This photo was taken in Manhattan, Illinois in the Spring of 2009. The nest was located in a small crab apple tree in my daughter’s front yard.

Canon EOS 50D with 18 – 200 mm lens

Featured in The Birds – May 2012

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Bob Kelch is a retired pediatrician and health care administrator who now has the time he wants to devote to his passion, photography. He lives near the Lake Michigan shore in South Haven, Michigan.

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  • aprilann
    aprilannover 2 years ago

    Congratulations on having your image selected to be featured in the group “The Birds”.

  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomover 2 years ago

    Wow, What a perfect photo! Congratulations on your feature!

  • Robert Kelch, M.D.
    Robert Kelch, ...over 2 years ago

    Thank you. I love this lucky shot.

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksover 2 years ago

    How wonderful to capture them at possibly only a few hours old Robert – looks terrific large, you can see their grey fluff clearly !

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 2 years ago

    What a great detailed, clear capture!

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  • Penny Odom
    Penny Odomover 2 years ago

    Wonderful work Robert!

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