Date: 2/22/21 3:22 pm
From: Jay Jones <jonesjay62...>
Subject: Re: Dead Bluebirds
I checked 8 birdboxes at the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks today. No dead
birds were found, and three boxes had significant droppings on their floor.
I suspect my boxes saved some lives this year!

Jeff tells me none were found in the NWAMN boxes at Woolsey, either.

Rick Jones

On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 4:16 PM Em Donahue <emilyrdonahue...> wrote:

> I have a dead Northern Mockingbird to report, found under a bush in my
> yard. -Em
>
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 3:57 PM Jerry Butler <jerrysharon.butler...>
> wrote:
>
>> I just checked a box I have had out for years that has never attracted
>> nesting birds, though I saw a nut hatch and a blue bird go in it during the
>> recent snow. I found a recently dead male blue bird. I also saw a dead
>> chickadee through the widow yesterday atop the snow yesterday late and when
>> I went out today to see if I could determine if it had had a collision or
>> whatever it was already gone. A scavenger must have found it in the
>> night. So, it leads me to believe that there are many more dead birds than
>> evn those we are finding. Jerry Butler
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 2:46 PM Jane Wiewora <janewiewora...>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Just checked our three boxes and was happy to find them empty. I saw 6
>>> or 7 bluebirds daily and they fed on dried mealworms, suet and peanut chips
>>> most of each day.
>>> Jane-In Searcy
>>>
>>> On Feb 22, 2021, at 1:16 PM, Terry Butler <twbutler1941...>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> 
>>> I checked my boxes and had no dead Bluebirds. I think feeding them 4 six
>>> ounce cups of mealworms per day in a Bluebird feeder saved them. There were
>>> six Bluebirds feeding from daylight to dark each day. I also chopped up
>>> peanuts and suet for them. It looked brutal outside! And it felt it when I
>>> was feeding.
>>>
>>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 11:38 AM Jerry Davis <jwdavis...>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am receiving reports of dead birds in boxes, barns, garages, and in
>>>> yards
>>>> from all over Arkansas and Texas.. This is a terrible hit on our birds.
>>>>
>>>> Jerry
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Lenore Gifford
>>>> Sent: Monday, February 22, 2021 11:25 AM
>>>> To: <ARBIRD-L...>
>>>> Subject: Dead Bluebirds
>>>>
>>>> After reading the emails about the Bluebirds I told my brother to check
>>>> his
>>>> box. He had 9 dead birds. He reported last week that he had two dead
>>>> Indigo
>>>> Buntings. Take the Indigo ID with a grain of salt. He lives in Sheridan.
>>>>
>>>> Lenore
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