I am happy to include that "my" bluebirds raised two broods here in Danby,
Vt. They were slow to start with all the cold and wet weather but they
stuck it out. Nancy
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Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 9:05 AM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Flock of Bluebirds, N. Williston ... Plus
> Around 8 a.m. this misty August morning, I came across a flock of at least
> ten bluebirds perching on the haywagons in my neighbor's hayfield. They
> were having a hayday [sorry] hawking the rioting insects frequenting this
> damp, windless meadow.
> A propos this year's absence of nesting bluebirds in northern Vermont --
> a topic of discussion here last spring -- I will also note here that about
> six weeks ago, I observed female bluebird in the area of a nest box in N.
> Williston. I saw her only a few times, while on walks near the end of the
> nesting season, so have no idea whether she raised a brood.
> Carol Wagner
> N. Williston