Growth spurt

These nestling Willie Wagtails were photographed a week ago, as tiny recent hatchlings. I dropped by for a couple of minutes late yesterday to check their progress. They’ve already got well-developed pin feathers and will be ready to fly in another week at this rate.


Willie Wagtail nestlings, Annand’s Lane Joyce’s Creek, 27th November 2015.


My visit was short and sweet – nonetheless the parents were not happy.


One of the devoted parents.

One response to “Growth spurt

  1. Great photograph of Willy Wagtail on the nest with the 3 or so?.,nestlings.

    Always a treat opening the Natural Newstead postings.


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