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Our willie wagtails

So nothing to do with our pet treats, except these little guys chose to nest right outside our kitchen door ๐Ÿ™‚

5 October โ€“ the nest started

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collecting spider webs

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They left the nest for a while, then rebuilt it and by 24 Nov were sitting on eggs

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6 December there were babies

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who grew, by 10 December

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and by 13 December one had flown, two others outside the nest and starting to squark

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by 14 December, the center one is the one whoโ€™s flying at the moment, visibly larger than the other two.

16 December, I come home to this

But then I hear chirping from behind some bushes, a sheltered spot near a tank

then one of them took off

They moved into the callistamons

Can you spot them?

They’re also trying to chase down bugs on their own now, and mum & dad are sqwarking directions at them ๐Ÿ™‚