Bluebird Update 4.26.16

At this time last week there were 22 nestlings and 5 unhatched eggs in our six bluebird nest boxes. That’s 10 bluebird nestlings, 12 chickadee nestlings, and 5 unhatched bluebird eggs. The 5 bluebird eggs have since hatched, but we now have fewer nestlings than we did last week. We currently have 21 nestlings. How can that be? One of the chickadee nests was emptied of its inhabitants. Predator! This, despite the fact that all of the nest boxes haveRead more