Tag Archives: Tree Swallow

Purple Martins 101

Having become very familiar with my backyard birds and those on my bluebird route, I thought it high time to branch out and learn about some other species. One species I have an interest in is Purple Martins.  They’re related … Continue reading

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Today’s Bluebird Monitor Trail Results

This was the first day on the route that the weather seemed spring-like.  I saw my first dandelion on the trail.  Only one dandelion – as if it was brave enough to come out while the others continued to snooze … Continue reading

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Hot Town, Summer in the City and along the bluebird trail

It’s been hot and steamy.  Typical summer days and nights in America’s Heartland.  It reached 100°F during the past week.  Afternoon and evening storms roll in with Thor (the Old Norse god of thunder and lightning – not the guy in … Continue reading

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Bird Wars

I was out on the bluebird route this morning.  Seven of the eight nest boxes on my route remain empty.  One, that had a few scraps of plant material on the bottom of it a week ago, is now home to … Continue reading

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Notice Anything New?

Well, do you?  Notice anything new?  If you do, you know what I’m referring to.  If you don’t, grab a cup of your favorite warm beverage, relax and keep reading. Today dawned windy, cold and clear with bright blue skies and … Continue reading

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