Category Archives: Bluebirds

Bluebirds steal chickadee nest

Those of us who love bluebirds tend to think of them as loving, noble creatures spreading joy to the whole world.  While this may be mostly true, they are not above a bit of bullying and theft now and again. … Continue reading

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Bluebird only child. Box 260-2 May 2011

This is a Peterson slant box with a noel guard and a stovepipe guard.    The stovepipe guard has slipped down a bit.   I would prefer it to be higher up closer to the base of the nest box. … Continue reading

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First Bluebird hatchlings of 2011

                              The bird in the middle has brighter blue feathers and is probably a male.   I am told that even at this age the males … Continue reading

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