My adventures in the woods, streams, rivers, fields, and lakes of Michigan

The Weekly Photo Challenge: Together

It’s that time of year, new life is hatching out all over the place. One thing that all the newly hatched birds have in common s that they tend to stick together, so that will be my take on this week’s challenge. That, and the birds pairing up so that there will be new hatchlings.

Two young mourning doves sunning together on a cool morning

Mother Mallard and her brood

Goose family together

Another mother mallard and her brood

Sandhill cranes

Then, there is the best “Together” shot I have ever taken.

Mute swans courting

That’s it for this one, hope you enjoyed it, and thanks for stopping by!

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13 responses

  1. Northern Narratives

    The swans are my favorite.

    May 3, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    • Thank you, mine too.

      May 4, 2012 at 10:15 am

  2. plantsamazeme

    Nice! That’s alot of mallard babies and they are so cute. 🙂

    May 3, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    • Thank you!

      May 4, 2012 at 10:16 am

  3. Cute little duckings. And the swans are beautiful.

    May 3, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    • Thank you Colline!

      May 4, 2012 at 10:16 am

  4. That’s a very nice shot of the swans.

    May 3, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    • Thank you Jomegat, good luck in the race!

      May 4, 2012 at 10:15 am

  5. Seeing those mourning doves all puffed up makes me think it was cold that morning.

    May 4, 2012 at 3:09 pm

  6. Great shots for the challenge, and your last photo of the swans is fantastic, what love it shows!

    May 8, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    • Thanks, I think the photo of the swans maybe the best photo that I have ever taken.

      May 9, 2012 at 10:51 am

  7. Whoa, the photos get better and better- great theme for spring, too!

    May 9, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    • Thank you, the basic theme comes from WordPress, and I fill it in with my interpretation.

      May 10, 2012 at 9:53 am