Every January 5th, dozens of children in the United States wake up excited by the prospect of birdwatching. National Bird Day, now in its 14th year, is dedicated to the enjoying and preservation of our fine feathered friends. This year, organizers are encouraging people to take the “captive bird video pledge” and promise not to share videos of captive “pet” birds.

For those of you who can't or wont go out to bird watch, this list of birds with their babies is for you. Which one do you think is the cutest? Do you have any pictures of birds with their little ones? Vote, or post your own photos below!

#1

Family

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Tarun 3 years ago

It's so good to think of how that small bird would grow so majestic like its parent

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#2

Mother's Love

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Debs 3 years ago

Mum with lots of legs!!!

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#3

Mother's Love

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Debs 3 years ago

Beautiful photo!!

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#4

Under The Mother's Wings

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RickClark 3 years ago

Er, that's a father bird.

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#5

Mother Swan

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stanleyscout 3 years ago

So lovely!

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#6

Owls

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Debs 3 years ago

So,so beautiful...... A parent's love.......

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#7

Unusual Nest

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Debs 3 years ago

I love this....What a wonderful way to use an old boot!!!!

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#8

A Mother's Love

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Debs 3 years ago

How cute is that baby?.... :)

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#9

Penguins

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Debs 3 years ago

So which one's yours????

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#10

Chicago Photographer Has A New Family Take Over His Balcony

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Debs 3 years ago

Oh my....And how lucky!!!!

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#11

Toucan

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WidyaPutra 3 years ago

No dinner until you brush your beak first!

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#12

Swallow Family

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Rose 3 years ago

This nest is amazing. What a cute little home!

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#13

Little Family

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DonnaOades 3 years ago

Oh these are adorable!!

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#14

A Friend Of Mine Left His Car In A Parking Lot For 6 Days And Came Back To This

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Debs 3 years ago

I just couldn't move the car until mum and her eggs were gone..... It would be worth every penny of the parking ticket!

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#15

Ducklings

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RochellePerucca 3 years ago

Alive and free.

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#16

Unusual Home

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SueClasen 3 years ago

How did she know that red lights are the best to bring up babies?

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#17

Picked A Back

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AnilChopra 3 years ago

awesome ..

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#18

Sunbirds

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Hanna 3 years ago

What a gorgeous nest... so intricate. They are master-crafters to be able to build something that will sustain that weight

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#19

Duck Family

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YuriLee 3 years ago

Gonna grow up to be just like mom :)

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#20

Hoopoe, Upupa Epops Nesting In An Old Barrel.

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AliceJena 3 years ago

wish all of the bird species would be named by the photographers

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#21

Newly Hatched Chick

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mikiomayu 3 years ago

Soo cute ! Sleeping under the wing of its mother

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#22

Feeding Time

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DariaB 3 years ago

Ahahah cute grumpies.

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#23

Gentoo Family Bonding

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Dragon_Tamer_Of_The_Centry 3 years ago

baby penguins are so cute! :D

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#24

Goosander

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JeanetteEl-hifnawy 3 years ago

They drive her crazy :p

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#25

Love

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YahruPanda 3 years ago

These birds are beautiful!

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#26

Red Necked Grebe With Two Chicks

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MartiMcCann 3 years ago

Love the mirror image.

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#27

Hungry Family

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chachkimooch 3 years ago

That must be one overworked bird!

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#28

Feeding Their Youngs

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MartiMcCann 3 years ago

It is amazing shot! Mom's wings....

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#29

A Snowy Heron Mother Keeps Watch Over Her Chicks

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Angie Cates 3 years ago

Beautiful

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#30

Stork

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AnaWhite 3 years ago

I think it's a mother storck

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#31

We Need Food

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Moonglass 3 years ago

These are so cute!

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#32

Hummingbirdnest In Wind Chime

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YuriLee 3 years ago

Hope it doesn't fall when the wind blows :O

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#33

Mother Love

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Jeff 3 years ago

Nice dragonfly u got there

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#34

An Adult Black-Necked Swan Gives One Of Its Young Signets A Ride On Its Back

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lindahacker 3 years ago

beautiful photos. The offspring of a swan is a cygnet, not a signet. LH

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#35

Swallow Mom

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mikiomayu 3 years ago

We used to have those birds in our farm creating their houses with clay

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#36

Lunch Time

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JanetLiu 3 years ago

SO THAT'S WHAT A BABY PIGEON LOOKS LIKE!!!

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#37

Lunch Time

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Mayuko 3 years ago

I wonder if the other adult is his or her partner, sibling, or friend.

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#38

Me! Me!

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#39

Mother Birds Work Hard To Raise Their Young.

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JenniferBlanchard 3 years ago

Pretty bird

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#40

Spring Robins

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Don Guild 2 years ago

This reminds me of a Robin that laid her eggs on my porch a few years ago. Whenever she was gone I would climb a ladder and take photos of the progress of chicks after the eggs hatched . It was a great experience . The mother returned and caught me on the ladder, she raised bloody hell. I quickly went into the house. A few days later the chicks were gone. They must have flown the coup.

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#41

Newborn

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TammyChapman 3 years ago

I absolutely love swans. They are so beautiful and so graceful. I didn't know until recently that they carried their little ones under their wings. That made them even more beautiful to me.

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#42

Black Necked Stilt - Gilbert, Arizona

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SarahofBorg 3 years ago

Wow crazy legs!

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#43

Yellow Footed Green Pigeon

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JacquelineLavanchy 3 years ago

Look at these cute little faces !

#44

Cinnamon Flycatchers, Mother (right) And Baby. Magdalena Valley, Colombia

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Misty Pal 3 years ago

cutie pies

#45

House Sparrow - Gilbert, Arizona

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AlisonCooper 3 years ago

Father bird! Chickadee!

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#46

Blackbirds

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#47

Lucy And Baby Peepers

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Judy Downey 2 years ago

Mom's keeping babe toasty warm!

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#48

Starlings Along Law Washington 2015

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boobookittysmom 3 years ago

Starlings drive me crazy every year because they gobble up all of the bird food at the feeders until it's gone, even with the suet! They're hogs! This nice pic makes them look a lot prettier than they are! If only they would share....

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#49

Newborn Baby Blackbirds

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HennaSyrjälä 3 years ago

Where's the mom?

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#50

Rainbow Lorikeets

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NadiaJohnson 3 years ago

None of these are juveniles (which have black beaks) so it shouldn't be here

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#51

Puffin Love

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ReneSiracusa 3 years ago

Nice screen grab of a video.

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#52

Baby Robins

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Maggie Collins 2 years ago

WOW those are brand new hatched! Eyes not even open. So sweet!