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On the bench, where my home is sandwiched between Reynolds Mountain to the north and Henderson Mountain to the east and south, the bluebirds have begin nesting season this past week. They are actively bringing nesting material to 3 of my 4 bluebird houses; and, they appear to be three different pairs, so far as I can tell. They packed the houses with grass this winter for roosting; so I removed it about 3 weeks ago. Now, they are building nests. I have examined each house and the nests looks well made. One male Bluebird has learned a trick from the Cardinals playbook and attacks his image every morning on the living room window; the singing continues all day now. Confrontations between males has also begun. The temperatures were in the 60’s and 70’s all week.

Bluebird March 1, 2012

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