Monthly Archives: July 2016

Seventy little bluebirds

We held another big event on the reddirt hill yesterday.  A fledging is always a big day.  Yesterday we fledged our three current babies which represent 70 new bluebirds produced by our backyard box.  I have to say it makes … Continue reading

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I think we have Daddy III

An adult male bluebird showed up in the yard just a day after Daddy II was brutally killed by a roadrunner.  He arrived in the afternoon and just followed Mama III around chortling to her.  She was too busy catching … Continue reading

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A bluebird tragedy

A tragedy struck out of the blue late yesterday afternoon.  I walked into the kitchen and through the partially closed plantation shutters I saw a roadrunner on the patio aggressively banging a bird on the concrete.  I assumed it was … Continue reading

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Firecracker babies

As the pressure of population increasingly regiments us and crowds us closer together, an association with the wild, winged freedom of the birds will fill an ever growing need in our lives. – Edwin Way Teale, introduction to Songbirds in … Continue reading

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