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An Un-Scarlet Tanager

While I was cooking dinner last night (lemon garlic pork loin, baked potatoes, sugar kiss melon, and potato rolls – in case you were curious) I glanced out the kitchen window and saw a boisterous family of Bluebirds at one … Continue reading

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Singing for His Supper

This handsome male Bluebird dropped in for a bite to eat this afternoon. Then he found a sunny spot to perch and proceeded to serenade me. I guess he figured he owed me a song for his supper!

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The Blues Are Back

The Bluebirds are back and have been making frequent visits to my backyard. This fellow stopped by the other day to check out the food offerings. As usual, he sifted through the seed until he found what he was after…yummy mealworms!  I … Continue reading

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A Good, Good Father

We often sing a song at church with lyrics that proclaim, “You’re a good, good Father”…well, I’m pretty sure the same could be said of the male Bluebird who brings his brood to my backyard feeders. Although the babies are quite … Continue reading

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Booger’s Got A Brother!

Remember Booger?  The young Bluebird that has been a constant fixture at my feeders ever since he left the nest? Well, I am pleased to announce that Booger has a brother!  Mom and Dad (whom Booger still hangs out with) emerged … Continue reading

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Booger The Beggar

I’m not sure why, but I’ve taken to calling the little Bluebird that’s been hanging out in my backyard “Booger.”  It really is a term of endearment here in the south, and somehow the name just seems fitting! I hesitated … Continue reading

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A Little Sadness And A Lot Of Sweetness

Okay…let’s get the sadness out of the way first. My Bluebird family of four has become a family of three as one of the babies seems to have met with a less than fortunate fate.  I know it happens, but … Continue reading

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Day Two For The Toddlers

The baby Bluebirds who left their nesting box yesterday were back in action today! The parents have been trying to keep them towards the outskirts of the yard, but we all know how well toddlers behave! This little one followed … Continue reading

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It’s Only Fitting

It’s only fitting that the baby bluebirds (there are two of them!) should make their first trip out of the nesting box on Mother’s Day. The first little one landed on the deck rail… …while baby number two perched on … Continue reading

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Lighthearted Limericks – Eastern Bluebird

I had a request for another lighthearted limerick, so how about we let the Bluebird be our featured guest? If the bluebird so cheerfully sings and brings happiness in on his wings How do you explain his looks of disdain? … Continue reading

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