The Feather Report Summer Blues

“The bluebird carries the sky on his back.” – Henry David Thoreau By Rachel A. Powless Feather Reporter Bird behavior is a curious thing. Field guides tend to mirror each other in their explanation of known behavior. What they don’t tell you is anything is possible within reason. So much so, that these birder field guides become standard and when something out of the ordinary happens, all bets are off! One such behavior stands out to Carl & I and it’s a big one, even huge. Here is our story: Four years ago, I purchased a wooden nesting box because I got a great price on it. Carl put it up and we waited, not sure what to expect. The wooden box was the type meant for larger birds but…

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