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, had been trying for 15 years to woo a pair of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) to nest on his property at Oxtongue Lake in Ontario.  Not since the year 2000 had he even seen Eastern Bluebirds in the area.  You can imagine how excited he was when a pair showed up in May 2015, 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

Mountain Bluebird We Sighted At Grand Canyon Heliport



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Mountain Bluebird We Sighted At Grand Canyon Heliport

mountain bluebird in tree looks to camera, grand canyon heliport, arizona

When Bob and I decided to travel to the Grand Canyon, it was more about seeing the spectacular scenery than anything else, but on our first morning at Grand Canyon National Park, we had an early morning helicopter flight booked at the local heliport.  When we emerged from our rental car to check in, our birding instincts took over when we spotted a Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) perched in one of the trees at the edge of the parking lot. Read more

Western Bluebird we sighted at Grand Canyon National Park



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Western Bluebird we sighted at Grand Canyon National Park

western bluebird, grand canyon national park, arizona, frame to frame bob and jean

After an hour-long guided hike known as a Fossil Walk at Grand Canyon National Park, Bob and I were returning to Maswik Lodge for lunch by way of the forested area adjacent to Village Loop Drive and the railway track.  A brilliant blue flash of colour had us both looking up into one of the pine trees where sat perched a male Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana).

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