bluebird trail

05/03
2016

Back on the Bluebird Trail!

This past weekend I was lucky enough to head back out on the Owyhee Bluebird Trail with the Bluebird Man himself, Al Larson.  This was Al’s first visit of the… Read more »




05/28
2014

118 Bluebird Nestlings Banded on the Owyhee Trail

This past Friday I accompanied Bluebird Man Al Larson on a monitoring trip to his Owyhee Bluebird Trail. The Owyhee Mountains are spectacular and remote despite their ease of access… Read more »




05/19
2014

Bluebirds in a post-wildfire landscape

A few weeks ago fellow Bluebird Man producer/director Neil Paprocki wrote a blog article about the installation of almost 40 new nestboxes along the Prairie Bluebird Trail. Much of this… Read more »




05/01
2014

New Nestboxes for Bluebirds in Prairie

Yesterday was our first trip of the year to Al’s Prairie Bluebird Trail along the South Fork of the Boise River. A good section of this trail was burned last… Read more »




04/24
2014

Return to the Bluebird Trail

Yesterday Neil Paprocki and myself accompanied Al on his first trip of the season to the Owyhee Bluebird Trail. Cheryl Huizinga, a member of both the Southwestern Idaho Birder’s Association… 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 »




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 »