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Photo Friday: Last Peek at Baby Bluebirds

The baby bluebirds are growing up fast. In another 7 or 8 days, they will probably start leaving the nest. Here’s a last peek at the 2012 baby bluebirds. Continue reading

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Baby Bluebirds in August

For the last couple of years, bluebirds have been regular residents here at Happy Acres.  I knew when we first moved here that it was prime habitat for them, with plenty of grassy, open areas. We saw our first bluebirds … Continue reading

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Going For Three?

The mild winter and warm March here seems to have put everything in overdrive, even the wildlife. The bluebirds nested early, and by March 22 there were 5 small blue eggs in the nest box. Bluebird watching has become one … Continue reading

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New Life

A flurry of activity around the nest box the last few days by both the male and female bluebirds led me to believe the eggs had hatched. Sure enough, my inspection yesterday revealed that the 5 blue eggs hatched into … Continue reading

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Last Peek at Bluebirds

Friday I checked on the nest box for a last peek at the bluebird babies. By my calculations they were twelve days old, and disturbing them after that point risks them leaving the nest prematurely. So from now on it’s … Continue reading

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