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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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Incubation begins …

Mama III has completed her nest, laid five perfect little powder blue eggs and begun incubating them.  She’s been busy.  Like most birds, bluebirds don’t begin incubation until all eggs are laid so the chicks will hatch and fledge at … Continue reading

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Third brood fledges

Happy to report our third brood of the season has successfully fledged!  The third brood is always the most difficult.  Fatigue on the parent birds and the hottest part of summer always make this one risky.  One little bird stayed … 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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Third brood underway

Mama has built a nest and started laying her third clutch of eggs this season.  The first two successfully fledged.  Just one week after her second brood took flight, Mama III began constructing her third nest.  The juvie fledglings are … 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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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

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