We finally started seeing the Eastern Bluebirds again.
This pair is nesting in an older birdhouse that is 20ft off the ground. This is very unusual for these birds because normally they like around 5ft off the ground and we have several houses just right for them that no one is nesting in.
I am guessing they love the height or the look of this worn out birdhouse lol.
I am so glad the Eastern Bluebirds found their way back after the freeze. I know a lot them died because they were caught off guard with the freeze in our area.
We provide housing, birdbaths and food for our feather friends it is very nice to see them back again. This pair posed for a picture together.
Once you hear the song of the cedar waxwing you know they are back.
They are here for one reason and one reason only that is to eat the mulberries right off the tree. They fly in groups of 20 – 30 and go to town all the while wearing their mask and filling up on berries.
We have 4 of the purple mulberry trees and one white tree but the purple are so much better. The largest purple tree is our biggest producer and I was hoping to make some jelly this year.
I think they are beautiful birds and I love to hear them but we really enjoyed picking the mulberries last year with the grandkids. They would run for the trees the minute they drove up so they could eat some berries.
Purple stained hands and lips and lots of giggles to go around. These are the moments that make life so precious.