The time is upon us when young wildlife is easily seen, especially fledgling birds. Just today I observed young kestrels at the entrance of a nest box, a fledgling bald eagle, young house wrens, and hatchling eastern bluebirds. I know more species are around, like young Canada geese, wood ducks, and eastern kingbirds.
When parent birds are tasked with what appears to be non-stop feeding of the young birds, avian photography can be a little easier than normal. Today I noticed how eastern bluebirds were behaving protectively around their nest box as I mowed the lawn underneath it. All I had to do to photograph the female bird was shut the mower off and point my camera toward her chatter.
Female Eastern Bluebird: