What a beautiful family! Even Elaine, shown photos of the children at the same age, mistakes the one for the other. Say’s Phoebes are pale brownish gray above with a cinnamon belly, a blackish tail, and a gray breast. Finally Found Them! hoping to see everyone soon, Phoebe looking healthy and Tiny looking happy to acclimate. These babies hatched on May 30 (the day this photo was taken.) Our daughter, Phoebe Lynn Brelsford, was born 1 June 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Founder, shanghaibirding.com. Anna & Steve!!!! Bald Eagles at Cape Disappointment State Park in W... Birding from 18 Inches Away: Baby Mockingbird out ... Wilson's Warbler at the Willapa National Wildlife ... Green Heron on the Tuolumne River, and a bit of "W... Say's Phoebe Babies at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Her English name honors the phoebes (genus Sayornis). This photo was taken on Day 6. great looking family…. I have been able to watch the phoebe nesting pair raise their brood, from my office chair. She is going to bring us so much happiness. Your email address will not be published. Founder, shanghaibirding.com. Each winter, Eastern Phoebe visits our back yard here in central Florida. . I hope you are doing great.. With all our Love. Phoebe’s beautiful mother, Elaine, and I witnessed the miracle. Wish our daughter well by leaving a comment below. Tweets by @shanghaibirds Say Hello to Phoebe, Our Beautiful Baby Girl. This bird is similar to the eastern phoebe. Brelsford is a graduate of the University of Florida and earned a master's in business administration at the University of Liege, Belgium. When Brelsford departed China, he was the top-ranked eBirder in that country, having noted more than 930 species. The 4 babies have hatched, and have grown quite large over a 2-week period. Shanghai Birds in Alaska, Part 2: St. Paul Island, Rare Photos of Crested Goshawk Mating in Shanghai’s Zhongshan Park, Birds Recorded at Shanghai’s Century Park, English-Chinese Taxonomic Index to the Birds of China, Experiencing Kamchatka Leaf Warbler on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Exclusive Interview with Mark Brazil, Author of, Brown Eared Pheasant at Xuanzhong Temple, Shanxi. Baby girl Phoebe is so cute!!! So proud of Craig & Elaine…they sure make beautiful babies! © Matt Davis | Macaulay Library We live across the street from grandma & grandpa, so we see the little ones grow. They eat insects almost exclusively, but have been known to eat berries. So beautiful! Brelsford coined the term “Cape Nanhui” and advocates for the conservation of the most southeasterly point in Shanghai. Phoebe is in hospital to give birth to the triplets slightly early. The Say's phoebe also likes to feed just above the water's surface. “It’s like Himalayan and Oriental Cuckoo!” we exclaimed. 'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); by Craig Brelsford Eastern Phoebes also sometimes re-use the same nest for a second brood. (3.7 kg) and had a length of 20 inches (51 cm). See all the bird photos from Geotripper in one place, courtesy of Google Photos. We get the chance to see the family numerous times. Your email address will not be published. (Craig Brelsford), This post is the second in a series celebrating the Brelsfords’ children. Congratulations, Elaine & Craig on the birth of your beautiful daughter, and Tiny on becoming a big brother! Still have not seen Phoebe. Monica barely covered up to Rachel that she was with Chandler who found them two hot male nurses to date. We are pleased to welcome the newest addition to the family. We have 4 grandsons that we love ❤️ but there is something about a precious baby girl! Welcome to the world precious Phoebe! !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)? Phoebe’s Chinese name is Dù Yíníng (杜怡宁). We have a phoebe nest under a screened porch eve, just outside my home office door (that opens onto a patio). I can’t wait to meet her . Congratulations to the whole family! She bears an unusually close resemblance to her brother, “Tiny” Craig. Brelsford lived in Shanghai from 2007 to 2018. Congratulations to the Brelsford Family. Love, Aunt Patty, We couldn’t be happier with the birth of our granddaughter. Required fields are marked *. We will love her forever and wish her a long healthy life. Elaine, Tiny, and I thank God for Phoebe, our inexpressible gift. Incubation typically lasts 15-16 days. See also, Say Hello to Tiny, Our Beautiful Baby Boy, Craig Brelsford is the founder of shanghaibirding.com. An immaculate white Rock Dove alighted on the windowsill, blessed the child, and flew … It sallies from a perch to catch insects in mid-air. Blessings in abundance much Health and Happiness to the whole family. Male and female are similar. Welcome to the world Phoebe. This soft-voiced flycatcher of the west is like the other two phoebes in its tail-wagging habit; but unlike them, it often lives in very dry country, far from water. An immaculate white Rock Dove alighted on the windowsill, blessed the child, and flew off. Hooded Orioles on the Tuolumne... Woodhouse's Scrub Jay at Zion Naitonal Park, ‘Alae ‘Ula (Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis), Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus), Aleutian Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana), American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens), Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus), Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri), Black-crowned Night -Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus), Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus), Black-tailed Gnatcatcher (Polioptila melanura), Black-throated Gray Warber (Setophaga nigrescens), Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea), Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus), Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus), California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus), California Quail (Callipepla californica), California Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica), California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum), Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana), Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis tristis), Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus), Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus), Greater White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons), Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons), Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus), Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis), Nuttall's Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii), Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus cooperi), Orange-crowned Warbler (Oreothlypis celata), Pacific-slope Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis), Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber), Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus), Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), Sagebrush Sparrow (Artemisiospiza nevadensis), San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi), Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus), Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus), Violet-Green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina), Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis), Western Screech Owl (Megascops kennicottii), Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica), White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis), White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys), White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus), Woodhouse's Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma woodhouseii), Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus), Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus), Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata). The immature is similar to the adult, but browner and may have a buffy wingbar. Monday, July 9, 2018 Say's Phoebe Babies at the Palm Springs Art Museum It's kind of interesting that practically that only occupied nests I've seen lately were those of Say's Phoebes (Sayornis saya). I haven't seen any on the home trail yet this year, but I saw several on the Colorado Plateau trip last month, and both were attending to nests. It’s a beautiful name for a beautiful girl. Brelsford was also the top-ranked eBirder in Shanghai, with more than 320 species, as well as Shanghai’s Cape Nanhui, one of the best-known birding spots in China. When Chandler panics and says he and Monica are only 'messing around' they … Congratulations on the birth of your daughter! Brelsford's photos of birds have won various awards and been published in books and periodicals and on websites all over the world. I enjoy your blog and miss travelling the world to see birds. Now back home in Florida, Brelsford maintains close ties to the Shanghai birding community and continues his enthusiastic development of this website. They barely could fit into the nest.