Checked the nest Sunday and too my delight saw three bluebird eggs! They’ve been a lot more active lately seen all throughout the day as opposed to late evening and early morning. Also I’m curious if it’s worth trying dried mealworms for the bluebirds or if it’s a waste of time.
Congratulations on the blues’ 3 eggs – my pair are very slow again this year, although we have had a very cool past week, but they do have a nest started and I see them in & out of it. As far as the dried mealworms, I believe there are some people who do have luck with them – but it takes a lot of perseverance on our part. I had not had experience myself with them, as I feed the live worms. Strange about your blues’ activity – my birds are very active the first 2-3 hours after daylight and then somewhat again just before dark – guess they are all different, just like humans!
Yes, congrats on your bluebird nest & eggs. Don’t you just love it? I’ve got a pair with 6 eggs- hatching should be coming soon, so I’m keeping my fingers crossed.
As far as dry mealworms, my bluebirds absolutely love them! I started supplying them when a pair nested in my yard last Spring & that same pair has been visiting ever since. I live in the south, so they fed on my dry mealworms all winter long. This is a great time to introduce them since you already have a pair nesting in your yard. The key is to put them in a location where the bluebirds will discover them.