Females generally lay four or five eggs; between zero and four young fledge .
Nestlings fledge three to eight weeks after hatching, and are dependent on the parents for supplemental food for several days to weeks after fledging.
The young chicks fledge or leave the nest in around 60 days and become fully independent in 14 more days.
On this first day of summer, we are well into the season when baby birds fledge - a desperate time of survival for many young birds.
Young birds fledge at 14 to 22 days and are partially dependent on adult birds for 23 to 28 days post-fledging.
Nestlings usually fledge before they can fly and continue to receive parental care for 18 to 20 days.
Four to five days after the young fledge , they can make short flights, and within a week they are strong flyers.
Breeding couples are generally able to successfully fledge a chick only once in nine years.
Once back, they establish territories, make their nests, breed, and fledge their young.
We searched for records of what happens to young birds after they fledge , a stage where many studies cease.