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
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

Gez
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Japanese paradise flycatcher

ReneSiracusa
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a demanding looking child.

Bunny
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is a beautiful bird!! Would love to sit and be surrounded by then just to admire their beauty...

Emmy Funke
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gorgeous, they should be on the catwalk...!

Kwihui Halliday
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a tender touching moment of a mom taking care of her baby.♥️

Lynn Warren
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is quite possibly one of tbe most beautiful birds i have ever seen

Noemi Perosillo
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It sound impossible that little birds to become such a beautiful creature

Marta Menéndez
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Does anybody know which kind of bird is that?

Monica Liu
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Lovely colour coordination on the photo

MartiMcCann
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What an awesome photograph! Love this! <3

jmcon28
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wish I knew where the birds live and what kind they are. Such a beautiful blue.

mikiomayu
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is the blue bird real ? :o

DonnaOades
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow that's an amazingly pretty bird! What kind is it?

AysegulTunc
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This shape is invaluable if real. Hundred thousand creations in it.

JonathanLimHanYi
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Small birds are always in their nests. Why is this bird out in the open? The photographer has obviously tied the chick down with fishing lines. Please stop sharing such photos.

ClarkDawood
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard

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#7

Unusual Nest

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EvelynHarrison
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great way to recycle. If it's a stinky old boot, do the birds care?

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#12

Swallow Family

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Rose
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This nest is amazing. What a cute little home!

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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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#16

Unusual Home

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SueClasen
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#18

Sunbirds

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Hanna
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Soo cute ! Sleeping under the wing of its mother

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#32

Hummingbirdnest In Wind Chime

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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
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#37

Lunch Time

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Mayuko
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#40

Spring Robins

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Don Guild
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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