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Western Bluebirds Preparing To Nest
Photo By Harold Ables

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Photographer: Harold Ables

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  • Title: Western Bluebirds Preparing To Nest
  • State/Province/Region (required): Arizona
  • Country (required): United States
  • Nearest Area: In my Backyard
  • Nearest Town: Flagstaff
  • Description: Western Bluebirds have nested in my backyard for the past 4 years. I have provided them with a nest box partially filled with wood shavings, a selection of food and fresh water all within 30 feet of the back deck of my house among the Ponderosa pine trees in the southwestern area of Flagstaff at an elevation of 7000 feet. This picture was taken while the couple was putting finishing touches on their nest on 19 April 2009 some 12 days before a first of 5 eggs was laid. It was taken some 45 feet from the nest box.
  • Brief Directions: Southwestern edge of Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Best Season: Spring
  • Gear: Canon EOS 50D with Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM lens + Canon EF 1.4X II Extender on Tripod

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