Tres huevos azules

It’s a perfectly beautiful spring day. The Oklahoma sky is the color of a bluebird egg. Not a single cloud in view.   And when the sun shines like this and the temperature is mild, we are almost always rewarded with a lovely little blue egg.  And that is the case today. Mama exited  the box about 9:30. I checked when I saw her fly out and sure enough– she has laid a third egg. Beginning to look like a real clutch now.

Mama leaving the nest.

Click on photos to enlarge.

In about three weeks, these will be featherless little hatchlings with an insatiable appetite for insects.

By the way, ‘tres huevos azules’ is not what I had for breakfast, it means ‘three blue eggs’.


  • 14 March-  First sign of nest-building
  • 16 March-  Nest completed
  • 20 March-  First egg laid
  • 22 March-  Second egg laid
  • 23 March-  Third egg laid

About lindell dillon

Lindell Dillon is retired and lives in Norman, OK. He grew up in Duncan, attended Cameron College and graduated from the University of Oklahoma. His interests include photography, nature, birding, and investing. Oklahoma Master Naturalist, alumnus Norman Police Department Citizens Academy.
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