hatched and flew the nest on my front door, we have some news!

I noticed an increase in bird poop around my door again, so we looked into the abandoned nest. There were eggs!!

It looks like the adult birds even rebuilt the nest a bit and cleaned things up, so that the new hatchlings won’t have to lie in the leftover filth of their older siblings.

I’ll bet these new babies will be just as messy though…

Baby Birds!!!

I discovered a nest on my front door wreath with baby birds in it!

I was super excited. I taped a piece of paper to the front door to remind everyone not to open it so we wouldn’t disturb the babies. (We usually go in and out through the garage anyways.)

The kids and I checked on them a few times (carefully, without touching them), and in less than two weeks they looked like this:

They were so adorable! Except, I wondered what all that black and white stuff was….

That would be bird poop.

The entire nest and the door behind it were completely covered in bird poop. Ewwww.

But still, they were awfully cute! And the next day when I looked, there was only one baby left. The others had all flown. I guess he was the slow one?

Later that day, the last baby flew away, leaving behind an empty nest… full of poop.

Just like kids, right? Leave that mess behind. Mom will clean it up…