Monthly Archives: April 2013

They are gone …

At 8:23 this morning the last bluebird baby leaped into the big wide world.   They were right on time, fledging on the seventeenth day after their hatch.  I’d watched some this morning and decided to make myself a breakfast shake … Continue reading

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Last peek before they fledge …

“Birds fly over the rainbow, Why then – oh, why can’t I? If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow why, oh why, can’t I.”  Lyman Frank Baum. We’ve been on a short trip and I didn’t get to photo … Continue reading

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Bug after bug after bug

Because the bluebird is beautiful and readily accepts the help of humans, and, because people love to nurture beautiful animals, especially those that are endearing, a strong natural bond is forged between man and the bluebird at the nest box. … Continue reading

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We have babies …

On April 8, 2013, life changed for the pair of young Eastern Bluebirds that I host.  On this date they became parents.  If there is a life-changing event in human or bluebird life, it’s parenthood.  The carefree lives these two … Continue reading

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