05/16/2010 10:20 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Baby finches survive, leave the nest!

EggsAlek K has had cameras on a House Finch nest, worried that predators might get 'em like last time.

He reports that it's empty nest time:

I can authoritatively say that the webcam captured all five leaving the nest under their own power ... rather than having a Blue Jay take 'em!    :-(

So now they are on their own in the wild,