Mother Chickadee riding herd on Five active nestlings!

April 25, 2008

Mother Chickadee has her hands full tending to the five nestlings who are becoming more active every day.  You can see the nestlings are starting to look like chickadees.

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Mother Chickadee riding herd on the nestlings – 04/25/2008

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Five hungry nestlings to feed!

April 21, 2008

Mother Chickadee is shuttling back and forth as rapidly as she can to keep the five hungry nestlings fed.

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You can watch live video of the chickadees from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT by clicking on the link below.

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Chickadee nestlings progressing nicely!

April 15, 2008

The chickadee nestlings in the nestcam box continue to develop and progress nicely.  Mother Chickadee is doing a great job feeding and brooding them. 

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Mother Chickadee brooding the nestlings

click to see YouTube movie clip of nest activities

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Nestcam box 04-15-2008

Help-for-Bluebirds.org nest cam box — 04/15/2008

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Feeding the nestlings!

April 14, 2008

Mother chickadee is busy feeding the five hungry nestlings in the nestcam box. She continues to regulate their body temperatures by brooding them.

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Three chickadee nestlings!

April 13, 2008

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Three chickadee nestlings hatched today in the nestcam box.  Two eggs left to go.  Mother Chickadee has been busy hauling off egg shell fragments and tending to the new arrivals.  She will continue to incubate the remaining two eggs while brooding the new nestlings.

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Up close and personal visit!

April 8, 2008

Put some mealworms on your kitchen window ledge in a cup and you will have frequent visits from the bluebirds in your neighborhood.

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Suet breakfast of bluebirds!

April 6, 2008

Don’t forget to put out plenty of suet for the bluebirds and other wild song birds that visit your yard.

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male Eastern Bluebird having suet for breakfast 04–06–2008

If you have questions regarding Eastern bluebirds, contact Bluebird Shepherd by Email via the link immediately below.

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