And, We've Got An Empty Nest, May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021 - And our second chick heads out to explore the world. Go ahead and bookmark my blog. I'll have occasional updates and...
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First Chick Has Fledged! May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021 - Our first chick took the plunge and left the box about 1015 this morning. Mom and dad have been perched on the deck roof...
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We've Still Got Bluebirds, May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021 - They chicks are still in the box. They've made several feints towards the door, but have always backed down.
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Bluebirds Still With Us, May 23, 2021

May 23, 2021 - Our chicks we're very active peering out the box's entrance much of the morning. The wind picked up about noon and we've...
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Osprey in Maine, May 2021

May 22, 2021 - Greater Damariscotta, Maine, has been attracting bird photographers for years. Damariscotta Mills came to the attention...
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Bluebird Update, Saturday May 22, 2021

May 22, 2021 - Today was the first day we could have expected the chicks to fledge. They're still with us as of late afternoon. They're...
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Checking In On Our Bluebirds, May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021 - Our chicks are beginning to show interest in the entrance to the nesting box. They're stretching to take a peek out. Hav...
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Bluebirds Are Back Online! May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 - After returning home this afternoon, the first thing I did was check in on my bluebird chicks. They're getting huge! We...
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More of the Usual Suspects, May 18, 2021

May 19, 2021 - Let's check in on some of our local wildlife. I had a chance to get out to see who was out and about a couple times over...
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Bluebird Update, May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021 - Another beautiful spring day here in Vermont. Mom and dad are out hunting and bringing food back to the box. I started p...
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Bluebird Update May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021 - Another warm day here in Vermont. Mom has been out of the box most of the day, returning regularly with food. Late morni...
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Bluebird Update May 16, 2021

May 16, 2021 - Another busy day for our bluebird parents. They spent most of the day hunting and delivering food to the chicks. They di...
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Saturday With the Bluebirds, May 15, 2021

May 15, 2021 - The chicks are growing incredibly fast! You can see that their wing feathers have started to come in. Mom has removed...
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Friday's Bluebird Update, May 14, 2021

May 15, 2021 - We had a nice warm day today, Mrs. Bluebird spent a lot of her time out of the box. Both parents were around the yard mo...
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Bluebird Update May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021 - Update - I managed to get a video to upload this evening, here's today's check in on the bluebirds Our bluebird chick...
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Bluebird Update May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021 - Look how big our chicks are getting! They've probably tripled in size since Friday. Another day with the parents deli...
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Monday's Bluebird Update, May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 - Both parents were busy hunting for the chicks today. Mrs. Bluebird alternates between hunting and sitting in the box. We...
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Sunday Afternoon Bluebird - and Chickadee - Update, May 9, 2021

May 09, 2021 - Mom and dad bluebird are busy feeding their two chicks. Mom spends some of her time sitting on the nest. Dad is hunting...
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Saturday Afternoon Bluebird Update, May 8, 2021

May 08, 2021 - Our two chicks are growing rapidly - look how big they are compared with the eggs that haven't hatched. I'm giving up...
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Saturday Morning Bluebird Update, May 8, 2021

May 08, 2021 - Saturday morning finds two eggs that still haven't hatched. Mom is sitting on them and the two chicks, venturing out occ...
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We've Got A Second Chick, May 7, 2021

May 07, 2021 - A couple good looks at chicks one and two.
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First Bluebird Chick Has Hatched! May 7, 2021

May 07, 2021 - We've got a chick! The first chick hatched shortly before dawn this morning. As of 1030, it looks like a second chick ha...
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Mr. Bluebird Is Getting Impatient, No Word From The Chickadees, May 6, 2021

May 06, 2021 - Mr. Bluebird seems to be getting impatient. He usually shows up around the yard a few times a day. He'll call to Mrs., s...
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I Was Overly Optimistic Yesterday, We're Still Waiting, Bluebird Update May 6, 2021

May 05, 2021 - OK, I got excited too early yesterday. I was sure I'd spotted a pip in an egg. Apparently not. Mrs. Bluebird is still si...
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Pretty Sure We Have A Pip, Bluebird Update May 4, 2021

May 04, 2021 - Mrs. Bluebird has been sitting most of the day again. I've been watching closely this afternoon after spotting what sure...
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We're Still Waiting.... Bluebird Update May 3, 2021

May 03, 2021 - I've been busy checking in on Mrs. Bluebird every few minutes all day. By midafternoon, I convinced myself we had a crac...
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Meet The New Foxes, May 3, 2021

May 03, 2021 - Meet the Upper Valley's newest foxes! I'm following two dens, each with four kits. They're getting adventurous and roami...
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Still Waiting For Chicks, May 2, 2021

May 02, 2021 - Our wait for bluebird chicks continues. Mrs. Bluebird spent most of her day sitting on her eggs. Today was the first day...
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Mrs. Bluebird Spends Another Day on Her Eggs, May 1, 2021

May 01, 2021 - Mrs. Bluebird spent the day sitting on her eggs. The first day the might hatch is tomorrow, Sunday May 2. There's a big...
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