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  • in reply to: Bluebird Numbers (all nests) update #9563
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    Hi David here is mine:

    –1ST BROOD–

    Number of nests: 1
    Number of eggs: 5
    Eggs that hatched: 5
    Babies that fledged: 5

    –2ND BROOD–

    Number of nests: 1
    Number of eggs: 5
    Eggs that hatched: 4
    Babies that fledged: 4

    Total: 9 more bluebirds added to the population :cow2:

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    in reply to: Second nest started #9301
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    Hi Dave congratulations on the 2nd nest!

    in reply to: Heat wave coming – anyone put on shield yet? #9300
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    Like Chris I don’t have a heat shield yet. My nestbox is in the shade during the hottest part of the afternoons/days. Here in Pa., it gets hot but not super blistering hot like in the Southern States.

    in reply to: New set hatched #9299
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    Carol your bluebirds and mine seem to be on the same schedule. The 2nd batch of bluebird eggs are due to hatch in my box this weekend too. So awesome!

    in reply to: New set hatched #9298
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    Connie congratulations! I agree this year seems like a better year than last year for the bluebirds!

    in reply to: Not a bluebird but.. #9296
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    wow, beautiful!

    in reply to: This is no deadbeat dad! #8998
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    Great photo! Love it!

    in reply to: 5 New Hatchlings #8997
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    They are so adorable! Congrats David!!

    in reply to: Help and Advice, Sparrow Attack #8996
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    So sorry to hear this happened to you. I agree with David. Remove the nestlings that have perished. Leaving them in the nest can pose a health hazard to the surviving nestlings. The eventual unpleasant odor from those nestlings that didn’t make it will attract unwanted parasites and critters.

    in reply to: i might have baby blues! #8995
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    lol Chris there’s no shame in being a certified bluebird nut. I talk to the baby bluebirds when I open my nestbox to check on them. Anyone nearby might think I lost my mind. lol. I do not care. It is what it is. We do what we do because we love those “blues”.. meaning bluebirds.

    in reply to: The Big Day #8994
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    Congrats Connie!

    in reply to: Babies Hatched! #8993
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    Thank you Sassy. My mother passed away recently. I miss her dearly but I know she is in a better place.

    The baby bluebirds are doing well. Six more days until they fledge!

    in reply to: Bluebird journey #8959
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    Sassy welcome back!

    in reply to: New baby blues #8958
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    Congrats Carol!! I believe yours and mine may possibly fledge the same day. Wouldn’t that be cool!

    in reply to: New to Bluebirds – Help on What to Watch Out For #8957
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    Troy welcome to the forum! I cannot think of anything else to add other than what the other members here have already said. The emphasis being placed on House Sparrows being very important. They need to be eliminated in order for the bluebirds to be successful in raising and fledging their young. Don’t hesitate to ask us if you have anymore questions. Many of us have a good amount of years under our belts looking after and helping out bluebirds.

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