Date: 10/27/19 8:30 pm
From: Marilyn Bontly <mbontly...>
Subject: [wisb] Re: Bluebirds!?
They will also eat meal worms but definitely prefer live ones to the dried variety.

Marilyn Bontly, Bayside, Milwaukee co



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Marilyn Bontly

> On Oct 27, 2019, at 8:48 PM, Mary Korkor <marykorkor...> wrote:
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> I often have Bluebirds in winter, depending on severity. If there are berries in bushes they stay around. My Bluebirds don’t usually respond to worms in winter except that horrible April when we had 2 back to back snow storms, but crushed up suet is a good idea. I will give it a try.
> Mary Korkor
> Waukesha County
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>> On Oct 27, 2019, at 3:19 PM, Mary Strasser <mrstrass...> wrote:
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>> About 12 years ago, I had several bluebirds in my semi-rural yard in Onalaska during some bitterly cold and snowy weather. I remember putting out crumbled up suet in a hanging dish feeder several times a day and the bluebirds readily came to eat it. My residence backed up to a wooded hillside which probably provided some natural foods for them.
>> Mary Strasser
>> La Crosse
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>> Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:20:44 PM
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>> Cc: <judyett...> <judyett...>; Wisbirdn <wisbirdn...>
>> Subject: [wisb] Re: Bluebirds!?
>>
>> My sister in Fox Point just reported 6 bluebirds at her feeders and in her
>> yard.
>> Peg Zappen
>> Trempealeau
>>
>>>> On Sun, Oct 27, 2019, 9:34 AM B.G. Sloan <bgsloan3...> wrote:
>>>
>>> If my memory isn't failing me, I think I would occasionally see a Bluebird
>>> in Lake Park in the winter when I lived in Milwaukee. I know when I lived i
>>> Illinois I once saw a small flock of Bluebirds in subzero temps in Urbana's
>>> Meadowbrook Park...
>>> Bernie Sloan
>>> Former Miwaukeean
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 9:30 AM Judy Ettenhofer <judyett...> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I was just thinking it was past time for me to bring my bluebird house in
>>>> (it's 35 degrees here in Spring Green this morning), when I looked out my
>>>> window to see three bluebirds fussing over who was going into the box
>>>> first! Should the birds still be here?
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