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ssMaking good use of a whitetail skull!

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I decided Saturday would be a good day to clean up some old deer skulls I had hanging in the rafters of my turkey shed. I found a robbin had already been making use of one of them so decided to put the project off for awhile. I guess she had a better use for them anyway!

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I figured an update was due on the robbins. 2 babies about ready to leave the nest. Amazing that 2 weeks ago the eggs weren't hatched yet.

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I found another robbin nest with 5 eggs starting to hatch in a different shed today.

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That is a very good use for them! Love the photos..

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Another photo I recently took of a Killdeer nest alongside Gilmore Creek on my Dad's farm.

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I took another peek today at the 2nd nest and the babies doubled in size in the last two days. Only 3 babies left, so the others must not have made it out of the shell. The antler nest babies have already flown the coupe.

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They threw out the little guy! Down to two babies and they have doubled in size in the last 2 days yet again!

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The robbins at 6 days old. I decided to get photos every 2 days if I can remember. Cool to see the rapid growth on the little buggers!

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Nice series. Thanks for sharing.

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The old robbin nest has fallen on hard times with the heavy rains blowing in. The nest was saturated and tipping over when I went to check tonight. Only one robbin baby left at 14 days. I propped the nest up with a post so he could atleast sit flat in it.

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