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2 months ago
Sand Bluff Bird Observatory | Located at Colored Sands Forest Preserve

The North American Bluebird Society Affiliates and Bluebird Societies this week are for the great state of Illinois.
Please click on any link to reach your district.

Or view the contact information and phone number for these 5 great organizations.

State of Illinois

Bond County Bluebird Society
James E. Wilson, D. Mus
502 Shannon Drive
Greenville, IL 62246-1359

East Central Illinois Bluebird Society
Paul or Janice Thode
2420 County Road 0 ... See more

Message From the President Hello Members and Friends of SBBO, In all the 25 years I have volunteered with SBBO, I can’t remember the station being closed to the public for this length of time. It’s unprecedented. Unfortunately, there is no certainly in how things will go with the virus this comi...

2 months ago
How Birds Survive the Cold: Feathers + Food = Warmth

On cold winter days I am always astounded that there are any birds left alive, especially considering that most winter feeder visitors weigh in around 10–25 grams (the weight of 2-5 nickels)! But it turns out that birds employ many of the same strategies I was using inside my house—plus a couple...

2 months ago

Steve Galli took this photo of these two males huddling together during a snowstorm in Southeast Pennsylvania last week,
February 7. Won't be long now that they'll separate themselves and will establish their own territory to raise new families of Blues.

2 months ago
Bluebird Recovery Program of Minnesota | "Bringing Back Bluebirds For Future Generations"

The featured Bluebird Society and North American Bluebird Society Affiliate for this week is for the State of Minnesota.

"The Bluebird Recovery Program of Minnesota"

The contact information is below, Please click on the link to visit their webpage.

The NABS representative for this State is Jim Burke

Bluebird Recovery Program of Minnesota
P.O. Box 984
Faribault, MN 55021
Carrol Johnson

Homepage “Bringing Back Bluebirds for Future Generations” At the end of 2018 after 40 years of affiliation with the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis, the Bluebird Recovery Program of Minnesota has spread its wings and fledged into the world as an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. ...

3 months ago
North Allegheny teen’s tech solution helping North Park’s bluebird population thrive

Wonderful things happen when young people become involved!

Nithin Bhandari wasn’t necessarily looking for a way to help the bluebird population in North Park thrive when he began visiting the Latodami Nature Center several years ago. However, the North Allegheny sophomore was on the search for volunteer opportunities when he discovered that his computer p...

3 months ago

The State Bluebird Societies and North American Bluebird Society affiliates for this week are for the State of California.

There are two organizations to mention for this State, please see contact information below.
Please view all of the great information on the web pages of these two wonderful organizations!

California Bluebird Recovery Program
Dick Blaine
22284 N. De Anza Circle
Cupertino, CA 95014

Southern California Bluebird ... See more

3 months ago

This looks like an interesting educational webinar on Zoom, "Happy Cats and Healthy Birds", sponsored by Denver Audubon and the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies. It's a FREE event on Wednesday, February 10. Note the time is 6 PM Eastern time (5 PM Central, 4 PM Mountain, 3 PM Pacific). The information is as follows, including the registration link.

Event by Denver Audubon and Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 6 PM EST (3 PM CST, 4 PM ... See more

3 months ago

It has been very cold in Virginia. This sweet capture of this down-feather-puffed out male is by photographer Andrew Wilds, Lynchburg, VA, taken on January 28, 2021.

3 months ago
Photos from North American Bluebird Society's post

Featured Bluebird Society and North American Bluebird Society Affiliate

For the State of New Jersey

Please visit the webpage of this great Bluebird Society. Links are provided for their newsletters and also a great gallery from where this photo of an Eastern Bluebird was taken from. Also much more helpful information on the site to explore for New Jersey Bluebird Enthusiasts.

Contact information is below and the NABS Representative for this organization is Kathy Kremnitzer.

New Jersey

New ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from North American Bluebird Society's post

Fun series of captures today (1/29/21) from David Kinneer, Fredericksburg VA. Here is his narrative: “The wind really complicates things for the birds as they move about. Sometimes a gust is so strong it blows them off their perch. It messes up my photos too. Here the bird's right wing shows the influence of the wind as he jumps from a lower branch. As you can see in the second photo, he does make it. But he didn't stay up there long.”

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