Audrie found Trixie trying to play with two of them by our playscape. And upon further investigation, we discovered the nest, and a third bunny:
They are the absolute cutest things, and of course we just wanted to feed them and snuggle them, and dress them up in little outfits, but with a dog and a little bit of sense, we decided the best thing to do would be to leave them alone. The last time we found baby bunnies in our yard, the experience ended in tragedy. I never wrote about it. We were pretty heartbroken. I kind of freaked my husband out because I called him, crying so hard I couldn't speak.
This time, though, we were extra careful watching the dog when she went out, and waiting [hoping] for the mommy bunny to move the babies. By the next day, the nest was empty, but just to be safe, we watched for signs of the babies for quite a few more days before we were sure they had been moved out of the yard.
While I would have liked to have played with these bunnies a little more [and use them for our Easter pics], I'm glad they are safe elsewhere. I can't wait to see what other adventures with wildlife that our tiny backyard holds.