Monthly Archives: June 2011

Third egg, third clutch…

Mama has laid another little powder blue egg.  Although she spent this morning in the box, she didn’t produce an egg.  She definitely isn’t on a pattern of laying an egg a day.  We had a break in the heat … Continue reading

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Two eggs…

Progress is moving a little slow on the third clutch. Mama isn’t cranking out eggs like last year.  She laid the first of this clutch on 21 June, took a day off, laid another on 23 June and another day … Continue reading

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A pretty powder blue egg…

Mama laid the first perfect little powder blue egg of her third brood yesterday.  She  spent the last couple of days putting the finishing touches on the lining of her nest. I haven’t noticed anything unusual in the nest material.  … Continue reading

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Busy nest building…

Just six days after her second brood of two babies fledged, Mama is working hard at building another nest.  It usually takes several days to complete one, but this one is mostly done. Mama has done all the work.  I … Continue reading

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Here we go again…

The mockingbird babies have fledged and are hiding in bushes around the house.  The parents continue to protect them and bring them bugs.  We had a bad storm the other night with big hail and 100 mph winds.  I was … Continue reading

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Empty nest again…

Carolyn and I decided to visit Lake Thunderbird early yesterday morning to see if we could get some fawn pics. We didn’t see a single deer, which is really unusual out there.  Our visit was cut short when a thunderstorm … Continue reading

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About to fledge…

No baby pics today.  After 13 days, I don’t open the box because it could cause the babies to jump out and they won’t go back into the box if that happens.  Just a day or two means a lot … Continue reading

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