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male bluebird on nesting box
Male eastern bluebird in the morning hours scoping the scene.

male and female bluebird on nesting box
Female and male eastern bluebirds in the morning hours.

This is the view from my office window. I love watching the birds in the morning. They seem to be very active in the early morning and then slow down about 11am. Maybe it is nesting time. I don’t know but it suddenly gets quiet.

The bluebird box in the picture is probably about 7 years old and has raised several families. I have never witnessed the launch of the babies (mainly because I am too impatient) but after the launch I know they are gone because they sit close by in the trees for a few days.

Our house is up for sale now and this bluebird box will go with us when we move. It’s not that I couldn’t get another but I just enjoy knowing that this box has been at two homes with us and will go to the next and continue raising more families.

Here’s a another photo I took later in the afternoon of the male. He is sooooo beautiful!

male eastern bluebird late afternoon

This is actually a half-way decent picture. This is not normal for me! 🙂

I hope you enjoy my pictures as much as I enjoy taking them. If you do, send me some love in the form of a comment!

Thanks for looking!

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