AlphaBloke and I went to the garden centre yesterday, and came across a sign that read:
Please do not disturb the nest
This was hanging on the front of a wooden framed stand housing various plants for sale. We peeped towards the back of the stand…
They’re baby blackbirds, we think – two, and there’s not a lot of space left for them to grow into! It was a hot day and they were panting somewhat. You’ll have to excuse the quality of the pics, but I was trying not to get too close and disturb them.
Here is the nest in situ behind the plants for sale:
And a close up of his little face:
This was right in the middle of one of the busiest areas of the garden centre – only the parent birds know why they chose to nest here! Fledging should be interesting…