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Our little Blue Resident
Eastern Bluebird
This little guy has been coming to our yard for the past three years. We decided to place a bird box near where he always liked to perch and when he got here this year he moved right in – Can’t wait to see the babies.

Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
This beautiful bird is a favorite of many people and is eagerly awaited in the spring after a long winter. In places where bluebird nest boxes are erected and European Starlings and House Sparrows are controlled, up to six pairs of bluebirds will nest on as many acres. In the past 25 years bluebirds have become uncommon in the East for reasons not altogether clear. Competition for nest sites with European Starlings and House Sparrows is likely a critical factor. The erection of many artificial nest boxes in recent years seems to be helping to increase the population.
They will lay 4-6 pale blue eggs in a loose cup of grasses and plant stems in natural tree cavities, old woodpecker holes, fence posts, and bird boxes.


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David creates one of a kind photographs and digital images and his work has been displayed in Soho Art-house in NYC. His number one interest (after getting that perfect image) is the satisfaction of his patrons. If you should have questions or just wish to talk about one of his images, please do not hesitate to contact David. Thank you for viewing his work.

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  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesabout 2 years ago

    Very beautiful, marvelous colours and such a nice sparkle in the eye !

  • Thank you so much Morag, I do appreciate your wonderful comments – so glad you like this image – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesabout 2 years ago

  • I appreciate your invitation Morag and have posted this image in your wonderful group – Thank you – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • aprilann
    aprilannabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations on having your image selected to be featured in the group “The Birds”.

    Great job!
    co-host – April

  • Thank you so much April, I do appreciate you featuring my image in your wonderful group – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • BigD
    BigDabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much – I appreciate you featuring my image in Welcome Pennsylvania – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • Adam Le Good
    Adam Le Goodabout 2 years ago

    Stunning picture…. lovely use of the background.

  • Thank you Adam, I appreciate your kind comments – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you Morag, I appreciate being featured in you wonderful Group – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...about 2 years ago

    Hi David – beautiful image of this lovely bird. you should enter this image in the current Wild Animal or Bird Challenge. Only one more day to enter before voting begins.

  • Thank you Jane for your great comment and reminder about this challenge – I have entered this image – Dave

    – David Dehner

  • Tori Snow
    Tori Snowabout 2 years ago

    This image is eligible for the Host’s Choice Challenge BIRD CHALLENGE in the #1 Favorites Group.

  • Thank you Tori – I have entered the challenge – Dave

    – David Dehner

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