Kirsten Schrader

Kirsten is the executive editor of Birds & Blooms. She's been with the brand in various roles since 2007. She has many favorite birds (it changes with the seasons), but top picks include the red-headed woodpecker, Baltimore oriole and rose-breasted grosbeak. Her bucket list bird is the painted bunting.
Hatchling robins in a nest

What is a Fledgling? Learn the Five Stages of a Baby Bird’s Life

Find out what the five common bird life stages mean and how robins and see other baby birds look after they hatch and leave the nest.