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The Pigeons – June 11, 2008 (Empty Nest)

The Pigeons – June 11, 2008 (Empty Nest)

Day 31 of the Pigeon Chronicles… The story ends here. The second chick has also left the nest and flown away. I did not see it go. On June 9 I had written about how Bablu & I found the chick on the balcony parapet. Well it is gone now. And so ends the month long vigil. The morning photographs and the blog posts. One last photo to round off our chronicles… (Click for full size image)

The Remaining Pigeon Chick – June 8, 2008

The Remaining Pigeon Chick – June 8, 2008

Continuation of day 29 of the Pigeon Chronicles… Today Bablu and I found the remaining chick on the balcony railing, trying to decide if it could fly. This chap really is timid. It’s sibling flew off a couple of days ago but it is still in the nest. The parents till feed it in the mornings. I can hear them chirping at each other. (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) I also shot some video footage….

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The Pigeons – June 7, 2008

The Pigeons – June 7, 2008

Day 28 of the Pigeon Chronicles… Four Weeks! Today I found one of the chicks gone. Closer inspection revealed the larger of the chicks was missing. That left the timid chappie. I wonder if I will see it’s sibling again. And even if I do if I will recognize it. And if it will recognize me 🙂 (Click for full size image)

The Pigeons – June 6, 2008

The Pigeons – June 6, 2008

Day 27 of the Pigeon Chronicles… I found the chicks at the other end of the balcony in the Tulasi pot. They had never ventured so far from their nest before. (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image)

The Pigeons – June 4, 2008

The Pigeons – June 4, 2008

Day 25 of the Pigeon Chronicles… The chicks have lost most of their baby yellow bristles and look like adult pigeons. Brave Heart as I call the more courageous chap is larger than the timid chappie. (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) I caught Papa & Momma on film today! They were on the balcony parapet when I walked in but flew off to perch below the parapet. I took these two photographs looking down on…

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The Pigeons – June 3, 2008

The Pigeons – June 3, 2008

Day 24 of the Pigeon Chronicles… Momma & Papa seem to be trying to entice the chicks to try flying. I haven’t seen them do it but I hear them from the bedroom and they keep tryin to push the chicks out of their pot. (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image)