Bluebird and Small Cavity Nester Conservation
Sialis - Bluebirds and other small cavity nesters


"I Wish You Bluebirds"

Bluebirds are bedazzling creatures. This website was developed as a resource for people interested in helping bluebirds and other native cavity-nesters survive and thrive. See the Site Map (index) or Pulldown (Jump) Menu for an alphabetical list of topics covered.

Eastern bluebird on nest.  Photo by Bet Zimmerman,
An Eastern Bluebird incubating her eggs.
Photo by Bet Zimmerman. See larger version.

What's new?: Red-breasted Nuthatch Bio | Lucy's Warbler Bio | Nesting in a mailbox tube | Hunting behavior of Eastern Bluebirds | Floyd Van Ert | You know you're a bluebirder when... | Picture of the week | Video of the Month | FAQs | How does a bird embryo breathe inside the egg? | Is it safe to use nestboxes made from pressure-treated wood? | Cooperative Breeding and Feeding | Do babies return to the nest after fledging? | Why do birds eat grit? | and a whole lot more.

Note: This website is named for the Eastern Bluebird, Sialia sialis, pronounced cee-AL-ee-a cee-AL-iss.)

May all your blues be birds!
- Bet Zimmerman

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May all your blues be birds!

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Photo in header by Wendell Long.
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