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The Bluebirds are Back!

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Eastern Bluebirds have returned to the back yard area next door to my home.  The family has a Bluebird house up which was used by a couple of the Eastern Bluebirds this past Spring.  I think that these birds were the same that were raised here but had been away due to the presence of the former resident Sharp-shinned Hawk.  That hawk was chased away by a huge flock of Crows about two weeks ago.

The Eastern Bluebird male is the brighter of the two.  The males also seem to be a bit rounder in shape.  The female is a more light steel-blue in color.  Both are keen insect hunters.  Having these beautiful birds around is really nice!  I took these pictures on October 9, 2013.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the larger picture.  Enjoy!

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Comments on: "The Bluebirds are Back!" (9)

  1. Glad you have some Bluebirds at the house nearby now, Linda… I know how wonderful those little Bluebirds are. Get them some mealworms and they’ll visit YOU.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

  2. they are so beautiful and completely charming. i’m so glad to keep them here all year.

  3. They sure are bright and pleasant little birds! You are lucky to have them this time of year!

  4. They are beautiful! I miss seeing them in my yard, but I do see them down the street from me. Lovely photos. Have a happy weekend!

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