Date: 6/27/20 4:37 am
From: Brennan Michaels <owlhousevt...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Bluebird cam, Thursday's video and Friday's news.
I can only say that the house wren we had eventually killed the bluebird
fledlings about to fledge. It was devastating. Those house wrens really are
nasty. They like to rule the yard. Good luck!
brennan

On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 8:46 PM Ian Clark <ian...> wrote:

> The bluebirds tended to rebuilding the nest in the box by Tuesday things
> were back in order. Both bluebirds have been sticking close to the nest
> since they started the overhaul. That's different behavior than we saw with
> the first brood. The first time, they got the nest ready and more or less
> disappeared for several days. Our wrens are still checking the other box on
> the deck several times a day. My suspicion is the bluebirds are protecting
> against them. But, they've all been in fairly close proximity in front of
> the deck without incident. Anyone have other ideas?
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> Thursday morning, Mrs. Moody laid the first egg of the second brood, that's
> the highlight of the video. On Friday, we got a second egg. I haven't
> reviewed the video yet, I should have caught it. I'll get it uploaded when
> I
> can.
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> Thursday's video:
> https://www.ianclark.com/p505766847
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> Gallery with all of the episodes from the second brood:
> https://www.ianclark.com/p505766847
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> And a bonus! The Upper Valley has a pair of new loons. One chick hatched
> yesterday, the second today. Take a look at their pix:
> https://www.ianclark.com/blog/2020/6/meet-the-upper-valleys-newest-loon
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