Flying by the Seats of Our Pants

April 27, 2017 | Posted in Updates | By

We had our first meeting of 2017, but that doesn’t mean the birds waited for us. Even before we sat down to discuss plans for some of our boxes and review our previous year’s stats, the birds were busy making nests

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2017 Initial Meeting

March 8, 2017 | Posted in Updates | By

If this crazy weather has you wondering when spring will arrive, you’re not alone. If you’re wondering when the Bluebirds will return, well, some may already be here looking for the perfect home to start their family. Spring officially won’t begin for

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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

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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

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2016 Initial Meeting

April 15, 2016 | Posted in Updates | By

It’s that time again. The snow is gone—we hope, the birds are chirping, and we have a little spring-cleaning to do, but not before we make a plan. The Clarence Bluebird Trail will be having their spring meeting of 2016

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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

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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

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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

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Nest Box Update-May is Busy

May 13, 2015 | Posted in Updates | By

With all of the warmer weather, there has been a flurry of activity at our nest box sites. We have 5 total sites and 18 boxes to check. That means man power and our volunteers have been working hard. So

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Spring Upgrades-A New Season of Monitoring Bluebirds

April 10, 2015 | Posted in Updates | By

Yep, spring is in the air; and that means warmer temperatures, rain and nest box upgrades. We planned to install additional boxes late last year, but had to wait for our Buffalo ground to thaw. Now, with spring’s squishy soil,

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