Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Big Baby .. Grackle

Howdee all,

Check out this big baby…Its large ..almost the size of the adult..

Look at the way it carries on. Cracks me up! I am having fun watching all the parents with fledglings this time of year.

I took this through the window of my motorhome..some glare

What fledglings are you seeing?

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14 comments:

Tink said...

That's a great video. Love the zoom on your camera. I can't wait to get a new one. It looks like that baby can get it's own food.. LOL I wonder if it's a mama's boy.. ha ha

Bhavesh Chhatbar said...

Interesting!

Damn Dam — Khadakwasla

Adele said...

What a big baby

Lynne at Hasty Brook said...

Baby grackles remind me of the cartoon "Baby Huey".

Kelly said...

Hahaha! Made me laugh....

Alison Kerr said...

We have some of these big babies in our yard too. They are so hilarious. Actually I think the parents sent ours packing about a week ago.

Fun video - thanks for sharing :-)

Rene said...

LOL. Fledglings are always hilarious. You are a lucky woman to get to travel around in an RV. A very nice one, too!

Larry said...

Nice video-it's hard for me to visulaize grackles as babies.They just don't seem to have the personality for it. I've been seeing fledgling titmice begging for food.-It kind of reminds me of my father begging my mother to get him something to eat.

Tina said...

Your video is funny! I always think the babies always look huge compared to poor Mom who has been working herself hard to pop out those eggs, sit and hatch them and then keep them fed.
Some babies I've seen are bigger than Mom and still insist on being fed..as they sit and scream from their perch!!

Anonymous said...

Sis Charlene "cute"

Larry Jordan said...

Great video Dawn! I think that suet cake will be gone in no time flat ;-)

I am really enjoying all the breeding and young raising activity as well. My favorite time of year!

April said...

Funny video - Baby Grackle is very demanding. Nice post!

letspaintnature said...

I have a million of these baby grackles beggin' for food. Only a mother can love that loud and annoying screach! lol

Wren said...

I know some birders don't like them, but I enjoy grackles, and the babies are delightful to watch. They're generally so large that you expect them to know how to fly and land already.

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