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brokenblossoms
03-31-2007, 06:57 PM
Well, my two finches have been sitting on their one little egg very diligently over the past couple weeks and it finally hatched today! It is very teeny (about an inch long), has little patches of strands of feathers (looks like eyelash yarn) on its head, wings, and tail. Daphne has been sitting on him/her (we're calling it Baby until I can find out the gender) all morning and Herbert has been a very doting father.

Here are the proud parents:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/168/438204455_9e52d90d47.jpg

:heart:

HamaLee
03-31-2007, 06:59 PM
So cute, congrats!
I love your birds' names, btw :teehee:

misha rf
03-31-2007, 07:00 PM
Awwww!!! Congrats!! :happydance: Will you post pics of the wee one? I :heart: finches!

brokenblossoms
03-31-2007, 07:07 PM
Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere's Baby!

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m182/brokenblossoms/Other163.jpg

Excuse the yuckiness. Their "nest" is really just a feed dish. I had strips of an old dish towel in there but they threw it out and filled it with chunks of their cage liner...can't be too comfy for Baby, though. :-/

mks22300
03-31-2007, 07:51 PM
Awww, congrats on your grandbirdie!

jeanius80
03-31-2007, 08:17 PM
i:heart:little birdies! yay for daphne and herbert and you too :muah:

aineepooh1
04-01-2007, 03:30 AM
congrats: and baby makes 3~! :happydance: :cheering: :roflhard:

Jan in CA
04-01-2007, 02:03 PM
Congratulations! ...but that thing in the yellow dish looks like something you'd sue a cereal company for.. :teehee:

Weebie
04-01-2007, 02:07 PM
Awwww!!! Congratulations on your new addition!! Baby is so teeny tiny!!!

marykz
04-01-2007, 02:51 PM
adorable- an Easter baby!