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Feeding during incubation

My Throwback Thursday post this week is returning to the story of the nesting cycle of a pair of Eurasian Blue Tit I documented in 1987.

The eggs are laid and the female has started incubating them. Here the male is feeding the female during incubation.

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Through the Mist at Sunrise

My Throwback Thursday post this week travels back to spring 2003.

This is Chantry Island and its lighthouse just off the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario.

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Egg laying

My Throwback Thursday post this week is continuing my look back at the nesting cycle of a pair of Eurasian Blue Tit I documented in 1987.

The nest is lined and the cup of the nest is formed. Now the female is in the nestbox early each morning laying an egg.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Morning
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Forming the cup of the nest

My Throwback Thursday post this week is continuing my look back at the nesting cycle of a pair of Eurasian Blue Tit in 1987.

In this photo one of the adults, probably the female, is forming the cup of the nest prior to starting egg laying.

Throwback Thursday: 15th April 2021
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Nest Building

My Throwback Thursday post this week is traveling back to spring 1987.

I spent part of the spring documenting the nesting cycle of a pair of Eurasian Blue Tit.

In this photo one of the adult birds is bringing moss for the nest. It appears that one bird prefers moss and the other dried grass. It also appears that each bird builds one side of the nest.

One Word Sunday: Speciality
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Blue Hour Spring Ice

My Throwback Thursday post this week is traveling back to early April 2008.

The remains of winter ice along the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario. Photographed at dusk in early spring.

Throwback Thursday: 1st April 2021
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Orange and Blue

My Throwback Thursday blog post this week is traveling back to late March of 2008 with a visit to Lake Huron at Southampton, Ontario.

Chantry Island lighthouse shortly after sunset with the remains of the winter ice in the foreground.

Throwback Thursday: Orange and Blue