Category Archives: Bluebird Trail 2010

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Prothonotary Warbler Box 414-1 First attempt of 2010

This is a relatively cheap box that I think I bought at Lowes.      It did not have much of an overhang, so I attached some corrugated plastic to the roof to improve on the overhang.     I … Continue reading

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Black-capped Chickadee Box 140-2 First Attempt 2010

This is a slant box.   Similar to a Peterson, but smaller.    It has an oval entrance hole and a noel guard on the front.     This picture was taken on March 31rst as our last snow of … Continue reading

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Bluebirds Box 400-1 First nesting 2010

This is another Gilbertson PVC box.  It is placed in an area where a forest transitions into an Oak Savanna. I did not check the box  on May 26th.   There were still three birds on the morning of May … Continue reading

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Prothonotary Warbler box 300-2 First attempt of 2010

May 24th, 2010 I am pretty excited tonight.  I had my first prothonotary warbler of the season hatch this evening.      We have had quite a bit of rain and flooding this spring.    I have a low-lying field … Continue reading

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Chickadee sitting on unhatched eggs Box 20-1

I have a black-capped chickadee that is still sitting on eggs  roughly 4o days after the first egg was laid.    I know she is still sitting on them because she flies out of the box every time I monitor … Continue reading

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First Bluebird Nesting Box 150-2

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