Category Archives: Eastern Bluebird

First Sightings On Eastern Bluebirds For 2014

Well I’ve got good news and bad news about the Eastern Bluebirds so far. The good news is that there definitely is a male and female visiting my backyard. The bad news is that I’ve seen no evidence of them trying to build a nest in one of my many nestboxes, and they have not […]

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Eastern Bluebird Siblings Waiting On Mealworms

I’m a little late in posting this picture. I actually took the picture on August 12, but I guess I never created a post about it. Anyway, this is the remaining pair of Eastern Bluebird siblings I had from a nest earlier this year.  The father continues to visit occasionally, but the mother has not […]

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Wrens and Cardinals Eat Mealworms?

None of these pictures I’m going to share are that great, but since I haven’t posted in a while, and I’ve witnessed something I think is a little unusual, I hope you’ll bare with me. If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know that I put out live mealworms for […]

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Splayed Or Paralyzed Legs In Fledgling Bluebird

Well if it’s not one thing it’s another.  Today while putting on mealworms for the Bluebirds, one of the recent fledglings decided to pay a visit.  I could tell when it first arrived something wasn’t right.  For one, it’s tail feathers haven’t grown in, although that’s a minor issue.  It appears this fledgling has splayed […]

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Awesome Videos Of Eastern Bluebird Hatching From Egg

I was so lucky today and have the most awesome videos to share. I hope the videos come across as exciting as it was to watch this in real time. Let me create the scene of what I witnessed. As per my daily ritual I place some mealworms out in the mealworm feeder, provide some […]

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Eastern Bluebirds In Love

I’m going to try and describe this scenario between the nesting male and female Eastern Bluebirds.  I’ve seen the male Bluebird do this behavior a few times before, and if I recall correctly I captured a single picture, but this time I have a few shots to share. As usual, the male and female Bluebirds […]

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Male And Female Eastern Bluebird Parents In Afternoon Light

On June 2, I said there were 5 Eastern Bluebird eggs.  The female did not lay any eggs after that, so I’m saying June 3 is the first day of incubation.  Based on an average of 12-14 days for egg incubation, that means the eggs should hatch around June 14-16.  The parents are reusing the […]

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We Now Have 4 Eggs In Eastern Bluebird Nest

Today is day 4 of Eastern Bluebird egg laying, and there are now 4 eggs. She’s probably getting close to laying her final egg if she hasn’t already. I say that because she was inside the nest sitting on top of the eggs and I’ve only seen her do that when she wants to begin […]

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