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  • #8945

    I thought that I would share some information that I have collected from our nesting posts for this year. I will update it for each brood (i.e. First, Second and Third, etc.). These are overall totals from the data that you have provided on your nesting’s.

    To date (4/30/2021:
    FIRST BROOD
    Number of nests: 8 reported
    Number of Eggs: 36 reported
    Number Hatched: 27 reported so far
    Number Fledged:

    I will continue to add the information for those that have not mentioned their nest activity as you provide information in future posts. I look forward to hearing from you

    David
    Stafford, VA

    #8946

    An update already after reviewing other posts:

    To date (4/30/2021:
    FIRST BROOD
    Number of nests: 8 reported
    Number of Eggs: 40 reported
    Number Hatched: 37 reported so far
    Number Fledged:

    David
    Stafford, VA

    #8949

    Added Renee’s numbers.

    To date (4/30/2021:
    FIRST BROOD
    Number of nests: 9 reported
    Number of Eggs: 45 reported
    Number Hatched: 42 reported so far
    Number Fledged:

    David
    Stafford, VA

    #9530
    blue diamonds
    Participant

      David, I’m wondering if you are still keeping track of the blues eggs and fledglings?

      As we are winding down on 2021 bluebird season…………I’m would like to know how we did on adding blues to the sky.

      Here are my totals: Backyard blues had 3 broods. 1st brood 4 eggs – 2 fledged. 2nd brood 6 eggs – 3 fledged. 3rd brood 5 eggs – 5 fledging tomorrow. Total of 10

      Frontyard blues had 2 broods. 1st brood 5 eggs – 5 fledged. 2nd brood 5 eggs – 5 fledged. Total of 10.

      My grand total is 20. Others please post your totals. Thanks!

      Judy-Michigan

      #9531
      Carol – Mid-Mo.
      Participant

        Mine is: 1st nesting 5 eggs, 5 hatched & fledged – 2nd nesting 4 eggs, 4 hatched and fledged –
        3rd nesting 5 eggs, 5 hatched and all will likely fledge in about a week (doing well) – 14 total, all in my back yard.

        #9533
        phillyblues
        Participant

          My little part :)

          Number of nests: 1
          Number of Eggs: 4
          Number Hatched: 4
          Number Fledged: 4

          #9534
          Chris
          Participant

            So far:

            Number of nests: 3
            Number of eggs: 15
            Number hatched: 15
            Number fledged: 5

            Five more should fledge Tues or Wed this week if my math is correct.

            Chris
            SW Ohio

            #9537
            blue diamonds
            Participant

              With only 4 people reporting……………baby blues add up to 48. I’m sure this number will grow a lot, David’s April 30th report said 42 had hatched. We’ve had a lot going on since April.

              Judy – Michigan

              #9556

              I have assembled the data from those that have submitted your totals here. I will have to read through the other posts to see if we are missing totals from other posters.

              Here are the numbers by brood:

              FIRST BROOD
              Number of nests: 9 reported
              Number of Eggs: 49 reported
              Number Hatched: 44 reported so far
              Number Fledged: 21 – need to read additional posts

              SECOND BROOD
              Number of nests: 6 reported
              Number of Eggs: 28 reported
              Number Hatched: 25 reported so far22
              Number Fledged: 22 reported so far

              Third Brood
              Number of nests: 6 reported
              Number of Eggs: 19 reported so far
              Number Hatched: 18 reported so far
              Number Fledged: 18 reported so far

              For Totals so far, we have 21 nestings, 96 eggs laid, 87 hatched, and 61 new bluebirds in the air. We are missing reports from quite a few but as I mentioned elsewhere my internet has been down for more than a month and I am trying to catch up on posts to get additional data.

              David
              Stafford, VA

              #9559
              blue diamonds
              Participant

                Nice to have you back David. Thanks for updating the tally. I think most people have had a really good year with their blues. Sorry to see it wrapping up, they have been very entertaining for the past 5 months. Mine have gone missing since August 20th.

                Judy – Michigan

                #9561
                Rich K
                Participant

                  I STILL have babies!!! My pair started their 4th Brood in the beginning of August. Four babies are about 2 days away from fledging. This is the latest I have ever had EABL’s nesting and it’s rare to have a 4th brood and so late in Western PA. Amazing season, although the first brood may not count as all 5 eggs never hatched. I am shocked she laid again for a 4th brood! This is one busy pair.

                  #9562

                  Rich, What do you have for numbers in each brood? I have you first brood with 5

                  David
                  Stafford, VA

                  #9563
                  Dana
                  Participant

                    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:

                    • This reply was modified 2 years, 8 months ago by Dana.
                    #9565

                    Thank you Dana. It is good to hear from you. I will update the numbers with your data. Have a Happy Labor Day holiday.

                    David
                    Stafford, VA

                    #9566

                    Here are the numbers by brood: Updated with Dana’ numbers

                    FIRST BROOD
                    Number of nests: 13 reported
                    Number of Eggs: 54 reported
                    Number Hatched: 49 reported
                    Number Fledged: 31– need to read additional posts

                    SECOND BROOD
                    Number of nests: 7 reported
                    3Number of Eggs: 33 reported
                    Number Hatched: 29 reported so far
                    Number Fledged: 29 reported so far

                    Third Brood
                    Number of nests: 6 reported
                    Number of Eggs: 19 reported so far
                    Number Hatched: 18 reported so far
                    Number Fledged: 18 reported so far

                    For Totals so far, we have 26 nestings, 106 eggs laid, 96 hatched, and 78 new bluebirds in the air. We are missing reports from quite a few but as I mentioned elsewhere my internet has been down for more than a month and I am trying to catch up on posts to get additional data.

                    David
                    Stafford, VA

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