A friend in Ma has 8 bluebirds eating suet, berries and mealworms everyday for weeks. Marylyn PillsburSo Hero Jane Stein <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >Oh, thanks for the reminder on cleaning out the boxes! They do clearly > >get used by somebody during the winter, mice I suppose. > >I'm visited from time to time by small groups of Bluebirds all winter, >sometimes checking out the boxes (I've read that groups of them will >crowd in together on cold winter nights) or just hanging out, and not >infrequently I'm surprised to hear that distinctive song even in >January >cold. They don't stay long, though. The visits are usually only an >hour or two and they're off again somewhere else. > >Wish I knew whether any of the winter visitors were "my" bluebirds or >just some random gang that happened to drop by. > >Jane >(Shoreham) > > > > >On 2/13/2013 4:14 PM, Barbara Brosnan wrote: >> This morning 5 Eastern Bluebirds were checking out our bird houses, >and one >> individual was singing. Reminder to self: Double check bird houses >for >> winter intruders and/or their debris. >> >> >> >> Barbara Brosnan >> >> Weybridge >> >> >> ----- >> No virus found in this message. >> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com >> Version: 2013.0.2899 / Virus Database: 2639/6100 - Release Date: >02/12/13 >> -- Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.