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

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"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?: Picture of the week | Video of the Month | Bluebirding for Love | Why are bluebird feathers blue? | Oath of Athenian City-State (making the world a better place) | Feeding Crickets | Bird Banding Q&A | Wildlife Rehabbers/Emergency Care for Orphaned or Injured Birds | House Finch Bio & Photos | Acronyms list | Other Blue Birds | Longevity | First egg reports by State | Supplementing calcium (feeding crushed eggshells) | Predator Guards - pros and cons | White Bluebirds | Cooperative Breeding | Western Bluebird Biology | Hunting by Zuni people | What do bluebirds eat? | Do Bluebirds mate for life? | When will the first egg be laid? | Number of broods | Ants | Bickleton, WA | Photos of Cowbird eggs/young | Egg binding and calcium deficiency | Mountain Bluebird bio | ID Charts (with clues) for nest contents and eggs | Prothonotary Warbler photos | Fecal Sacs | Roosting/Roost boxes | Flocks | Fall/Winter Bluebirding 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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Last updated June 14, 2012. Design by Chimalis.