Friday, September 23, 2005

My Nest Box Checker


All spring and summer Julie maintains our bluebird trail (about 12 boxes) and we enjoy decent reproductive success amoung our feathered tenants. Our all-time high is 72 fledglings for a breeding season--not bad for just a dozen boxes in our wooded habitat.

Phoebe (our nine-year-old daughter) loves to check the nest boxes, especially when the babies are getting feathered and cute. In this image, she's helping out on a early-spring box-checking run in our meadow.

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