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Birds of KY: A bizarro Mothers Day tale - Robins' nest

2014-05-11 - Shelby County, KY - Photo by Pen . It was a pleasant surprise to see left one of at least four temporary bird residences with occupants who had become part of the family. The robin's nest, was pretty in its own right. Two Carolina wren's nest on a tool shelf - with one in a bike helmet, had skittish little birds who were becoming people tolerant. We had all recently came up almost to speed on the devious practice of cowbirds and other brood parasitic types when we witness a cowbird in the act, carrying away a beautiful blue egg from the nest. In the right frame, all that was left was an empty nest.
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