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Old 07-09-2018, 05:35 AM   #31
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Two stubborn bluebird babies left in the nest. They are now old enough that they have blue feathers already. Three have already fledged and I see the family flying from tree to tree. Those two must be comfy cozy with all that extra space and another to keep company with. I guess they are still being fed.
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I love your description of the situation.

You are fortunate to be able to witness it.. Once the nest is empty, I never tend to see the fledglings. Only once did I see the father feeding three fledglings atop a telephone pole. Had I not seen the activity and been as ble to zoom in with my camera, I wouldn't have witnessed that time.

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So glad that their nesting was successful. (Full success will be achieved when your late bloomers finally get into the real world. )
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All have now left the nest! The box is cleared out ready for one more brood (hopefully!)
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Old 07-14-2018, 05:41 AM   #33
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All have now left the nest! The box is cleared out ready for one more brood (hopefully!)
Yay!

Good luck.

I hope you get the second brood.
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Old 05-21-2019, 07:46 AM   #34
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I spotted a bluebird in my yard both yesterday and the day before! Once in the trees and the second time near the feeder. Just what could be interesting him at the feeder? If I knew that, I'd spread out some more of what's attracting him. Any guesses???
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Old 05-21-2019, 09:15 PM   #35
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I spotted a bluebird in my yard both yesterday and the day before! Once in the trees and the second time near the feeder. Just what could be interesting him at the feeder? If I knew that, I'd spread out some more of what's attracting him. Any guesses???
Congratulations!

Unfortunately, I don't know what could be attracting them...could it just be the activity of other birds made him curious to check it out?
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Old 05-22-2019, 07:20 AM   #36
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I don't know? Should I buy some mealworms for it? That's what they eat don't they?
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Old 05-23-2019, 10:03 PM   #37
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Cool! I can't get bluebirds in my city yard. It's always a treat to see them when we go out for a walk at one of the local nature centers where they have nest boxes.
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Old 02-15-2020, 08:54 AM   #38
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I just saw my first bluebirds of the season this morning. There were about 4-5 of them. Im up in the Berkshires where its quite cold today.
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Old 02-17-2020, 01:05 PM   #39
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Where do they Winter over?
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Old 02-18-2020, 02:38 PM   #40
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I'm not sure where they winter over. I think these guys just came back early because of the non-winter we've been having.
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