bluebird man

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 »




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 »




06/05
2013

Week 22 – Mountain Bluebird

The beauty of the Mountain Bluebird tempts me every week. I am out on the bluebird trail frequently this summer and have the opportunity to see these birds up close… Read more »




06/02
2013

May 2013 Video – House Wrens

It may or may not surprise you to learn that other species of birds use Bluebird nest boxes. There are numerous bird species in North America that nest in cavities… Read more »




05/28
2013

Bluebirds in Jordan Valley

Jordan Valley is a remote small town of 300 people nestled along the Idaho-Oregon border in the western foothills of the Owyhee Mountains. About 5 miles outside of town is… Read more »