|Charles River Peninsula, Needham, MA after July mow.|
|Eastern Bluebird nestlings, Charles River Peninsula, July 9|
|Eastern Bluebird nestlings, Charles River Peninsula, July 15|
|Tree Swallow fledgling, Box 19|
Meanwhile the tree swallows are all fledged or on the verge of fledging.
|Tree Swallows, Box 11|
I imagine the parents will be mighty relieved when these hungry mouths can fend for themselves.
|Tree Swallow, Box 19|
Some of the tree swallow families can be seen zooming around the peninsula. Some seem to have already moved on to staging areas.
See you next year, bluebirds et al. And yes, downy woodpecker, it's safe to explore these boxes now.