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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

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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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A bluebird tragedy …

I apologize that I haven’t reported on the bluebirds recently.  I’ve been so bummed out, I just couldn’t find the motivation to post.  We lost Mama to a neighborhood cat.  I think the babies were not fed for a couple … Continue reading

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Incubation …

Mama now has five eggs in her second clutch of the year.  Her first clutch of four resulted in all chicks fledging.  It’s been cool, 48 degrees yesterday morning, so she is spending quite a bit of time in the … Continue reading

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Three blue eggs …

Bluebirds are living, breathing gifts from God and if we are to offer housing to them, we must be prepared to offer the safest situation we can. – – Ninapearl, 2005 Another cloudy day and another little blue egg in … Continue reading

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It’s officially spring …

We don’t care what the calendar says, when Mama Bluebird starts a nest, it’s officially Spring on this reddirt hill. It appears Mama is genuinely building a nest, although not at her normal frenetic pace.  She is a really fast … Continue reading

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