We begin another spring nesting season!
- 🐣PHOEBE – revamping last year's nest. Hatch date: May 28. Fledge June 11?
- The first 🐣ROBIN was here as of Feb. 1st! Hatched: May 14. Fledged May 29!
- The Crows 🐦 were here in a trio.
- 🦉Barred Owls are singing from time-to-time.
- 🐦Wood ducks arrived in April. Hatch date: June 1st (?).
- 🐣HOUSE WREN – still singing from the Bluebird Nest box.
- Flicker is in the dead elm. Although the big tree had an invader.
- Cardinal is flying about, singing from tree tops.
- Baltimore orioles visited briefly.
- 🐻 BEAR WATCH – Meantime: the bear is around! Three times May 25th.
- 🐻 SNUGGLE Bears
- 🐛LDD Moths
- 😼OREGANO cat
Wood ducks arrived in April. They have a nest, April 17.
🐣PHOEBE hatches May 22.
I think the Crows 🐦 hatch May 24-ish.
The 🐣ROBIN began laying, May 20.
May 16 – Wood duck boxes 2018
Both nesting boxes have protected 20 eggs (11 and 9), and they have flown.
Phoebe's 5 have flown, as well.
Submit your data online and contribute to Canada's national nest records database! There are lots of citizen science sites.
Cedar waxwing built a nest in the pine tree in 2015: Cedar waxwing tales. Gathering nesting materials📹!
Tuesday, May 15th, in the veggie garden
I've reported a fair number!
2013 – Eastern Phoebe hatchlings: a photo story of their development
|2014||Eastern Phoebe Phoebe #1 Phoebe hatchling progress - they've flown the coop!|
|Wood duck on the nest|
|2015||Wood Duck Wood #2|
|Wood Duck Wood duck #1 Wood duck nesting boxes: they flew the coop!
Update on the phoebe nest
|Wood Duck Nest box #1
|2017||American Robin robin: shed|
|Barred Owl Barred owl in tree|
|Eastern Phoebe: Phoebe nesting progress|
|Wood duck nesting progress|
|2018||Chipping Sparrow veggie garden|
|Eastern Phoebe Shed|
|Wood Duck Wood Duck #3|
|Wood Duck Wood Duck #2|
|Wood Duck wood duck #1|