Great Crested Flycatcher checking out the surroundings!

June 28, 2008

The Great Crested Flycatcher nesting in our Red-bellied Woodpecker box is busy feeding the hungry nestlings.  She paused to check me out as I was photographing her.

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Great Crested Flycatcher feeding nestlings — 06/28/2008

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Mealworms – breakfast of bluebirds!

June 28, 2008

Prepare your breakfast and then put out some mealworms on the kitchen window ledge.  Then you and the bluebirds can watch each other eat breakfast.

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Eastern Bluebird exchanging good morning greetings with Cardinal on the feeder.

06/28/2008

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Mealworm Buffet!

June 23, 2008

Bluebirds love their mealworms.  If you put some out on a window ledge, you will get to see the bluebirds up close and personal.

B-B on mealworm cup

Eastern Bluebird staring at me through the kitchen window — 06/23/2008

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Cozy Cave!

June 11, 2008

The female House Wren is still hard at work on the nest.  She is weaving the twigs so the nest will remain intact for the nestlings.  Any twig that doesn’t fit is ejected from the nest.  She still has to line the nest.

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Female House Wren working on the nest — 06/11/2008

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Working hard on the nest!

June 10, 2008

The female House Wren has almost finished building the nest in the nestcam box.  She still has to line it.  There should some eggs in the nest within the next few days.

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House Wren nest almost complete — 06/10/2008

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You can watch live video from the nestcam by clicking on the link below.

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Breath of fresh air!

June 6, 2008

The Great Crested Flycatcher nesting in our Red-bellied Woodpecker house is pausing for a breath of fresh air.  It is very hot today — around 100° Fahrenheit.

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Great Crested Flycatcher — 06/06/2008

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House Wrens moving in!

June 6, 2008

House Wrens are building a nest in the nestcam box. 

House Wrens moving in

House Wren building a  nest — 06/06/2008

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You can watch live video from the nestcam box by clicking on the link below:

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