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  • in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7876
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    PS the nuthatches new nest looks about complete. So they are like the blues and keep trying in the face of adversity. Or crazy human bluebird fanatics.

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7875
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    David, the blues were so nosy going in to the nuthatches house all day today! It was so funny! The blues stand on the roof when they are chased out.
    I have a new appreciation for the nuthatches. They are scrappy little things but not at all violent appearing. Plus, the blues found their mealworm feeder today and were happy to find it full.
    The reason I feel awful is that I mistook the first nuthatch nest with eggs as a HOSP nest. I took it out. #lawbreakingsongbirdkiller

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7871
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    I am a a total idiot. So last night I opened the box to see if the blues were building and startled a pair of brown headed nuthatches. Not HOSP at all. I feel terrible.

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7867
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    OK, will let you know if it works out. At least I have my spooker all renovated and ready to deploy…

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7843
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    Spooker. Darn auto-correct.

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7842
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    Carol, they CAME BACK! Busily building a nest today. I am SO tempted to put up my sparrow spooked before the first egg.

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7837
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    Thank you Carol! It may be too late in the season here but I’m going to try.

    in reply to: Grrrr…Sparrows! #7836
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    No advice but I feel your pain. My bluebird pair had a nearly finished nest before the HOSP got it. I’m so sad!

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7832
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    My lot is 300 feet. I wonder if I should go and get another box.

    in reply to: Is life over as I know it??? #7831
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    Spooker I mean!

    in reply to: Round 3 #7634
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    My turn-around was literally a day last nesting. I remember thinking that I was crazy for not cleaning the box well. Alas, I think we are done now. Three broods of five is nothing to be sad about but I will miss them terribly!

    in reply to: Successful First Brood #7610
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    I’ve fledged 15 this year! I love seeing the blue neighborhood also!

    in reply to: The babies fledged! #7583
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    Mine fledged during Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry today! They were 18 days old so it wasn’t premature but I thought for sure they would stay hunkered down during the torrential rains. All 5 out. 15 this year. It’s been a perfect season!

    in reply to: 4 new blues in the sky/trees #7561
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    Congrats! I’m hoping my 3rd nest survives the heat, so far so good.

    in reply to: Today was a good bluebird day! #7559
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    Mine waited ONE day before nest building this year after the last fledge. Insane.
    I also have a box that turns freely but it makes me nervous when severe weather is headed our way.

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