Bluebird populations

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Blue birds Helen Yoest Gardening With Confidence® Plants With Benefits

At one time, the bluebird population was greatly reduced due to loss of habitat and competition for nesting cavities with more aggressive house sparrows and European starlings. The good news, naturalists, gardeners, and bird enthusiasts began help with re-population. Building nesting boxes became a popular hobby, and programs to build bluebird trails became plentiful. The bluebird population is now stable, but it’s because of people like you and me.

 

Helen Yoest

 

 


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