and 10 minutes later brings back a plump pigeon.
It's so heavy Mina has a hard time with it.
She finally goes to work and feeds the kids.
Meanwhile, Willie is soaring up in the air, perhaps to provide a little space between him and Mina.
MIna begins the process of plucking the pigeon.
She rips out the feathers...
...and throws them to one side.
April 30. The babies are watching an Allen's hummingbird that is buzzing the nest. I'd seen it visit the previous week but this is the first time the little ones showed an interest in it.