Saturday, March 20, 2010

Eastern Bluebirds

A joy in the Garden's meadows are Eastern bluebirds, who make use of the nestboxes and meadow-supported caterpillars to raise multiple broods each year.

The first breeding session is underway; this box is one of the most desirable, with a large expanse of meadow below.

I've been seeing a male bluebird perched on the top in recent weeks. I'll have to check if he's found a mate yet, and set up a nursery nest.

1 comment:

  1. I've noticed a pair hanging about the house...not sure if anyone has set up housekeeping yet! They are such a lovely sight in the garden...gail


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