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Brood two

Summer weather is here and it always seems to take a toll on the adult bluebirds as they work from before sunrise to dark feeding babies and ferrying away poop.  I have the box moved so that it is in … Continue reading

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Third brood hatches- almost

   Yesterday afternoon was full of surprises.  First the resident roadrunner on the reddirt hill paid a visit to the back yard.  Came up on to the patio and then jumped up on the blue birdbath for a drink.  This … Continue reading

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It’s gonna be a big family …

A man who never sees a bluebird only half lives.   – Lewis Gannett Mama III has been a busy little bluebird.  She has increased her first clutch of the year to six little blue eggs.  That is a big bluebird family.  … Continue reading

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First little blue egg …

Yesterday we celebrated our first little blue egg of the season!  It’s cool this morning, so possibility Mama III might not lay another today.  Bluebirds can lay an egg per day, but it’s not unusual for them to skip a day, especially … Continue reading

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Incubation begins …

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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My little blue egg collection …

Anytime you lose a bluebirder …you realize how important it is for us to reach out like they have over the years and share their knowledge with the younger generation or actually ANYONE interested in helping these small cavity nesters. … Continue reading

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We have a little blue egg …

Mama III has laid her first egg ever and our first brood of 2016 is underway.  Has been cool and rainy for several days.  Mama didn’t immediately lay an egg when she completed her nest due to the weather.  Not … Continue reading

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