All four nestlings emerged on schedule:
The oldest nestling was ready for feeding almost immediately, even with unopened eyes:
As any infant will tell you, holding your head up is hard work:
But doing only half the job won’t get you fed:
They’re just starting to make little chirps, so this isn’t nearly as raucous as you might think:
The adults seem to have no trouble bringing an endless stream of worms, insects, and unidentifiable organisms from the yard and garden.
Go, birds, go!