Bluebird Man

11/20
2013

Free Mealworms from Nature’s Way!

One of the best and most reliable ways to attract bluebirds to your backyard is to set up a mealworm feeder. Unlike many common backyard songbirds, bluebirds are not seed… Read more »




08/09
2013

Wrapping Things Up

What a summer it has been, and continues to be. We have learned so much from Al Larson during our time on the bluebird trail. His years of experience and… Read more »




07/17
2013

Lets Kickstart This Thing!

Every once in a while, someone choses to do something amazing. We’ve had an offer from a very generous backer to give an additional $1,000 to Bluebird Man if we… Read more »




07/11
2013

Quite Possibly the Most Scenic and Predator Proof Natural Bluebird Cavity

All bluebirds use human-made nest boxes, but I have been hoping for quite some time to capture a bluebird nesting in a natural cavity for Bluebird Man. Without the presence… Read more »




07/09
2013

Filming Eastern Bluebirds in Cobleskill, New York

I was very lucky to have to opportunity to meet up with SUNY Cobleskill professor and former Research Director for the North American Bluebird Society (NABS) Kevin Berner. I traveled… Read more »




06/28
2013

The View From Above

I have often wondered what exactly birds see in a landscape when they are returning to their breeding grounds during spring migration. Many travel hundreds to thousands of miles north… Read more »




06/20
2013

What Bluebirds Eat

Bluebirds are insectivores. Voracious ones… This is one of the reasons they and other bird species are so vital to our ecosystems: they help keep insect populations under wraps. Without… Read more »




06/14
2013

A Very Windy Bluebird Box

Some people think of Mountain Bluebirds as being the hardiest of the three bluebird species because they tend to live at higher elevations that can experience more extreme weather. While… Read more »




06/07
2013

The Most Interesting Bluebird Box in the World

Sometimes birds can surprise you with their resilience. You’ve heard stories of Peregrine Falcons being trapped at migration sites in Florida with one eye missing. One foot missing. How can… Read more »




06/06
2013

First Flight

  Yesterday we found ourselves back on the bluebird trail in Prairie, Idaho. This time we weren’t out with the Bluebird Man and were just focused on capturing the bluebirds… Read more »