Tag Archives: bluebirds

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

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Home again …

“Home is the nicest word there is.”   Laura Ingalls Wilder They say “You can’t go home again.”  And I guess if you wait too long, that may be the case.  Our last clutch of three bluebirds that fledged on … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Eggs hatch

Our first brood of chicks for 2016 is hatched!  Five eggs hatched on 27 March and the final egg the following day.  The bluebirds are busy hunting tiny bugs to feed these tiny babies.  The parents instinctively know to match … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Incubation continues …

Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and Spring. If there is no response in you to the awakening of nature, if the prospect of an early morning walk does not banish sleep, if the warble of the first … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Bluebirds, Nature, nature photography, Oklahoma, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments