Month: March 2020

Bluebird Fledges

Last evening, I placed some mealworms out for the bluebirds and the female bluebird made many trips from the feeder to the nest box to feed those screaming babies. One time, I saw the male bluebird get one mealworm and give it to the…

freshwater marsh

Regis and I went to the Masters Tract Stormwater Treatment Facility in Hastings, Florida to photograph and video wildlife. Here are a couple pictures along with a short video. At the end of the video is a blurry tri-colored heron. (I have to work…

mealworm feeder

I got some video of the birds coming to the mealworm feeder. There is a northern mockingbird, Carolina wren, male eastern bluebird, and female eastern bluebird. Enjoy!

moCKINGBIRD WITH A TWIST

I put some more mealworms out today. Daddy bluebird showed up and started eating them. He did not take any to the nestlings in the nest box. While hoping to video the bluebirds at the mealworm feeder, I got a mockingbird instead. When replaying…

What’s up with daddy bluebird?

It’s been troubling to watch that mama bluebird is the only one feeding her three chicks in our backyard nest box. Daddy bluebird checks out the box occasionally, but is not contributing to the care and feeding of the little ones. I don’t know…

Bluebird Update

Today I was sitting at my computer and watching our bluebird box out of the corner of my eye. I noticed mama bluebird with some insects. That would suggest that hatching has begun. Regis went out with a camera to look in the nest…

Five Bluebird Eggs

We have some bluebirds actively nesting in our yard and Regis was able to determine they have laid 5 eggs in the next box we have out. We have two nest boxes in the backyard. We did not expect bluebirds to nest in both…