Category Archives: First 2012 Bluebird Nesting

The Bluebird Diaries – Day 55 (May 14, 2012)

We apologize for the lateness of today’s post, but we wanted to be able to include all the pictures! The babies fledged (left the nest) today! I thought they’d be here at least one more day but that just shows … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Day 54 (May 13, 2012)

They’re still here! The babies are old enough to leave the nest as of yesterday but to me they seem a little bit young for their age. This is probably because our bluebirds nested very early this year, almost a … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Day 53 (May 12, 2012)

Yesterday and especially today we can really hear the babies chirping anytime the parents approach the nest box. We expect to start seeing their little heads poking out of the hole within the next few days as they start to … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Day 52 (May 11, 2012)

Today’s chit chat at our house: “Where’re you headed?” “Oh I thought I’d get some pictures of the parents removing fecal sacs from the nest box.” Something tells me this is not typical conversation in many households. In ours, no … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Day 51 (May 10, 2012)

We had a great picture-taking day today. As near as I can tell we’ve got three female babies and two males. The picture above is a bit dark but I included it to show the white rim around the tail … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Day 50 (May 9, 2012)

Wow, fifty days we’ve been at this! Thanks for hanging in there with us! We were able to get a few pictures of our little ones today and they’re looking great! And here’s a shot of the mom leaving the … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Day 49 (May 8, 2012)

What a difference! We hadn’t taken pictures of the babies in a few days and look at our little guys and gals now! You can see their little feathers beginning to emerge. Their bodies are fully covered now, which helps … Continue reading

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