The Blue Family – Part 6 – Little Blues

Male bluebird flying away from nestbox with fledgelings - 5-25-2020

…finally!

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The fledglings are not so little anymore. At approximately 2 1/2 weeks old, the babies will most likely depart the nest in the next few days. They are very loud whenever the parents are nearby. Now several of the fledglings will stick their head out of the nestbox entrance in an attempt to be the first to reach the food.

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The Blue Family – Part 3 – What’s for Lunch?

Male Bluebird approaching nest box with food - 5-13-2020

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It’s green and wiggly…and it probably would have become a butterfly.

…if not for Papa. I’m getting a “circle of life” vibe watching this family work to feed their family. It’s another day filled with non-stop gathering of food to feed the fledglings.

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