Eastern Bluebirds with Fledglings at Oxtongue Lake



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Eastern Bluebirds with Fledglings at Oxtongue Lake

eastern bluebirds at oxtongue lake, ontario

My dad, who lives at Oxtongue Lake in Ontario, had been trying for 15 years to woo a pair of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) to nest on his property.  Not since the year 2000 had he even seen Eastern Bluebirds in the area.  You can imagine how excited he was this May when a pair showed up and demonstrated interest in one of his homemade nest boxes. Read more

An Eastern bluebird near Cambridge in Ontario



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An Eastern bluebird near Cambridge in Ontario

An image of an eastern bluebird male along brant waterloo road near Cambridge, Ontario.  Photography by Frame To Frame - Bob and Jean.

Bob and I took a drive down towards Cambridge to see if we could locate any of the Sandhill Cranes reported to be nesting in the area of Grass Lake.  Our first observation over the marshy lake revealed nothing to us of the Cranes’ whereabouts, but a fellow birdwatcher pointed us a little further down the dirt road where Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) were preparing to nest.   They were going to have to stand in for the Cranes until a little while later. Read more