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Christine Thomas: A bluebird (nest box) day at the little cabin

This photo of an eastern bluebird was taken by Chr istine Thomas’s friend, Patricia Empson, in Traverse City, Mich., on March 7. (Photo Patricia Empson)

On March 7, my friend, Pat Empson, who lives near an orchard north of Traverse City, Mich., posted a great Facebook photo of an eastern bluebird perched on what looks like a piece of furniture in her yard. A week later, her local television station featured it in two of its newscasts.
“Wow!” I exclaimed, as I showed the photo to my husband, Stan. “This seems early. I guess we had better get our nest boxes cleaned out.”

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