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Marylyn Pillsbury <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 27 Oct 2015 14:29:39 +0000
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I have had Bluebirds winter over for the past two year. They stay if I put mealworms in a birdhouse and then move a feeder up closer to the house. I had 4 successful nestings with birds that wintered over. Most I had in winter was 10.

Marylyn Pilllsbury

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From: Janet Warren
Sent: ‎Tuesday‎, ‎October‎ ‎27‎, ‎2015 ‎5‎:‎10‎ ‎AM
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I’ve been hearing bluebirds (from where there are nesting boxes) for the last few days.  I heard and saw them sitting on nesting boxes around this time last year too. (Cornwall)

> On Oct 26, 2015, at 5:39 PM, David Book <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Had a surprise visit from three Eastern Bluebirds today at the bluebird house in my front field here in Worcester, Vermont.  I had not seen bluebirds since early summer.  They spent some time checking out the house before departing to the south.  Is this a bit unusual?