Day One For 3 Gray Catbird Babies - 7/19/14
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Look at size comparison to the holly leaf or the berry. Their head is hardly as big as the berry which is still not full grown on our bushes. But my wonder is where did all of this flesh come from with those tiny eggs she was sitting on. Compare the eggs to the bird (previous photos). They just hatched this morning! She sat there on the edge just watching what was going on so I knew it was time. Usually birds lay an egg a day so they can get the first one into feeding before others come. I was surprised that all three eggs hatched at the same time. That's not what the bird books say. In 10-11 days these birds will be fledging according to the birding site. Hard to imagine!