Nest Box Summary: July 2017

July 2, 2017 | Posted in NestWatch Data | By

Well, after collecting a lot of data, we can show off some of our numbers. Our feathered friends came out early this year and there have been many successful nest attempts. A successful attempt is when at least one bird


2016 Year End Results

November 30, 2016 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

Well, here they are. We have the results of this year’s nest box data. Honestly, I hate to close out the year. We did well with our Bluebird (Sialia sialis) fledgling numbers, and I was hoping our group could meet


Nest Box Summary: July 2016

July 31, 2016 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

Even though many of our lawns are brown from lack of rain, we have been busy with our nest boxes this year. I intended to post an update earlier in the season, but we ran into a few hiccups with


2015 Year End Results

September 19, 2015 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

Our busy year has come to a close. All of our nest boxes have been empty for a while, and we doubt we will have any more new nests. We have had great success at many of our sites. Here


Nest Box Summary – August 2015

August 1, 2015 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

We are coming close to the end of the summer, but nesting is still in progress. At the moment, all active nests are from House Wrens, but we still have vacancy for any Bluebirds that want to give it one


Nest Box Update – June

June 16, 2015 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

The month is almost over and we have been seeing some good results from our monitoring. Like a lot of areas in the country, we have been dealing with a good amount of rain. Rain brings a few problems that


2014 Year End Results

October 26, 2014 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

Well, I am a little over due at posting our results for this year, but here they are. We had a few setbacks at Memorial Park. Some of our boxes had been vandalized and had to be replaced. Our houses


Vandalism Prevention

July 31, 2014 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

It has been a crazy week at one of our Bluebird sites. There were signs of vandalism to multiple nest boxes, including the complete loss of one. We expect problems for our boxes every year, but we always hope not


No Vacancy

July 7, 2014 | Posted in Education, NestWatch Data, Updates | By

We have been having a difficult time with two of our nest boxes. The only birds that have been using them are House Sparrows. We check them often and remove any nest material from the invasive species, but these birds


A New Page

May 6, 2014 | Posted in Education, NestWatch Data | By

We recently added a new page to our site. The Our Boxes page has a list of our current nest boxes. When you click on the box you can view a pop-up of how the box is performing this season. A