Learn how to attract Eastern Bluebirds to your yard.

I have an early morning ritual most days in spring and summer. Pour a cup of “joe” (quick sip) and head out to pick up the morning paper. On my way out of the garage, I grab the cup of meal worms. I pucker up and perform my weak imitation of an Eastern Bluebird’s sweet…

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Learn how to attract Eastern Bluebirds to your yard.

In terms of beauty and tameness, the Eastern Bluebird (Sialis sialis) has few rivals. During the first three quarters of the last century, their numbers greatly declined, due to the loss of open-field habitat and the ill-advised introduction of the House Sparrow (1851) and the European Starling (1890), both formidable nest competitors. Today, because of…

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