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Baby birds


Bird photography in late spring and summer can provide an observant photographer opportunities for "family" photos. 

For instance, tracking a bird carrying a worm or insect can lead to shots of babies being fed in the nest. Or ignoring a parent bird hovering over your head can lead to shots of fledglings testing their independence.

The photos in my featured gallery for August show a variety of fledglings shot in parks in Central Ohio. In some cases - bluebirds and robins, for instance - it is obvious the birds are fledglings from their markings. …